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Les définitions ci-dessous proviennent du site Internet ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics.

Total Immersion—Programs in which all subjects taught in the lower grades (K–2) are taught in the foreign language; instruction in English increases in the upper grades (3–6) to 20%–50%, depending on the program.

Partial Immersion—Programs in which up to 50% of subjects are taught in the foreign language; in some programs, the material taught in the foreign language is reinforced in English.

Two-Way Immersion—Programs that give equal emphasis to English and a non-English language and in which between one-third and two-thirds of the student body consists of native speakers of the non-English language, with the remainder of students being native speakers of English.

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