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Clyne, Michael – Babel: Australia, 1994
Discusses language data from the Australian 1991 Census that indicates the vast resources available in languages other than English. Notes that two of the tenets of Australia's various language policies are language maintenance and the development of Aboriginal and community languages as well as the provision of opportunities for learning…
Descriptors: Australian Aboriginal Languages, Bilingualism, Census Figures, Change Strategies
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Clyne, Michael – Babel: Journal of the Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations, 1983
A recently developed primary school German immersion program for a German community is described and its development from Canadian examples is discussed. The program is a composite of immersion, bilingual, and second language models. Early reaction is highly favorable, although the program will not be fully evaluated for a few years. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Educational Demand, Foreign Countries, German