Issues on Teaching Strategies for Immersion Education

Tjahjaning Tingastuti Surjosuseno, Robert J. Johnson


Immersion education is described and discussed in this paper since it has already been successfully implemented in countries where English is used as a Second and First Foreign Language such as in Singapore and Hungary (Johnson & Swain. 1997). Different models using varying percentages of the target language on campuses allow for different levels of success at each institution. Following a discussion on the relative usefulness of each strategy for teaching immersion education in English as the First Foreign Language (EFL) classes, this paper concludes that only eight of nine strategies can be used in teaching immersion education in EFL classes in Indonesia


Immersion education, teaching strategies

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