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December 2008

Youth bilingualism in Canada

Although fewer than 20% of Canadian youth have ever been enrolled in a second language immersion program, those who have are much more likely to report being bilingual by age 21 than those with only traditional core language education. Furthermore, the more years of immersion that students experience, the more likely they are to report that they are able to converse in both English and French at age 21 ...more.


Get the second set of updates to selected indicators in Education Indicators in Canada: Report of the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program 2007 (81-582-X).