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There have been many empirical studies and research conducted on immersion programs and the results have thus far been positive. This may be comforting to those who believe in the spread of immersion programs. There are many aspects of immersion instruction that make it appealing. Firstly, there are many types of immersion programs. It varies depending on the learners' attitude and instructional environment. It can be divided into 'early, delayed immersion' and 'late immersion' in which one can decide when the good time is and one has to start and join. Further division is possible into 'full immersion' or 'partial immersion' programs, providing even more flexibility. The last important aspect that needs discussion is that these programs operate on a voluntary basis. This is a particularly important point, as a large portion of the programs success should be attributed to the self-motivation of the children to enter such voluntary program. To join a program voluntarily indicates parental support for the child, and that the child is willing to try a new system