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Linguistics and the teaching of English as a foreign language report on a conference held at the University of Michigan, July 28-30, 1957. by Conference on Linguistics and the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (1957 University of Michigan)

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Published by s.n.] in [Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers -- Congresses.,
  • Linguistics -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

GenreCongresses.
ContributionsLinguistic Institute., Conference Board of the Associated Research Councils. Committee on International Exchange of Persons.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 136 p. ;
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16645719M

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