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Language and culture in conflict

Nina Wallerstein

Language and culture in conflict

problem-posing in the ESL classroom

by Nina Wallerstein

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 201-209.

    Other titlesProblem-posing in the ESL classroom.
    StatementNina Wallerstein.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1128.A2 W24 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination209 p. :
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3780585M
    ISBN 10020108290X
    LC Control Number81020641


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