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Classroom talk exploring the sociocultural structure of formal ESL learning by Debbie G. E. Ho

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Published by P. Lang in Bern [Switzerland], New York .
Written in English


  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers -- Research -- Methodology.,
  • Second language acquisition -- Research -- Methodology.

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Edition Notes

StatementDebbie G.E. Ho.
SeriesLinguistic insights -- v. 27
LC ClassificationsPE1128.A2 H55 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination254 p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22259737M
ISBN 109783039114344

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