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Published by Multilingual Matters in Clevedon, Avon, England .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Language and languages -- Ability testing.,
  • Education, Bilingual.,
  • Academic achievement.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by Charlene Rivera.
SeriesMultilingual matters ;, 10, Multilingual matters (Series) ;, 10.
ContributionsRivera, Charlene.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP53.4 .L37 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2935849M
ISBN 100905028244, 0905028236
LC Control Number84173016

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