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Published by Multilingual Matters Limited .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bilingualism & multilingualism,
  • Language acquisition,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Semantics,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language,
  • Linguistics,
  • Language and languages

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsSinfree Makoni (Editor), Alastair Pennycook (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8980231M
ISBN 101853599247
ISBN 109781853599248

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