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Comparing Languages

Comparing Languages

English and its European Relatives (Awareness of Language)

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language: specific skills,
  • Linguistics,
  • English,
  • French,
  • Education,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities,
  • Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Arts & Humanities,
  • Designed / suitable for National Curriculum

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7737188M
    ISBN 100521334861
    ISBN 109780521334860
    OCLC/WorldCa32821981


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