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Assessing and teaching language literacy and oracy in schools by Mary H. Neville

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Published by Macmillan Education in Basingstoke .
Written in English


  • English language -- Study and teaching.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography, p.259-261. - Includes index.

StatementMary Neville ; advisor, A.K. Pugh.
LC ClassificationsLB1576
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,267p. :
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22381493M
ISBN 100333451392

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