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Native English speakers immersed in another language - a review of the literature

Peter Sydney Neil

Native English speakers immersed in another language - a review of the literature

by Peter Sydney Neil

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Published by [Department of Education in Belfast .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Immersion method (Language teaching)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Peter Neil, Gabrielle Nig Uidhir and Fiona Clarke.
    SeriesResearch report series / Northern Ireland Department of Education -- no.19, Research report series -- no.19.
    ContributionsNig Uidhir, Gabrielle., Clarke, Fiona., Northern Ireland. Department of Education.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination81 p. :
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20669913M
    ISBN 101897592469
    OCLC/WorldCa45581540

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