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Four problems in teaching English: a critique of research

J. Stephen Sherwin

Four problems in teaching English: a critique of research

by J. Stephen Sherwin

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Published by Published for the National Council of Teachers of English by International Textbook Co. in Scranton, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Study and teaching.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 191-209.

    Statement[by] J. Stephen Sherwin.
    ContributionsNational Council of Teachers of English.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1068.U5 S5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 209 p.
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4752194M
    ISBN 100700222146
    LC Control Number78076405
    OCLC/WorldCa50632

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