Minority community languages in school from working parties for the Third Assembly, Nottingham, 1982

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  • Native language and education -- England.,
  • Minorities -- Education -- England.

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Statementedited by Euan Reid.
SeriesNCLE papers and reports -- 4
ContributionsReid, Euan, 1940-, Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research., National Congress on Languages in Education
LC ClassificationsLC201.7.G7
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Open LibraryOL20950849M
ISBN 100903466708

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