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Closing the achievement gap how to reach limited-formal-schooling and long-term English learners by Yvonne S. Freeman

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Published by Heinemann in Portsmouth, NH .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.,
  • English language -- Study and teaching -- United States.,
  • Adult education -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-160) and index.

StatementYvonne S. Freeman [and] David E. Freeman with Sandra Mercuri.
ContributionsFreeman, David E., Mercuri, Sandra.
LC ClassificationsPE1128.A2 F744 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 162 p. :
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3939809M
ISBN 100325002738
LC Control Number2001007439

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