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Norms and competence approach to English literacy

Norms and competence approach to English literacy

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Published by University of Zimbabwe, Human Resources Research Centre, Faculty of Education in Harare .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Zimbabwe -- African speakers.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementChipo Dyanda ... [et al.].
    ContributionsDyanda, Chipo., University of Zimbabwe. Human Resources Research Centre.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1130.3.A2 N598 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16397977M
    ISBN 100869235338, 0869235354
    LC Control Number2007381250

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