Concepts in language testing some recent studies

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Published by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages in Washington .

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Statementedited by Eugène J. Brière and Frances Butler Hinofotis.
ContributionsBrière, Eugène John., Hinofotis, Frances Butler., Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.
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LC ClassificationsPB36 .C59
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Paginationviii, 100 p. :
Number of Pages100
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Open LibraryOL4430621M
LC Control Number79063616

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