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Some aspects of bilingualism in university education

M. MacMillan

Some aspects of bilingualism in university education

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Published by Sudan Research Unit, University of Khartoum in [Khartum] .
Written in English

  • Sudan,
  • Sudan.
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- Study and teaching -- Sudan.,
    • Sudan -- Languages.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] M. MacMillan.
      SeriesAfrican studies seminar paper, no. 10
      LC ClassificationsPE1068.S75 M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination28 l.
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5467900M
      LC Control Number73170837

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