Research methods in language learning by David Nunan

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY, USA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Research -- Methodology

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-243) and index.

Book details

StatementDavid Nunan.
SeriesCambridge language teaching library
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP53 .N87 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 249 p. :
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1562562M
ISBN 100521419379, 0521429684
LC Control Number91044022

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