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Published by Wydawn. Naukowe Uniwersytetu im. Adama Mickiewicza in Poznań .
Written in English


  • Comparative and general Grammar,
  • Phonology,
  • Phohology,
  • Second language acquisition,
  • English language

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGeoffrey Schwartz
SeriesSeria Filologia angielska -- nr. 31.
LC ClassificationsP217 .S297 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination243 p. :
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24844889M
ISBN 108323220018
ISBN 109788323220015
LC Control Number2011391195

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