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The lexical approach the state of ELT and a way forward by Michael Lewis

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Published by Thomson/Heinle in Australia, UK .
Written in English


  • English language -- Study and teaching.,
  • English language -- Grammar -- Study and teaching.,
  • Lexical grammar.

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Edition Notes

First published: Language teaching publications, 1993.

StatementMichael Lewis.
SeriesLanguage teaching publications series
The Physical Object
Paginationix,200p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19646183M

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