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Foreign language instruction in Washington

Lester W. McKim

Foreign language instruction in Washington

a report on a survey of foreign language teachers conducted by a committee of the Washington Association of Foreign Language Teachers, Fall 1980

by Lester W. McKim

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Published by Superintendent of Public Instruction in Tumwater, WA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Languages, Modern -- Study and teaching -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Lester W. McKim ; preliminary data compiled by Louise Collins.
    ContributionsCollins, Louise., Washington Association of Foreign Language Teachers.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 35 p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16521903M

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