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Growing up with three languages from birth to eleven by Xiao-Lei Wang

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Published by Multilingual Matters in Clevedon, Buffalo .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Language acquisition -- Parent participation,
  • Multilingualism in children

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementXiao-lei Wang.
SeriesParents" and teachers" guides -- no. 11
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP118.5 .W36 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16943200M
ISBN 109781847691071, 9781847691064, 9781847691088
LC Control Number2008026646

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