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Exploring diversity in the language curriculum

Exploring diversity in the language curriculum

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Published by Centre for Language in Education, The Hong Kong Institute of Education in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and education -- Congresses.,
  • Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Congresses.,
  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign countries -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Vernon Crew, Vivien Berry, Joseph Hung.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsCrew, Vernon., Berry, Vivien., Hung, Joseph., International Language in Education Conference (1998 : Hong Kong).
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 288 p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19131975M
    ISBN 109629490331
    OCLC/WorldCa47070007


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Cultural diversity refers to people who identify with particular groups based on their birthplace, ethnicity, language, values, beliefs or world views.

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