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Applied social dimensions of language use and teaching in West Africa

D. D. Kuupole

Applied social dimensions of language use and teaching in West Africa

festschrift in honour of professor Tunde Ajiboye

by D. D. Kuupole

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Published by University Press, University of Cape Coast in Cape Coast, Ghana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Language and languages,
  • French language

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[editors, D.D. Kuupole, Isaiah Bariki]
    ContributionsUniversity of Ilorin. Dept. of French, University of Cape Coast. Dept. of French
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP57.N6 A66 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25269256M
    ISBN 10998814461X
    ISBN 109789988144616
    LC Control Number2011478477
    OCLC/WorldCa775010179

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