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The state of French second language education in Canada 2002.

The state of French second language education in Canada 2002.

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Published by Canadian Parents for French in [Ottawa, Ont.?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • French language -- Study and teaching -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsCanadian Parents for French.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPC2068.C3 S73 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 66 p. :
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3748719M
      ISBN 100921189206
      LC Control Number2003430786


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