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Published by National Council of Teachers of English in Urbana, Ill .
Written in English



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  • English language -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States,
  • Education, Secondary -- United States -- Curricula,
  • English language -- Composition and exercises,
  • Academic writing -- Study and teaching,
  • Study skills

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 229-235.

Statementedited by Anne Ruggles Gere.
ContributionsGere, Anne Ruggles, 1944-
LC ClassificationsPE1404 .R66 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 238 p. :
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2540318M
ISBN 100814141986
LC Control Number85021573

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