Language Education in China: Policy And Experience from 1949 (Education in China: Reform and Diversity)

by Agnes S. L. Lam

Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

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  • Bilingualism & multilingualism,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Asia - China,
  • Educational Policy & Reform,
  • English as a Second Language,
  • Multicultural Education,
  • 20th century,
  • China,
  • Chinese language,
  • Education and state,
  • History,
  • Language and languages,
  • Study and teaching
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