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Write in the middle

a guide to writing for the ESL student

by Connie Shoemaker

  • 36 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace in Orlando .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Rhetoric.,
  • English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.,
  • Report writing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementConnie Shoemaker and Douglas Larson.
    GenreTextbooks for foreign speakers.
    ContributionsLarson, Douglas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1408 .S4876 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 212 p. :
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3971033M
    ISBN 100030222974
    LC Control Number2001278372
    OCLC/WorldCa43408576

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