English of Finnish Americans with reference to social and psychological background factors and with special reference to age by PaМ€ivi PietilaМ€

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Published by Turun yliopisto in Turku .

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  • Finnish Americans -- Language.,
  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Finnish speakers.,
  • Second language acquisition.

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Statementby Päivi Pietilä.
SeriesTurun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja B,, osa 188 =, Annales Universitatis Turkuensis. Ser. B ;, tom. 188, Turun yliopiston julkaisuja., osa 188.
LC ClassificationsPE3102.F54 P54 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 259 p. ;
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1947356M
ISBN 109518803641
LC Control Number90171384

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