The 1994 writing for specific audiences and purposes study
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Published by Ministry of Education in [Victoria, B.C.] .
Written in English


  • English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- British Columbia -- Evaluation.

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Other titlesWriting for specific audiences and purposes study.
Statementwritten by Mary Edgley for the contract team,Arnold Toutant...[et al.]
ContributionsToutant, Arnold, 1938-, British Columbia. Examinations and Assessment Branch., British Columbia. Ministry of Education., British Columbia. Provincial Learning Assessment Program.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 188 p.
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21197681M
ISBN 100772626634

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