Indian English and "vernacular" India by Makarand R. Paranjape

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  • Study and teaching,
  • Spoken English,
  • Native language and education,
  • English language

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Papers presented at a seminar on Indian English and vernacular India : (con)texts and (con)tests, held at New Delhi during 28-30 March 2005.

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Book details

Statementedited by Makarand K. Paranjape, G.J.V. Prasad
LC ClassificationsPE1068.I4 I54 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 165 p. ;
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25123095M
ISBN 108131726614
ISBN 109788131726617
LC Control Number2011351309

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