LAN 480: Methods of Teaching a Modern Language

Books for Language Research

Library Catalog
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Sample Searches for Modern Language Teaching Materials
d:(spanish language) and d:(study and teaching)
d:(second language acquisition) and d:(study and teaching)

Curriculum Materials Collection
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s:spanish language

WorldCat
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ebrary
ebrary Academic Complete contains over 70,000 electronic book titles, and one of the of the areas covered is the Modern Languages.

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