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Language training reference manual

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Language training Reference Manuel

Peace Corps of the United States of America Information Collection & Exchange Training Manual T0056 July 1989

LANGUAGE TRAINING REFERENCE MANUAL JULY 1989

Prepared for Peace Corps of the United States of America by Kristin Lems and CHP International, Inc. under Contract No. PC-887-2650.

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