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A mixed method study of language learning motivation and inter-cultural contact of international students

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A mixed method study of language learning motivation and inter-cultural contact of international students. / Kormos, Judit; Csizér, Kata; Iwaniec, Janina.

In: Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2014, p. 151-166.

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Kormos, J, Csizér, K & Iwaniec, J 2014, 'A mixed method study of language learning motivation and inter-cultural contact of international students', Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 151-166. https://doi.org/10.1080/01434632.2013.847940

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Kormos, J., Csizér, K., & Iwaniec, J. (2014). A mixed method study of language learning motivation and inter-cultural contact of international students. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 35(2), 151-166. https://doi.org/10.1080/01434632.2013.847940

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Kormos, Judit ; Csizér, Kata ; Iwaniec, Janina. / A mixed method study of language learning motivation and inter-cultural contact of international students. In: Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. 2014 ; Vol. 35, No. 2. pp. 151-166.

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