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Peer to peer deaf literacy: working with young deaf people and peer tutors in India

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Peer to peer deaf literacy : working with young deaf people and peer tutors in India. / Gillen, Julia; Panda, Sibaji ; Papen, Uta; Zeshan, Ulrike.

In: Language and Language Teaching, Vol. 5, No. 10, 30.07.2016, p. 1-7.

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Gillen, J, Panda, S, Papen, U & Zeshan, U 2016, 'Peer to peer deaf literacy: working with young deaf people and peer tutors in India', Language and Language Teaching, vol. 5, no. 10, pp. 1-7.

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Gillen, J., Panda, S., Papen, U., & Zeshan, U. (2016). Peer to peer deaf literacy: working with young deaf people and peer tutors in India. Language and Language Teaching, 5(10), 1-7.

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Gillen J, Panda S, Papen U, Zeshan U. Peer to peer deaf literacy: working with young deaf people and peer tutors in India. Language and Language Teaching. 2016 Jul 30;5(10):1-7.

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Gillen, Julia ; Panda, Sibaji ; Papen, Uta ; Zeshan, Ulrike. / Peer to peer deaf literacy : working with young deaf people and peer tutors in India. In: Language and Language Teaching. 2016 ; Vol. 5, No. 10. pp. 1-7.

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