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"Nice things get said": corpus evidence and the national literacy strategy

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"Nice things get said" : corpus evidence and the national literacy strategy. / Sealey, Alison; Thompson, Paul.

In: Literacy, Vol. 40, No. 1, 04.2006, p. 22-28.

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Sealey, Alison ; Thompson, Paul. / "Nice things get said" : corpus evidence and the national literacy strategy. In: Literacy. 2006 ; Vol. 40, No. 1. pp. 22-28.

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