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Description of personality traits by Chinese adjectives: A trial on university students

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Parents’ Impact Belief in Raising Bilingual and Biliterate Children in Japan

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A Short Etude on Irony in Storytelling

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The Role of Social Relationships in Children’s Active EFL Learning

Journal of Language Teaching and Research , 37 (3), 308–328. doi: 10.1177/0033688206071315 Zhao, Q. (2013). An exploration of language anxiety in L2 academic context for Chinese international students in U.S. universities (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&I (order number 3570324).

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Consequences Of Linguistic Frame Switching: Cognitive And Motivational Shifts In Bilingual Tunisians

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Metaphorical Competence in Multilingual Context of Language Acquisition and Learning

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Early bilingualism: children of immigrants in an English-language childcare center

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Politeness Strategies in English Business Letters: a Comparative Study of Native and Non-Native Speakers of English

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