Extensive Reading Bibliography

Tan, A. L. & Kan, G. Y. (1997). Reading Across the Curriculum. In Jacobs, G. M., Davis, C., & Renandya, W. A. (Eds.). Successful strategies for extensive reading. (pp. 81-89) Singapore: SEAMEO Regional Language Centre.

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