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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

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By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Urban Multilingualism in Europe
Subtitle: Immigrant Minority Languages at Home and School
Edited By: Guus Extra
Kutlay Yagmur
Series Title: Multilingual Matters

This book is the final outcome of the crossnational Multilingual Cities Project, carried out under the auspices of the European Cultural Foundation, established in Amsterdam, and coordinated by Babylon, Centre for Studies of the Multicultural Society, at Tilburg University. The book offers multidisciplinary, crossnational, and crosslinguistic perspectives on the status of immigrant minority languages at home and school in a dominant Germanic or Romance environment in six major multicultural cities across Europe. From North to South these cities are Göteborg, Hamburg, The Hague, Brussels, Lyon, and Madrid.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853597791
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 428
Prices: U.S. $ 99.95
U.K. £ 54.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853597783
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 428
Prices: U.S. $ 34.95
U.K. £ 19.95