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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

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: Reflections on Multiliterate Lives
Edited By: Diane Belcher
Ulla Connor
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism 26

Reflections on Multiliterate Lives is a collection of personal accounts, in narrative and interview format, of the formative literacy experiences of highly successful second language users, all of whom are professional ademics. Representing fourteen countries of origin, the contributors, who are well known specialists in language teaching as well as a variety of other fields in the social and physical sciences, compellingly recount in their own words their past and present struggles and successes as learners of language and of much else.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853595225
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 211
Prices: #49.00/ US$79.95/ CAN$99.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853595217
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 211
Prices: #19.95/ US$29.95/ CAN$39.95