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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: Distance Education and Languages
Subtitle: Evolution and Change
Edited By: Borje Holmberg
Monica Shelley
Cynthia White
Series Title: New Perspectives in Language and Education

This edited book is the first collection of studies to be published dealing
specifically with the teaching of languages at a distance. It contains
contributions from language teaching professionals working all over the
world, and covers a variety of languages. Based on practical experience
and research, it includes work on learner autonomy and support, the
development of intercultural competence, methodology and course design,
learning environments and language teacher education.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853597767
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 360
Prices: U.K. £ 74.95
U.S. $ 134.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853597759
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 360
Prices: U.S. $ 54.95
U.K. £ 29.95