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It's Been Said Before

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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: Cultural and Linguistic Policy Abroad
Subtitle: The Italian Experience
Written By: Mariella Totaro-Genevois
Series Title: Multilingual Matters

This book investigates Italian foreign cultural policy from the 1947
Constitution to the present. How has Italy conveyed its language and
culture to the outside world? Where does the Italian experience fit into a
wider international context? Finally, what can be learned from the answers
to such questions in relation to the Italian experience in Australia?

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Italian
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853598003
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: U.S. $ 119.95
U.K. £ 64.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853597996
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: U.K. £ 24.95
U.S. $ 44.95