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It's Been Said Before

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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: Writing as a Learning Tool: Integrating Theory and Practice
Edited By: Kirsti Lonka
Paivi Tynjala
Lucia Mason
Series Title: Studies in Writing Volume: 7

Thie book presents psychological and educational foundations of the writing across the curriculum movement and describes writing-to-learn practices implemented at different levels of education, ranging from elementary school to higher education. It also puts the question into the broader context of schooling and society, including writing and modern technology. Writing as a Learning Tool is useful for educators, curriculum developers, psychologists, cognitive scientists, writing researchers, and teachers at all levels and all disciplines. It provides concrete applications and ideas about how to enhance student learning by means of writing.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Kluwer
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0792368770
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 226
Prices: EUR 68.00 / USD 74.00 / GBP 46

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0792369149
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 226
Prices: EUR 40.00 / USD 43.00 / GBP 27