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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: The Teacher's Grammar Book
Subtitle: Second Edition
Written By: James D. Williams

"The Teacher's Grammar Book, Second Edition" introduces the various
grammars that inform writing instruction in our schools, and examines
methods, strategies, and techniques that constitute best classroom
practices for teaching grammar and writing. Designed for students who are
preparing to become English or language arts teachers, as well as for
credentialed teachers who want an easy-to-use guide to questions of
methods, grammar, and teaching, this overview of basic English grammar
includes the following major topics: a brief history of grammar, teaching
grammar, grammar and writing, traditional grammar,
transformational-generative grammar, cognitive grammar, dialects, black
English, and Chicano English.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0805852212
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: U.S. $ 34.50