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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: Directions in Applied Linguistics
Edited By: Paul Bruthiaux
Dwight Atkinson
William G. Eggington
William Grabe
Vaidehi Ramanathan
Series Title: Multilingual Matters

The essays and research papers in this collection explore current issues in
Language Education, English for Academic Purposes, Contrastive Discourse
Analysis, and Language Policy and Planning, and outline promising
directions for theory and practice in applied linguistics. The collection
also honours the life-long contribution of Robert B. Kaplan to the field.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853598496
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 344
Prices: U.K. £ 54.95
U.S. $ 99.95