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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: Achieving Success in Second Language Acquisition
Written By: Betty Lou Leaver
Madeline Ehrman
Boris Shekhtman

Aimed at beginning to intermediate undergraduates and above, this textbook
is designed to help the student achieve optimal success as a language
learner and user. It teaches students to understand their own preferences
in learning, develop individual learning plans and approaches, and select
appropriate learning strategies. Each chapter contains an overview and
review section, with learning activities that students can carry out
either individually or in classrooms.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0521837510
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 280
Prices: U.S. $ 80.00

Format: Electronic
ISBN: 0511111894
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: U.S. $ 24.00
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 052154663X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 280
Prices: U.S. $ 29.99
U.K. £ 19.99