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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: A Comprehensive Spanish Grammar
Written By: Jacques De Bruyne
Christopher J. Pountain

This is a definitive grammar for all students of Spanish.
The book covers topics from basic pronounciation and the use of the noun, to particular problem areas, such as difficulties with verbs and word order. Special sections examine regional diversity within the language, and attention is paid throughout to the inclusion of Latin-American Spanish.

Publication Year: 1995
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Spanish
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631190872
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 704
Prices: U.S. $ 36.95
U.K. £ 19.99

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631168036
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 704
Prices: U.S. $ 91.95
U.K. £ 65.00