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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: Learners' Stories
Subtitle: Difference and Diversity in Language Learning
Edited By: Philip Benson
David Nunan
Series Title: Cambridge Language Teaching Library

This volume is a collection of nine original papers exploring dimensions of
individual difference in language learning from narrative and biographical
perspectives. Topics covered include motivation, emotion, age, learning
strategies and beliefs, identity and the influence of classroom, distance
and self-instructional settings. The authors use a variety of research
methods to investigate learners' experiences of these aspects of the
learning process. Among the countries represented in the research are
Australia, Bahrain, China, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, New Zealand, Peru, the
United Kingdom and the United States. The studies will be of interest to
teachers, teachers-in-preparation, teacher educators and researchers.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0521849381
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 182
Prices: U.S. $ 73.00
U.K. £ 38.00