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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' Experience of Immersion Education: Case Studies of French and Chinese
Written By: Michele DeCourcy
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

This book, which follows the progress of two groups of learners in late immersion programs aims to add to the literature on immersion programs by its emphasis on the processes of learning in such programs. Another aim of the book is to extend our knowledge of learning processes in character- based languages.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853595616
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 162
Prices: GBP 49.95 USD 74.95 CAN$ 99.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853595608
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 162
Prices: GBP 19.95 USD 29.95 CAN$ 39.95