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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: Trends in Bilingual Acquisition
Edited By: Jasone Cenoz
Fred Genesee
Series Title: Trends in Language Acquisition Research 1

The chapters in this volume provide the first comprehensive overview of trends in research on early phonological, lexical, syntactic and pragmatic development in children acquiring two (or more) languages simultaneously. Ongoing as well as emerging issues are examined and discussed by leading researchers in the field. Collectively, these studies extend our knowledge of bilingual acquisition and broaden our understanding of the child's ability to acquire and use language. This volume is of interest to researchers working on language acquisition by monolingual and bilingual children, graduate students of psychology, linguistics and communication sciences, and researchers and professionals concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of bilingual children with language impairment.

Contributions by: Fred Genesee & Jasone Cenoz; JCLudovica Serratrice; Laura Bosch & NC:ria SebastiC!n-GallC)s; Diane
Poulin-Dubois & Naomi Goodz; Margareta Almgren & Itziar Idiazabal;
Elena Nicoladis; Suzanne uay; Elizabeth Lanza; Liane Comeau & Fred
Genesee; Liane Comeau & Fred Genesee.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1588110990
ISBN-13: 9781588110992
Pages: 288
Prices: U.S. $ 115
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 902723471X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: EUR 60.00