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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: Arabic
Subtitle: An Essential Grammar
Written By: Faruk Abu-Chacra
Series Title: Grammar Workbooks

Arabic is an up-to-date and practical reference guide to the most important
aspects of the language. Suitable for beginners, as well as intermediate
students, this book offers a strong foundation for learning the fundamental
grammar and structure of Arabic.

The complexities of the language are set out in short, readable sections
and exercises and examples are provided throughout. The book is ideal for
independent learners as well as for classroom study.

Features of this book include:

*coverage of the Arabic script and alphabet
*chapter on Arabic handwriting
*guide to pronunciation
*full examples throughout.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Writing Systems
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415415721
ISBN-13: 9780415415729
Pages: 368
Prices: U.S. $ 120.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415415713
ISBN-13: 9780415415712
Pages: 368
Prices: U.S. $ 31.95