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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 University Course in English Grammar
Written By: Angela Downing
Philip Locke

This comprehensive up-to-date descriptive grammar is a complete course for first degree and post-graduate students of English as a Foreign Language. It is also suitable as a background course for literature and discourse studies, since grammatical usage is illustrated with authentic texts, many of them from literary sources.
Originally published by Prentice Hall in 1992, this text is now readily available world-wide from Routledge. Features include:
*chapters divided into modules of class-length material
*literary and other authentic texts and transcriptions contextualise structure
*clear chapter and module summaries enabling efficient teacher preparation and student revision
*tasks for individual study at the end of each chapter
*answer key to tasks
*comprehensive index.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 041528810X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 640
Prices: 27.95