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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: Biliteracy and Globalization
Subtitle: English Language Education in India
Written By: Viniti Vaish
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

This book analyzes how the urban disadvantaged in the city of New Delhi
learn English. Using qualitative methods the author discusses the pedagogy,
texts and contexts in which biliteracy occurs and links English language
teaching and learning in India with the broader social processes of

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1847690335
ISBN-13: 9781847690333
Pages: 168
Prices: U.S. $ 109.95
U.K. £ 54.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1847690327
ISBN-13: 9781847690326
Pages: 168
Prices: U.K. £ 21.95
U.S. $ 44.95