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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: Advocating for English Learners
Subtitle: Selected Essays
Written By: James Crawford
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

A collection of 18 essays addressing the policy and politics of educating
English language learners. Subjects include demographic change and its
educational implications, American responses to language diversity, public
controversies over bilingual education, high-stakes testing and its impact
on English language learners, and the precarious status of language rights
in the USA.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1847690734
ISBN-13: 9781847690739
Pages: 200
Prices: U.S. $ 79.95
U.K. £ 39.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1847690726
ISBN-13: 9781847690722
Pages: 200
Prices: U.K. £ 12.95
U.S. $ 24.95