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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: Language Acquisition and Development
Subtitle: Proceedings of GALA 2007
Edited By: Anna Gavarró
Maria João Freitas

This volume gathers fifty papers from the conference Generative Approaches
to Language Acquisition, GALA 2007, celebrated in Barcelona between the 6th
and 8th of September, 2007. It covers the areas of syntax and phonology of
child language from the theoretical perspective of generative grammar – the
theoretical outlook which first placed language acquisition at the centre
of linguistic inquiry.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): None
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781847186188
Pages: 520
Prices: U.K. £ 44.99