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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: Corpora and Discourse
Subtitle: The challenges of different settings
Edited By: Annelie Ädel
Randi Reppen
Series Title: Studies in Corpus Linguistics 31

This book brings together contributions from a diverse collection of
scholars who explore different ways of combining corpus linguistics and
discourse analysis, studying discourse at the prosodic, lexical, and
textual levels. Both spoken and written discourse are investigated in a
variety of settings, including academia, the workplace, news, and
entertainment. Not only does the volume offer a rich sample of
English-language discourse from around the world­, including international,
learner, and non-standard varieties of English, ­but it also covers a range
of topics and methods. This book will be of particular interest to
researchers and students specializing in discourse studies, English
linguistics, and corpus linguistics.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 902722305X
ISBN-13: 9789027223050
Prices: U.S. $ 158.00
Europe EURO 105.00