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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: Tertiary Language Learning
Subtitle: Changing Perspectives and Practical Responses
Written By: Veronica Smith-Zima
Series Title: Tübinger Beitrage zur Linguistik, Band 518

Tertiary Language Learning deals with L2 learning by advanced learners in
an instructed context. This volume surveys recent developments in Second
Acquisition and attempts to create a coherent pedagogical framework -
Scenario-based Learning - developed as a response to changes in language
teaching. Scenario-based Learning integrates insights from genre analysis
and skills-based English for Specific Purpose teaching. It aims at helping
tertiary-level language learners to manage their own learning, to master
the genres appropriate to their studies and to acquire intercultural,
pragmatic competence.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Foreign language teaching
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 3823365223
ISBN-13: 9783823365228
Pages: 122
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