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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: Reading in a Second Language
Subtitle: Moving from Theory to Practice
Written By: William Grabe

New Edition

This volume, through a detailed treatment of the cognitive processes that
support reading, explains how reading really works. It offers a thorough
overview of important and current research, including first language research,
which is not often found in second language acquisition (SLA) publications.
This book is a true example of applied linguistics; it makes well-defined
linkages between theory and practice, discussing the implications and
applications of second language reading theories on instructional practices. It
is a valuable resource and reference for action researchers, curriculum
designers, teachers, administrators, and those interested in exploring
theoretical issues grounded in instructional contexts.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9780511687099
Prices: U.S. $ 33.00
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780521509862
Pages: 484
Prices: U.K. £ 66.55

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780521729741
Pages: 484
Prices: U.K. £ 25.65