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It's Been Said Before

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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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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: Sociophonetics
Subtitle: A Student's Guide
Edited By: Marianna Di Paolo
Malcah Yaeger-Dror

Sociophonetics: a student’s guide provides a practical ‘how-to’ manual that
will give students a clear understanding of the technical and theoretical
advances in acoustic phonetics, speech perception, and recording technology
which is essential for sociolinguistic research.

Balancing theory, practical information and research protocol, this book:

* Covers the key methodological, technical and procedural information
needed to undertake sociophonetic research

* Includes contributions from key academics and ground-breaking researchers

* Incorporates exercises and projects in each chapter

* Has a companion website
( that provides additional
materials for students and professors, featuring exercises, links to
on-line sources for specific tools and includes a large selection of audio
and video clips.

Sociophonetics is essential reading for graduate students and researchers
with interests in sociophonetics, phonology and for those undertaking
research projects in applied linguistics.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415498784
Pages: 252
Prices: U.S. $ 150.00
U.K. £ 95.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415498791
Pages: 252
Prices: U.K. £ 29.99
U.S. $ 47.95