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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: Language and Technology
Written By: Angela Goddard
Beverly Geesin
Series Title: Intertext

This accessible textbook in the Routledge Intertext series offers students
hands-on practical experience of textual analysis focused on language and
technology. Written in a clear, user-friendly style, it combines practical
activities with texts, accompanied by commentaries and suggestions for
further study.

Aimed at A-Level and beginning undergraduate students, Language and

*explores the history of new communication tools such as texting; Facebook
and online forums

*examines the public discourses about these new tools

*incorporates real texts such as adverts, newspaper articles and chat room

*includes a comprehensive glossary of terms.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415604168
ISBN-13: 9780415604161
Pages: 118
Prices: U.K. £ 14.99
U.S. $ 23.95