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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: Textsorten, Handlungsmuster, Oberflächen [Text Sorts and Linguistic Action Patterns]
Subtitle: Linguistische Typologien der Kommunikation
Edited By: Stephan Hascheid
Series Title: De Gruyter Lexikon

This handbook presents the central concepts, theories and methods of text
linguistics and describes the different sorts of text, primarily from a functional
perspective. The description is not restricted to the communication typologies of
exemplars of fields of activity - incl. medicine, politics, law, and the mass
media, but also presents selected areas of application, such as creative writing,
foreign language learning and intercultural communication. The handbook is a
standard work for text linguistics and provides students and linguists with a
comprehensive overview of the present state of research.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110189025
Pages: 690
Prices: Europe EURO 149.95

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110229301
Pages: 690
Prices: Europe EURO 149.95