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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: Teaching and Learning Terminology
Subtitle: New strategies and methods
Edited By: Amparo Alcina
Series Title: Benjamins Current Topics 35

This volume, which was originally published in "Terminology" 15:1 (2009),
presents and reflects on experiences dealing with terminology training, from a
theoretical, practical and professional perspective. Terminology is part of the
programmes of several (post)graduate courses, such as Translating and
Interpreting, Applied Languages, Information Science and other disciplines.
Especially terminology practice has changed drastically over the years and
training in terminology must adapt to this new reality. Drawing on years of
experience in teaching this subject at various academic levels and in diverse
ways, we explore what to teach about terminology, how to teach it, how it is
learned, what experiences are put into practice with what result, and how to
connect the knowledge taught at universities and other institutions to the
practical skills that are required from professionals in different areas, e.g.
translators, information scientists, knowledge engineers, with respect to their
knowledge of terminology.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9789027284105
Prices: U.S. $ 128.00
Europe EURO 85.00
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9789027202543
Prices: U.K. £ 85.00
Europe EURO 90.10
U.S. $ 128.00