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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: Implementing Educational Language Policy in Arizona
Subtitle: Legal, Historical and Current Practices in SEI
Edited By: M. Beatriz Arias
Christian Faltis
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

This volume is a unique contribution to the study of language policy and
education for English Learners because it focuses on the decade long
implementation of “English Only” in Arizona. How this policy influences teacher
preparation and classroom practice is the central topic of this volume. Scholars
and researchers present their latest findings and concerns regarding the impact
that a restrictive language policy has on critical areas for English Learners and
diverse students. If a student's language is sanctioned, do they feel welcome in
the classroom? If teachers are only taught about subtractive language policy,
will they be able to be tolerant of linguistic diversity in their classrooms? The
implications of the chapters suggest that Arizona's version of Structured English
Immersion may actually limit English Learners' access to English.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781847697455
Pages: 216
Prices: U.S. $ 129.95
U.K. £ 79.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781847697448
Pages: 216
Prices: U.K. £ 24.95
U.S. $ 39.95