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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: Doing English Language
Subtitle: A guide for students
Written By: Angela Goddard
Series Title: Doing... Series

"Doing English Language" provides a concise, lively and accessible
introduction to the field of English Language studies for readers who are
interested in taking courses at university level.

This book addresses the fundamental questions about studying English
Language, including:

-How is English Language studied and researched?
-Which subject areas does English Language draw on?
-How are different topics approached?
-How is the study of English Language relevant to real world contexts?
0What careers can English Language lead to?

Written by an experienced teacher, researcher, and examiner, "Doing English
Language" is both an essential guide for students at pre-university stage and
a course companion for undergraduates choosing options within a degree

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415618830
Pages: 158
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ISBN-13: 9780415618830
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ISBN-13: 9780415618823
Pages: 158
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