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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: Polish: An Essential Grammar, 2nd Edition
Written By: Dana Bielec
Series Title: Essential Grammars

"Polish: An Essential Grammar" is a user-friendly guide to all the
important structures of this fascinating language. Presenting a fresh and
accessible description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear,
jargon-free explanations and sets out the complexities of Polish in short,
readable sections.

Key features include:

-a new chapter on studying an inflected language, including detailed
analysis of a typical text

-comprehensive descriptions of the parts of speech covered

-information presented clearly and logically in table form

-a wealth of real-life examples

-nine clearly-presented appendices.

This grammar is an invaluable asset to anyone wishing to master the Polish
language as it is spoken today.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Polish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415595582
Pages: 430
Prices: U.S. $ 150.00
U.K. £ 85.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415595599
Pages: 430
Prices: U.K. £ 25.99
U.S. $ 41.95

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9780203147214