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It's Been Said Before

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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: Dummy Auxiliaries in First and Second Language Acquisition
Edited By: Elma Blom
Josje Verhagen
Ineke van de Craats
Series Title: Studies on Language Acquisition [SOLA] 49

Dummy auxiliaries are seemingly superfluous words that appear in learner varieties across languages. This volume is an up-to-date overview of research on dummy auxiliaries with contributions covering English, Dutch, German, French, Cypriot-Greek, first and second language acquisition, and specific language impairment as well as dialectal variation.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Dutch
Greek, Modern
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781614515579
Pages: 420
Prices: Europe EURO 109.95

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9781614513476
Pages: 420
Prices: Europe EURO 109.95