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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: Language Policy
Written By: David Cassels Johnson
Series Title: Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics

Language Policy provides a detailed overview of the theories, concepts, research methods, and findings in one accessible source. The author reviews the latest developments in research methods, and proposes new methodological, theoretical, and conceptual directions. This book provides guidance for doing language policy research and specific research projects are proposed. A major focus of the book is how language policies impact educational and community practices and how language policy researchers make connections between macro level language policy texts and discourses and micro level language practices in schools and communities.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780230251694
Prices: U.K. £ 60

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780230251700
Prices: U.S. $ 19.99