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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: Ana min il Balad Di
Subtitle: Al 8amayyeya almasreyya- kalam fil8adat wtaqaaliid
Written By: Nehad Shawqi

The book is targetted to heritage students who seek to know their customs and traditions. Learners get to know what is proper to say, and how to react in situations of death or wedding. the book is complemented with real recording from radio programs interviews. Each lesson consists of five parts. Part I reveals customs and traditions in Egypt. Part II a topic question is discussed and a solution is offered. Part III Arabic/ Arabic vocabulary . Part IV structure, statements and responses said in particular situation. Part V
Exercises and recycling. The novelty in that book that it tackled sujects that are new and most updated, in addition to fulfilling the needs of advanced level student in ECA.

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Fax 7923281 Michael Zaug At American University in Cairo

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Screen Technology Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Egyptian
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Format: CD
ISBN: 6000000316
ISBN-13: N/A
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 6000000294
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 71
Prices: 90LE