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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: English Phonetics and Phonology
Subtitle: A Practical Course
Written By: Peter J Roach

This is a complete basic course in English phonetics and phonology. Since its publication it has established itself as the most practical and comprehensive text in the field. It is used by both native and non-native speakers, who may be training to teach English or studying the language at an advanced level. The new edition takes into account recent developments on the teaching of phonology, and a number of improvements have been made in response to feedback from users world wide. English Phonetics and Phonology bridges the gap between simple pronunciation handbooks and technical phonetics and phonology textbooks. The chapters are cross-referenced to the recordings which consist of practical exercises on two cassettes or CDs. At the end of each chapter there are notes giving information on further reading, discussion of difficult issues and, where appropriate, suggestions for teachers.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Audio Tape
ISBN: 0521797985
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: U.S. $ 41.00
U.K. £ 20.00
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0521786134
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 298
Prices: U.S. $ 22.00
U.K. £ 11.95

Format: CD
ISBN: 0521797993
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: U.S. $ 41
U.K. £ 20