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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: Exploring Grammar in Context
Subtitle: Upper-intermediate and Advanced
Written By: Ronald Carter
Rebecca Hughes
Michael McCarthy

This unique reference and practice grammar is based entirely on real spoken
and written language. It analyses why people choose certain structures in
situations and the effect of those choices on meaning, Exploring Grammar in
Context upper intermediate and advanced: *provides 25 units focusing on key
grammar areas for language teachers and students *actively engages the
reader in discovering patterns of grammar use *offers an extensive, varied
range of practice exercises to check understanding *is based on real life
examples from the Cambridge International Corpus, a computerised database
of contemporary spoken and written English *emphasises spoken English with
examples from the Cambridge and Nottingham Corpus of Discourse English
(CANCODE) *has a full answer key with detailed explanations, a useful
glossary of grammar terms and a set of supporting grammar reference notes

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0521568447
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 304
Prices: U.S. $ 20
U.K. £ 11.75