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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: The Phonology and Semology of Intonation in English
Written By: David L Watt

Watt presents an extensive study of intonation and its meaning otential from a systemic functional perspective, advancing Halliday's description of intonation. Includes over 250 instrumentally derived illustrations of examples from original tape recordings, cited examples, and recordings of casual conversations.

Publication Year: 1994
Publisher: IULC Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 192
Prices: 22.00