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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: Psycholinguistics
Subtitle: A Resource Book for Students
Written By: John Field
Series Title: Routledge English Language Introductions


*is a comprehensive introduction to psycholinguistic theory

*covers the core areas of psycholinguistics: language as a human attribute, language and the brain, vocabulary storage and use, language and memory, the four skills (writing, reading, listening, speaking), comprehension, language impairment and deprivation

*draws on a range of real texts, data and examples, including a radio four interview, an essay written by a deaf writer, and the transcript of a therapy session addressing stuttering

*provides classic readings by the key names in the discipline, including
Aitchison, Deacon, Logie, Levelt and Bishop.

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Written by an experienced teacher, this accessible textbook is an essential resource for all students of English language, linguistics and psychology.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415275997
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256
Prices: U.S. $ 80.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415276004
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256
Prices: U.S. $ 23.95