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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: Three is a Crowd?
Subtitle: Acquiring Portuguese in a Trilingual Environment
Written By: Madalena Cruz-Ferreira
Series Title: Child Language and Child Development

The book describes three siblings' apportioning of linguistic and cultural
space among three languages: Portuguese, Swedish and English. Parallel
strategies accounting for monolingual and multilingual language management
shape a truly illuminating picture of child linguistic competence.
Written by a multilingual parent, educator and linguist, this book is for
parents, educators and linguists in our predominantly, increasingly
multilingual world.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853598380
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 344
Prices: U.S. $ 99.95
U.K. £ 54.95
Canada $ 129.95