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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: First Language Use in Second and Foreign Language Learning
Edited By: Miles Turnbull
Jennifer Dailey-O'Cain
Series Title: Second Language Acquisition

This book focuses on the use of the first language in communicative or
immersion-type classrooms. Through the intersection of theory, practice,
curriculum and policy, the volume calls for a reconceptualization of
code-switching as something that both proficient and aspiring bilinguals do
naturally, and as a practice that is inherently linked with bilingual

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 184769196X
ISBN-13: 9781847691965
Pages: 224
Prices: U.S. $ 99.95
U.K. £ 59.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1847691951
ISBN-13: 9781847691958
Pages: 224
Prices: U.K. £ 24.95
U.S. $ 49.95