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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 Routledge Handbook of Language and Intercultural Communication
Edited By: Jane Jackson
Series Title: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

"The Routledge Handbook of Language and Intercultural Communication"
constitutes a comprehensive introduction to the multidisciplinary field of
intercultural communication, drawing on the expertise of leading scholars from
diverse backgrounds. The Handbook is structured in five sections and covers
historical perspectives, core issues and topics, and new debates in the field,
with a particular focus on the language dimension. Among the key themes
addressed are: the foundation of intercultural communication; core themes and
issues; putting intercultural communication theory into practice; new debates
and future directions. The Handbook includes an introduction and overview by
the editor, which provides readers with an indication of the focus of each section
and chapter.

"The Routledge Handbook of Language and Intercultural Communication" is the
ideal resource for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of
applied linguistics, TESOL/TEFL and communication studies.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415572545
Pages: 610
Prices: U.S. $ 185.00
U.K. £ 115.00