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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: Developmental and Crosslinguistic Perspectives in Learner Corpus Research
Edited By: Yukio Tono
Yuji Kawaguchi
Makoto Minegishi
Series Title: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies 4

This volume provides a state-of-the-art overview of current research and
developments on the use of learner corpora perceived from developmental
and crosslinguistic perspectives. The book is divided into two parts. The
eleven contributions of Part I investigate the development of English
language skills of young learners across seven countries/regions on the basis
of a new corpus resource called the International Corpus of Crosslinguistic
Interlanguage (ICCI).

Part II contains seven papers devoted to other varieties of learner corpora,
especially spoken learner corpora and learner corpora of languages other than
English. Presenting original research in corpus linguistics, this book will be of
interest to researchers and postgraduates in the fields of learner corpus
research and second language acquisition and those who wish to apply
corpus methodology in teaching and learning.

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Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9789027207715
Prices: U.S. $ 143.00
U.K. £ 95
Europe EURO 100.70