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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: Handbook of Children's Literacy
Edited By: Terezinha Nunes
Peter Bryant

The Handbook of Children's Literacy provides a unique collection of papers, offering a multi-perspective, multi-disciplinary approach to understanding alphabetic literacy. The analyses at word, text and cultural levels offer an integrative view of literacy. Basic research, theoretical advances, investigations in the classroom, analyses of literacy acquisition by readers with special needs, cross-linguistic comparisons and a historical and cultural perspective will enrich the understanding of literacy of academics and practitioners alike. This is a rare opportunity to consider literacy in breadth and depth by consulting a single collection. The authors are distinguished experts in their domain of investigation, teacher educators and teachers in sixteen different countries.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Kluwer
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1402016204
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 650
Prices: EUR 265.00
USD 291.00
GBP 183.00