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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 Science of Reading: A Handbook
Edited By: Margaret Snowling
Charles Hulme
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks of Developmental Psychology

The Science of Reading: A Handbook brings together state-of-the-art reviews
of reading research from leading names in the field:

Creates a highly authoritative, multidisciplinary overview of contemporary
knowledge about reading and related skills.

Divided into seven sections: Word Recognition Processes in Reading;
Learning to Read and Spell; Reading Comprehension; Reading in Different
Languages; Disorders of Reading and Spelling; Biological Bases of Reading;
Teaching Reading.

Provides comprehensive coverage of the subject, including theoretical
approaches, reading processes, stage models of reading, cross-linguistic
studies of reading, reading difficulties, the biology of reading, and
reading instruction.

Edited by well-respected senior figures in the field.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Cognitive Science
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1405114886
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 680
Prices: U.K. £ 95.00
U.S. $ 124.95