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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: Applied English Phonology
Written By: Mehmet Yavaş

Applied English Phonology covers the fundamental aspects of the English
sound system including basic phonetic elements, phonemics, allophonic rules
of English consonants and vowels, phonotactics, and stress and intonation.

Applied English Phonology:

- fulfills the need for a practical and accessible source of applied
English phonology for students from Applied Linguistics, TESOL, and Speech
Pathology programs

- includes a chapter on the acoustics of English sounds that provides
practitioners with invaluable insights into remediation

- contains extensive exercises to aid the reader in understanding and
assimilating the material more effectively

- Answer Key available for instructors at

"Written in an accessible format, Applied English Phonology combines
foundational information on phonetics and phonology with their relation to
practical application. This volume makes an outstanding contribution to the
field of applied phonology and will be a welcome addition to practitioners
in a variety of professions."

Brian Goldstein, Temple University

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1405108711
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256
Prices: U.K. £ 50.00
U.S. $ 69.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 140510872X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256
Prices: U.S. $ 34.95
U.K. £ 17.99