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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: Second Language Writing Research
Subtitle: Perspectives on the Process of Knowledge Construction
Edited By: Paul Kei Matsuda
Tony Silva

In this original volume, eighteen researchers from different parts of the
world reflect on their own research projects, providing insights into key
methodological issues in research on second language writing. By offering a
glimpse into the process of constructing and negotiating knowledge in the
field--the messy space of situated practices of inquiry--it helps to
demystify the research process, which can appear in published studies and
in introductory methodology guides to be neater and more orderly than it
actually is.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0805850457
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 272
Prices: U.S. $ 79.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0805850465
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 272
Prices: U.S. $ 29.95