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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: Research and Practice in Professional Discourse
Edited By: Christopher N. Candlin

This book offers a broad overview of research and practice in professional
discourse. Major developments and future directions based on current
strengths are highlighted.

In view of the growing interest in investigating professional discourse as
a multidisciplinary activity, this volume explores key issues in three
areas: (I) Research Prospects, (II) Models and Practices, and (III)
Contexts and Actions. Research and applications in these areas are diverse.
They include communication skills, professional writing and rhetoric,
socio-historicial development of genres, organizational discourse,
socio-critical perspectives on the use of language in institutionalized and
workplace contexts. Special areas of focus are: medicine and healthcare,
legal practice, business communication, mass media, academic writing and

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: City University of Hong Kong Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): None
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9629370719
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 736
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