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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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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 Encyclopedic Dictionary of Applied Linguistics
Subtitle: A Handbook for Language Teaching
Edited By: Helen Johnson
Keith Johnson

This volume provides an up-to-date and comprehensive reference guide to the
key concepts, ideas, movements, and trends of applied linguistics for
language teaching.

With over 300 hundred entries of varying length, the volume includes
essential coverage of language, language learning, and language teaching.
Written in an accessible style, the entries draw attention to the practical
teaching implications of the ideas under discussion, and contain selected
bibliographical information for further guided reading.

The volume will be invaluable to students of applied linguistics, language
teaching, TESOL, and related subject areas.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631214828
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 400
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99
U.S. $ 37.95