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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

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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: Bilingualism
Subtitle: An Advanced Resource Book
Written By: Ng Bee Chin
Gillian Wigglesworth
Series Title: Routledge Applied Linguistics


-Introduces students to key issues and themes that include bilingual
development and education; and the integration of social and cognitive

-Uses tasks and examples to equip the reader with the necessary skills and
insights to assess and interpret research drawn from bilingual populations

-Incorporates case studies drawn from a range of countries such as the
United States, South Africa, the Netherlands, Morocco and the People's
Republic of China

-Gathers together influential readings from key names in the discipline,
including: Fred Genesee, Richard Bourhis, Elizabeth Peal, Wallace Lambert,
Merrill Swain, Jim Cummins, and Ellen Bialystok.

Written by experienced teachers and researchers in the field, Bilingualism
is an essential resource for students and researchers of Applied Linguistics.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415343860
ISBN-13: 9780415343862
Pages: 384
Prices: U.S. $ 120.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415343879
ISBN-13: 9780415343879
Pages: 384
Prices: U.S. $ 33.95