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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: Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication
Edited By: Peter Auer
Li Wei
Series Title: Handbooks of Applied Linguistics [HAL] 5

Now available in Paperback!

This volume is an up-to-date, concise introduction to bilingualism and
multilingualism in schools, in the workplace, and in international
institutions in a globalized world. The authors use a problem-solving
approach and ask broad questions about bilingualism and multilingualism in
society, including the question of language acquisition versus maintenance
of bilingualism.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783110212518
Pages: 586
Prices: Europe EURO 39.95
U.S. $ 59.95