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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: Multimodal Approaches to Research and Pedagogy
Subtitle: Recognition, Resources, and Access
Written By: Arlene Archer
Denise Newfield
Series Title: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

This book brings together social semiotics, cultural studies, multiliteracies, and other approaches in order to theorize very different learning environments, giving visibility to the modal effect in a range of disciplines. It highlights the ideological nature of discursive practices, examines questions of access, and argues for transformation of these practices, with a constant eye on issues of social justice and equity. Contributors argue that we can harness learners’ representational resources through making these resources visible, and creating less regulated spaces in the curriculum in which they can be used. Examples from primary education through to adult continuing education are used throughout the text.

Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Anthropological Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415716734
Pages: 228
Prices: U.S. $ 125.00