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It's Been Said Before

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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.

Academic Paper

Title: The Use of Translation in Modern Language Teaching
Author: Richard M Stibbard
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Institution: The British School of Phonetics
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Translation
Abstract: It is argued that, provided proper account is taken of the many factors involved in translation, translation can be a valuable, and genuinely communicative, tool in foreign language learning.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: Perspectives: Studies in Translatology. Museum Tusculanum Press. 1
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