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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: A New {Learning = Teaching} Model
Author: Robert R. Hood
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Institution: Sabana University
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics
Subject Language: English
Abstract: A methodology developed for teaching writing to EFL Spanish speakers had the unexpected benefits of improving their pronunciation and oral comprehension also. /L/The resulting developmental research produced a new educational concept, the "learning quantum". The author explains the learning quantum concept and the neurological basis for creating improved teaching materials using multisensory principles.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
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