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Tracking the Way We Use Language

Tracking the Way We Use Language

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Books about phonetics and phonology Handbook of the International Phonetic Association: A Guide to the Use of the International Phonetic Alphabet by the International Phonetic Association Buy from: Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk A Practical Introduction to Phonetics by J. C. English Language Centre Aim: This page contains academic vocabulary. Click on a number to see the word list: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. Students studying academic English should try to learn one list each week. Although there are about 60 items in each list, many of them you will know already. Instructions: For each word you can click on the links to get a definition, example sentences, pronunciation or a Chinese translation. Note: These words are from the Academic Word list (adapted from Coxhead 2000)

The Romanian Uranium Murder Mystery dinner theatre script CLUELES: I am Inspector Clueles' of the INTERPOO [Inter-P Double O]. You haven't heard of INTERPOO? It is the International Patrol of Offenses. Academic Word Lists This page describes the Academic Word List (AWL), giving information on what the AWL is, as well as a complete list of all words in the AWL. The list is rather static. More dynamic tools for understanding and using the AWL words can be found in other sections of the website, namely the AWL highlighter and gapfill maker, AWL tag cloud and gapfill maker and the AWL finder.

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