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An Increase in Imported Goods, Imports Have Increased – The Role of Teaching Pronunciation in an Esp Classroom

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The fact that English has become the major lingua franca of international business and economy has influenced the goal of teaching pronunciation in an ESP economics classroom: the nativelike speaking skill as the ultimate goal has been superseded by a more realistic and more reasonable goal - the adoption of intelligibility and communicability skills. We argue here, however, that pronunciation skills should be included in a university level ESP economics course syllabus. We point out common pronunciation errors made by economics students due to first-language transfer, exemplifying our points with various types of exercises aiming at overcoming their pronunciation problems.

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Eighteenth-Century Garden Manuals: Old Practice, New Professions

English Literature. Aldershot: Ashgate. Thacker, Christopher. 1985 (1979). The History of Gardens. California: University of California Press. Tusser, Thomas. 1812 (1557). Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry , as well for the Champion or Open Country, as for the Woodland or Several, together with a Book of Huswifery, Being a Calendar of Rural and Domestic Economy, For Every Month in the Year; And Exhibiting a Picture of the Agriculture, Customs, and Manners of England, in the Sixteenth Century. London: Printed for Lackington, Allen, & Co.

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Chinese and Saudi English Language Education Policies: A World System Perspective

: Routledge. Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary of Current English. 2010. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pan, Lin. 2011. “English language ideologies in the Chinese foreign language education policies: a world-system perspective” in Language Policy. 10, pp. 245-263. The Ministry of Economy and Planning. 2006. Ninth Development Plan. (Available: http://www.jeg.org.sa/data/modules/contents/uploads/infopdf/1820.pdf) The Ministry of Education. 2004. The Development of Education (A document prepared for the International

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Anticipating Apocalypse: Power Structures and the Periphery in Doris Lessing’s the Fifth Child and Ben, in the World

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Why is “not infrequent” not always “frequent”? Double negation in political discourse

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Pronoun omission and agreement: An analysis based on ICE Singapore and ICE India

-184. Scheibman, Joanne. 2000. I dunno: A usage-based account of the phonological reduction of don't in American English conversation. Journal of Pragmatics 32: 105-124. Schneider, Edgar W. 2007. Postcolonial English: Varieties around the world. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Speas, Margaret. 1994. Null arguments in a theory of economy of projection. In E. Benedicto and J. T. Runner (eds.). University of Massachusetts Occasional Papers in Linguistics 17: Functional projections, 179-208. Amherst: Graduate Linguistics Student Association

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Talk talk, not just small talk. Exploring English contrastive focus reduplication with the help of corpora

. Identical constituent compounding - a corpus-based study. Folia Linguistica 38 (3-4): 297-332. Hohenhaus, Peter. 2007. How to do (even more) things with nonce words (other than naming). In J. Munat (ed.). Lexical creativity, texts and contexts, 15-38. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins. Horn, Laurence R. 1993. Economy and redundancy in a dualistic model of natural language. In S. Shore and M. Vilkuna (eds.). SKY - Yearbook of the Linguistic Association of Finland, 33-72. Helsinki. Horn, Laurence R. 2008. Pragmatics

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