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  1. New Book and Audio Pack- Colloquial Burmese

    New this month, Colloquial Burmese:The Complete Course for Beginners comes in either paperback, audio, or a pack of both. This essential content for beginners is interactive, clear, practical, and complete. Read more here. 

  2. Doing English

    Routledge Authors are 2014 National Teaching Fellows

    Routledge authors are among the winners of the 2014 National Teaching Fellowships awarded by The Higher Education Academy. The National Teaching Fellowship Scheme recognises and rewards excellent learning and teaching in the UK.

  3. Free to View Language Learning Titles for June Only!

    Routledge is committed to ensuring that valuable research from the past is available in the newest and most accessible formats. As part of this commitment, we have digitized over 15,000 of our older titles that were previously only available in print. These titles span a century of research across the social sciences and humanities, and we are delighted to have made over 6,000 of them freely available to view during the month of June.

  4. New - The Complete Latin Course

    The Complete Latin Course is a comprehensive introduction to Latin for students and armchair enthusiasts alike. This modern, user-friendly text offers a series of fascinating glimpses into the world of ancient Rome, and sets you up to read Virgil, Cicero, Juvenal, Tacitus and many other authors in the original Latin. Read more...

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  5. New Edition - Thai: An Essential Grammar

    This second edition of Thai: An Essential Grammar provides an up-to-date and concise reference guide to Thai grammar. Using clear, jargon-free explanations, it sets out the complexities of Thai in short, readable sections and presents an accessible description of the language. Focus is kept on the real patterns of use today and grammar forms are demonstrated through a wide range of relevant examples. No prior knowledge is assumed on the part of the reader. Read More.

    Recommend to your librarian.
     

  6. New Edition - Basic Welsh: A Grammar and Workbook

    Basic Welsh: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible grammar handbook and related exercises in a single volume.The book presents forty grammar units, covering the core materials which beginning students would expect to encounter in the course of learning Welsh. User-friendly grammar points are followed by multiple examples and exercises which allow students to reinforce and consolidate their learning. Read More.

    Recommend to your librarian.

  7. New for April - A History of the Chinese Language

    'This is an important and valuable book for anyone interested in the Chinese language and its history. It offers a gripping account of what the language was like thousand years ago and how it reached its present state. The author's clear and reader-friendly style makes it a pleasure to read.' - Boping Yuan, University of Cambridge, UK

    A History of the Chinese Language provides a comprehensive introduction to the historical development of the Chinese language from its proto Sino-Tibetan roots in prehistoric times to Modern Standard Chinese. Read More.

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  8. New for April - ‘Arabiyyat al-Naas: Part Three

    ‘Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part Three): An Advanced Course in Arabic builds further on the groundbreaking approach used in Part One and Part Two of the series. It integrates Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and spoken Levantine in a way specially tailored to the needs of advanced students. Levantine Arabic strongly features in spoken discussions of MSA materials, reflecting authentic practice by native speakers. However, the overall ratio of MSA – the form employed for reading, writing and formal speaking in the Arab world – to Levantine has been increased, supporting students’ mounting need for MSA as they progress further in their education. Read More.

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  9. New Edition - The Routledge Advanced Chinese Multimedia Course

    An innovative multimedia course for advanced students of Chinese, this book helps to develop both strong language skills and cultural literacy. It covers the four themes of popular culture, social change, cultural traditions and politics and history. Read more...

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  10. Austronesian Languages

    Series of the Month - The Routledge Language Family Series

    Each volume in this series contains an in-depth account of the members of some of the world's most important language families. Written by experts in each language, these accessible accounts provide detailed linguistic analysis and description. The contents are carefully structured to cover the natural system of classification: phonology, morphology, syntax, lexis, semantics, dialectology, and sociolinguistics.

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