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  1. 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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  2. 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.

  3. Spanish Grammar in Context - 3rd edition out this month

    Authentic texts from a rich variety fo sources, literary and journalistic are used as the starting point for the illustration and explanation of key areas of Spanish grammar. Each point is consolidated with a wide range of written and spoken exercises. Grammar is presented not as an end in itself, but as a tool essential to enjoying Spanish, understanding native speakers and communicating effectively with them. Read more...

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  4. Modern Japanese Grammar Workbook - Out Now

    An innovative book of exercises and language tasks for learners of Japanese, it covers essential grammatical structures as well as practice for everyday functions such as making introductions and expressing needs. All sentences are written in Romanization and the Japanese script. Read more...

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  5. The Routledge Language Learning Catalog 2014 is now available

    The 2014 Language Learning catalog is filled with the latest outstanding books from Routledge, from textbooks and readers to handbooks, reference works and our broad range of high quality of research monographs. This diverse range represents our continued commitment to bring you the best in research and teaching resources. Click here to view online.

  6. French Grammar in Context, 4th Edition

    French Grammar in Context presents a unique and exciting approach to learning grammar for intermediate learners. Authentic texts from a rich variety of sources, literary and journalistic, are used as the starting point for the illustration and explanation of key areas of French grammar. Grammar is presented not as an end in itself, but as a tool essential to enjoying French and understanding and communicating effectively with native speakers. Read more...

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  7. Chinese Studies Portal

    The Routledge Chinese Studies Portal

    The Routledge Chinese Studies Portal is your one-stop-shop for all Chinese Studies resources from Routledge.

    Take an interactive tour through the first lesson of our leading self-study course, Colloquial Chinese, sample our extensive range of language learning books, browse related titles within Chinese area studies and explore a variety of free resources including a demo of our new Chinese Character Trainer app, hundreds of audio clips, flashcards to test your vocabulary and links to our collection of companion websites, each containing further activities and resources related to specific books.

    Visit The Routledge Chinese Studies Portal today.

  8. Part One

    Arabiyyat al-Naas: A Groundbreaking New Three-Part Course in Arabic

    ‘Arabiyyat al-Naas is a pioneering three-part series of Arabic textbooks which together provide a complete three-year undergraduate language program. It offers a vibrant approach to Arabic as it is written and spoken by native speakers, combining a progressive and rigorous grounding in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) with an innovative integration of the spoken Levantine variety used in everyday situations in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine.

  9. Now Available: Kalila wa Dimna: For Students of Arabic

    Specifically designed for students of Arabic, this fully illustrated rendition of the Arabic literary classic enhances students’ reading, listening, speaking and writing skills through the medium of these fun, engaging and culturally relevant tales. The tales are presented in simplified language providing learners of Modern Standard Arabic access to this masterpiece of Arabic prose. Each tale is fully supported by a range of comprehension, vocabulary-building, and grammar reinforcement activities and exercises. Approximately three hours of audio material, containing the texts read by native speakers, is available to download freely online to help develop the learner’s listening skills.

  10. July Book of the Month: The Routledge Intermediate Korean Reader

    The Routledge Intermediate Korean Reader provides varied, stimulating and up-to-date reading material to bridge the gap between basic literacy skills and the ability to read full novels and newspapers in Korean. The eighteen readings, graded on the basis of complexity of vocabulary, grammar and syntax and taken from a variety of sources to represent modern Korean literary and popular writing, will inspire students to continue reading independently in Korean. Key features include: extracts of modern literature and newspaper/magazine articles; vocabulary lists for quick reference; short grammar explanations of any complicated structures; comprehension and discussion questions; a full answer key at the back.

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