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New and Published Books

  1. The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

    The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English presents all the slang terms from The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English in a single volume. Containing over 60,000 entries, this concise new edition of the authoritative work details the slang and...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Technology

    Edited by Sin-Wai Chan

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Technology provides a state-of-the art survey of the field of computer-assisted translation. It is the first definitive reference to provide a comprehensive overview of the general, regional and topical aspects of this increasingly significant area of study...

    Published November 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Dutch Translation in Practice

    By Jane Fenoulhet, Alison Martin

    Dutch Translation in Practice provides an accessible and engaging course in modern Dutch translation. Taking a highly practical approach, it introduces students to the essential concepts of translation studies, heightens their awareness of the problems posed in Dutch translation, and teaches them...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Swahili Grammar and Workbook

    By Fidèle Mpiranya

    Swahili Grammar and Workbook provides a practical and comprehensive companion to Swahili grammar, filling in gaps left by other textbooks. Presenting the essentials of Swahili grammar in a highly accessible fashion, it reduces complex language topics to helpful rules and mnemonic aids, enabling...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Academic Writing

    A Handbook for International Students, 4th Edition

    By Stephen Bailey

    Most international students need to write essays and reports for exams and coursework, but writing good academic English is one of the most demanding tasks students face. This new, fourth edition of Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students has been completely revised to help students...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Effective Writing in the Public Sector

    By John W. Swain, Kathleen Dolan Swain

    Intended for both students and practitioners in public administration who want to communicate more effectively with a variety of audiences, this book offers clear, easy-to-understand guidelines on how to write more clearly, concisely, and coherently, as well as correctly. It covers the basics of...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Basic Polish

    A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Dana Bielec

    Series: Grammar Workbooks

    Basic Polish presents concise explanations of grammar with related exercises, to build confidence in using the modern language. Assuming no previous knowledge of Polish, the book’s step-by-step approach guarantees a thorough grounding in the basics of grammar. Each of the forty units introduces...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Munda Languages

    Edited by Gregory D.S. Anderson

    Series: Routledge Language Family Series

    The Munda group of languages of the Austroasiatic family are spoken within central and eastern India by almost ten million people. To date, they are the least well-known and least documented languages of the Indian subcontinent. This unprecedented and original work draws together a distinguished...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Understanding the Chinese Language

    A Comprehensive Linguistic Introduction

    By Chris Shei

    Understanding the Chinese Language provides a vibrant and comprehensive introduction to contemporary Chinese linguistics. Combining an accessible style with an in-depth treatment of the topics at hand, it uses clear, full descriptions and vivid, modern examples to systematically take students...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Academic Writing for International Students of Science

    By Jane Bottomley

    Academic Writing for International Students of Science will help international students to develop their command of academic scientific writing in English. It guides students through the writing process itself, and will help them to produce clear, well-written and well-organised essays and reports....

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge