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  1. Basic Arabic

    A Grammar and Workbook

    By Waheed Samy, Leila Samy

    Series: Grammar Workbooks

    Basic Arabic: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar with related exercises in a single volume. This book presents 51 units, covering the key grammar points which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Arabic. Examples and exercises are provided...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Advanced Chinese Multimedia Course

    Crossing Cultural Boundaries, 2nd Edition

    By Kunshan Carolyn Lee, Hsin-hsin Liang, Liwei Jiao, Julian K Wheatley

    The Routledge Advanced Chinese Multimedia Course: Crossing Cultural Boundaries is an innovative multimedia course for advanced students of Chinese. Written by a team of highly experienced instructors, the book offers advanced learners the opportunity to consolidate their knowledge of Chinese...

    Published March 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Dictionary of World Philosophy

    By A. Pablo Iannone

    The Dictionary of World Philosophy covers the diverse and challenging terminology, concepts, schools and traditions of the vast field of world philosophy. Providing an extremely comprehensive resource and an essential point of reference in a complex and expanding field of study the Dictionary...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Fundamentals of Arabic Grammar

    By Mohammed Sawaie

    Fundamentals of Arabic Grammar provides an authoritative guide to Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) grammar. It has been organised to promote a thorough understanding of MSA grammar and presents its complexities in a cohesive and user-friendly format, filling many gaps left by other textbooks....

    Published December 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Introductory Course in Biblical Hebrew

    By Lily Kahn

    The Routledge Introductory Course in Biblical Hebrew provides a comprehensive introduction to Biblical Hebrew language and texts. Combining a fresh and innovative approach with an in-depth treatment of the language, it presents the essentials of biblical grammar and vocabulary in an engaging and...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Translating Chinese Culture

    The process of Chinese--English translation

    By Valerie Pellatt, Eric T. Liu, Yalta Ya-Yun Chen

    Translating Chinese Culture is an innovative and comprehensive coursebook which addresses the issue of translating concepts of culture. Based on the framework of schema building, the course offers helpful guidance on how to get inside the mind of the Chinese author, how to understand what he or she...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Colloquial Tibetan

    The Complete Course for Beginners

    By Jonathan Samuels

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Colloquial Tibetan provides a step-by-step course in Central Tibetan as it is spoken by native speakers. Combining a thorough treatment of the language as it is used in everyday situations with an accurate written representation of this spoken form, it equips learners with the essential skills...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. A Frequency Dictionary of Dutch

    Core Vocabulary for Learners

    By Carole Tiberius, Tanneke Schoonheim

    Series: Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

    A Frequency Dictionary of Dutch is a valuable tool for all learners of Dutch, providing a list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in the language. Based on a 290 million word corpus which includes both written and spoken material from a wide range of sources, this dictionary presents Dutch...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 500 Common Chinese Proverbs and Colloquial Expressions

    An Annotated Frequency Dictionary

    By Liwei Jiao, Benjamin Stone

    500 Common Chinese Proverbs and Colloquial Expressions is a dictionary of key Chinese proverbs or suyu. Suyu are vivid and colourful expressions widely used in Chinese language. The smooth use of chengyu in Chinese writing and of suyu in spoken Chinese not only makes communication more effective,...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge