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  1. 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

  2. The Tai-Kadai Languages

    Edited by Anthony Diller, Jerry Edmondson, Yongxian Luo

    Series: Routledge Language Family Series

    The Routledge Language Family Series is aimed at undergraduates and postgraduates of linguistics and language, or those with an interest in historical linguistics, linguistics anthropology and language development. With close to 100 million speakers, Tai-Kadai constitutes one of the world's major...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Colloquial Burmese

    The Complete Course for Beginners

    By San San Hnin Tun, Patrick McCormick

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Colloquial Burmese provides a step-by-step course in Burmese as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Burmese in a broad range of...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The New Routledge & Van Dale Dutch Dictionary

    Dutch-English and English-Dutch, 2nd Edition

    This comprehensive and contemporary two-way dictionary is ideal for Dutch language learners and users at all levels. Key features of the dictionary include: Over 24,000 Dutch entries The use of colloquial and idiomatic language Useful contextual information within glosses Phonetic...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part Three)

    An Advanced Course in Arabic

    By Munther Younes, Yomna Chami

    ‘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...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. An Encyclopedia of Language

    Edited by N.E. Collinge

    * Examines how language works, accounting for its nature, its use, its study and its history* Two comprehensive indexes of Topics and Technical Terms, and Names* Carefully illustrated to explain key points in the text`This rich repository of information on all aspects of language is a must for all...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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