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  1. Pre´cis Writing

    Passages Judiciously Selected with an Introduction on the Art of Pre´cis

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1940, this book was designed by Eric Partridge to equip students, studying for final exams at school, with the tools they needed to become successful précis-ers. The selection of literary pieces is more diverse than other preìcis books of the time and Partridge’s background as a...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Words, Words Words!

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1933 (this edition in 1939), this book sees Partridge introducing the reader to the eccentric lexicographers Wesley and Captain Grose. In an entertaining way, the book jovially explores and discusses various words and phrases such as "bloody", euphemisms, the Devil’s nicknames,...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Academic Writing for International Students of Business

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen Bailey

    International students of Business or Economics often need to write essays and reports for exams and coursework, and this new, second edition of Academic Writing for International Students of Business has been completely revised and updated to help them succeed with these tasks. This book...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge