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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. The Celtic Languages

    Edited by Martin Ball, Nicole Muller

    Series: Routledge Language Family Series

    This comprehensive volume describes in depth all the Celtic languages from historical, structural and sociolinguistic perspectives, with individual chapters on Irish, Scottish, Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Breton and Cornish. Organized for ease of reference, The Celtic Languages is arranged in four parts....

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Language Contact and the Origins of the Germanic Languages

    By Peter Schrijver

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    History, archaeology, and human evolutionary genetics provide us with an increasingly detailed view of the origins and development of the peoples that live in Northwestern Europe. This book aims to restore the key position of historical linguistics in this debate by treating the history of the...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Koromfe

    By John Rennison

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Ndyuka

    By George L. Huttar, Mary L. Huttar

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Wari

    By Daniel L. Everett, Barbara Kern

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    This is the first major study of any Chapakuran language and makes an important contribution to linguistic theory. This study is especially timely as the Chapakuran languages of Western Brazil and Eastern Bolivia are endangered, and less than 2,000 known speakers of Wari and its related dialects...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Modern Japanese Grammar

    A Practical Guide

    By Naomi McGloin, M. Endo Hudson, Fumiko Nazikian, Tomomi Kakegawa

    Series: Modern Grammars

    Modern Japanese Grammar: A Practical Guide is an innovative reference guide to Japanese, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as nouns, verbs, adjectives, particles, topic,...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part Two)

    An Intermediate Course in Arabic

    By Munther Younes, Hanada Al-Masri

    Arabiyyat al Naas (Part Two): An Intermediate Course in Arabic offers a vibrant course in Arabic as it is written and spoken today by educated native speakers. Not only does it continue the innovative integration of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and Levantine Arabic used in Part One of the series,...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge