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  1. Thesaurus of Traditional English Metaphors

    2nd Edition

    By P.R. Wilkinson

    This fascinating collection of traditional metaphors and figures of speech, groups expressions according to theme. The second edition includes over 1,500 new entries, more information on first known usages, a new introduction and two expanded indexes. It will appeal to those interested in cultural...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. A Frequency Dictionary of Russian

    core vocabulary for learners

    By Serge Sharoff, Elena Umanskaya, James Wilson

    Series: Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

    A Frequency Dictionary of Russian is an invaluable tool for all learners of Russian, providing a list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in the language and the 300 most frequent multiword constructions. The dictionary is based on data from a 150-million-word internet corpus taken from more...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. English for International Journalists

    By Mike Gandon

    Edited by Heather Purdey

    English for International Journalists is a clear and engaging step-by-step guide for non-native speakers using English in journalism across all forms of media. In-depth language analysis is provided in the specialised context of journalism, as well as a comprehensive approach to the rules and...

    Published February 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Finnish

    By Merja Karalainen, Helena Sulkala

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese

    By Yukio Tono, Makoto Yamazaki, Kikuo Maekawa

    Series: Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

    A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese is an invaluable tool for all learners of Japanese, providing a list of the 5,000 most commonly used words in the language. Based on a100 million word corpus, composed of spoken, fiction, non-fiction and news texts in current use, the dictionary provides the...

    Published January 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese

    By Yukio Tono, Makoto Yamazaki, Kikuo Maekawa

    Series: Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

    A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese is an invaluable tool for all learners of Japanese, providing a list of the 5,000 most commonly used words in the language. Based on a100 million word corpus, composed of spoken, fiction, non-fiction and news texts in current use, the dictionary provides the...

    Published January 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

    Booklist Top of the List Reference Source The heir and successor to Eric Partridge's brilliant magnum opus, The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, this two-volume New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English is the definitive record of post WWII slang. Containing over...

    Published December 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Compendium of the World's Languages

    3rd Edition

    By George L. Campbell, Gareth King

    This third edition of Compendium of the World’s Languages has been thoroughly revised to provide up-to-date and accurate descriptions of a wide selection of natural language systems. All cultural and historical notes as well as statistical data have been checked, updated and in many cases expanded....

    Published December 20th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Developing Writing Skills in Arabic

    By Taoufik Ben Amor

    Series: Developing Writing Skills

    Developing Writing Skills in Arabic is specifically designed for upper-intermediate to advanced students who need to write Arabic for personal, professional and academic purposes. Making use of reading comprehension, analysis of stylistic devices, a functional approach to grammar and well-graded...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Japanese: A Comprehensive Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By Stefan Kaiser, Yasuko Ichikawa, Noriko Kobayashi, Hilofumi Yamamoto

    Series: Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

    Japanese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Japanese grammar. Accessible and systematic, it explores the complexities of the language thoroughly, filling many gaps left by other textbooks. Clear grammar points are put in context using examples from a range of...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge