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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Simplified Level 1 Bundle

    By Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen, Meng Yeh

    This bundle consists of the following books: The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin, Textbook Level 1 Simplified Characters The...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Colloquial Kazakh

    By Zaure Batayeva

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Colloquial Kazakh provides a step-by-step course in Kazakh 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 Kazakh in a broad range of...

    Published October 24th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Basic Persian

    A Grammar and Workbook

    By Saeed Yousef, Hayedeh Torabi

    Series: Grammar Workbooks

    Basic Persian: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. This book presents twenty grammar units, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Persian. Grammar points are followed...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Maltese

    By Marie Azzopardi-Alexander, Albert Borg

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    Focusing primarily on Standard Maltese, the authors clarify many areas which, until now, remain undefined, with emphasis on syntax and intonation. English loanwords continue to find their way into Standard Maltese, especially as the Maltese inhabitants become increasingly bilingual, and the...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Introduction to Qur'anic Arabic

    By Munther Younes

    The Routledge Introduction to Qur’anic Arabic is an innovative, text-based, language course designed for students interested in acquiring a foundation in Qur’anic and Classical Arabic. Focused on enhancing comprehension and vocabulary acquisition, the book contains 40 lessons designed to be...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, 2nd Edition
    Edited by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
    To Be Published November 27th 2014
  2. Vice Slang
    By Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
    To Be Published December 15th 2014
  3. The Major Languages of East and South-East Asia
    Edited by Bernard Comrie
    To Be Published December 15th 2014
  4. The Major Languages of Western Europe
    Edited by Bernard Comrie
    To Be Published December 15th 2014
  5. The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English
    Edited by Tom Dalzell
    To Be Published January 5th 2015

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