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  1. 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 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 24th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning is an authoritative reference dealing with all aspects of this increasingly important field of study. Offering a comprehensive range of articles on contemporary language teaching and its history, it has been produced specifically for...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Malayalam

    By R. E. Asher

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    Malayalam is one of the four major Dravidian languages spoken principally in the southern part of India. It has a recorded history of eight centuries and is spoken by more than thirty million people on the Malabar coast of southern IndiaThis is the first detailed description of Malayalam, providing...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Course in Business Chinese

    By Qinghai Chen, Le Tang, Qiuli Zhao

    The Routledge Course in Business Chinese has been specifically designed for students in the fourth year of language learning or above who wish to progress their language training and prepare to tackle real-life business situations confidently and effectively. Designed to prepare students for the...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Iranian Languages

    Edited by Gernot Windfuhr

    Series: Routledge Language Family Series

    The Iranian languages form the major eastern branch of the Indo-European group of languages, itself part of the larger Indo-Iranian family. Estimated to have between 150 and 200 million native speakers, the Iranian languages constitute one of the world’s major language families. This comprehensive...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Intermediate Persian Course

    Farsi Shirin Ast, Book Two

    By Dominic Parviz Brookshaw, Pouneh Shabani Jadidi

    The Routledge Intermediate Persian Course: Farsi Shirin Ast, Book Two is the first intermediate level Persian textbook, written specifically for English-speaking university students, that makes use of up-to-date pedagogical techniques, and stresses the importance of communicative competence. The...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Languages of Japan and Korea

    Edited by Nicolas Tranter

    Series: Routledge Language Family Series

    The Languages of Japan and Korea provides detailed descriptions of the major varieties of languages in the region, both modern and pre-modern, within a common format, producing a long-needed introductory reference source. Korean, Japanese, Ainu, and representative members of the main groupings of...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge