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  1. A Frequency Dictionary of Czech

    Core Vocabulary for Learners

    By František Cermák, Michal Kren

    Series: Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

    A Frequency Dictionary of Czech is an invaluable tool for all learners of Czech, providing a list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in the language. Based on data from a 100 million word corpus and evenly balanced between spoken, fiction, non-fiction and newspaper texts, the dictionary...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 500 Common Chinese Idioms

    An Annotated Frequency Dictionary

    By Liwei Jiao, Cornelius C. Kubler, Weiguo Zhang

    500 Common Chinese Idioms is the ideal tool for all intermediate to advanced learners of Chinese. Based on large corpora of authentic language data, it presents the 500 most commonly used Chinese idioms or chengyu, along with a variety of synonyms, antonyms and the most common structures, enabling...

    Published November 24th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Academic Writing for International Students of Business

    By Stephen Bailey

    Academic Writing for International Students of Business is the first book specially designed to assist overseas students studying Business or Economics courses in English. Most courses expect students to complete a variety of writing tasks as part of their assessment, such as essays, reports and...

    Published October 25th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar Workbook

    By John Whitlam

    Series: Modern Grammar Workbooks

    Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar Workbook is an innovative book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Brazilian Portuguese. The book is divided into two sections: Part A provides exercises based on essential grammatical structures Part B practises everyday functions (e.g. making...

    Published October 21st 2010 by Routledge

  5. Turkish: An Essential Grammar

    By Asli Göksel, Celia Kerslake

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    Turkish: An Essential Grammar is a concise, user-friendly guide to the most important structures of contemporary Turkish. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations offering practical guidance on understanding and...

    Published October 12th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Colloquial Lithuanian

    The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition

    By Meilutė Ramonienė, Ian Press

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Colloquial Lithuanian is easy to use and completely up-to-date! Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Lithuanian. No prior knowledge of the language is required. What makes Colloquial Lithuanian your...

    Published October 8th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Evenki

    By Igor Nedjalkov

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    Evenki is one of the nine Tungusic languages spoken in Siberia and Northern China. This books gives a complete description of all this language's linguistics domains. Evenki is remarkable for both the vast area where it is spoken- from Western Siberia to the Amur regions and from the shores of the...

    Published October 6th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Marathi

    By Rajeshwari Pandharipande

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    This is a complete grammatical description of Marathi, which belongs to the Indo-European family and is spoken in Maharashtra State in India. It has around 45 million speakers, who comprise about eight per cent of the total population of India. Marathi is particularly interesting from the point of...

    Published October 5th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Rapanui

    A Descriptive Grammar

    By Veronica du Feu

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    Rapanui, the language of Easter Island, is in danger of extinction. A Polynesian language, closely related to Maori, it is spoken by less than 2000 people. This description, based on recordings made in the 1980s and on information provided by the islanders, represents Veronica De Feu's...

    Published October 5th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Maori

    By Winifred Bauer

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    This descriptive grammar provides a uniquely comprehensive description of Maori, the East Polynesian language of the indigenous people of New Zealand. Today, the language is under threat and it seems likely that the Maori of the future will differ quite considerably from the Maori of the...

    Published October 5th 2010 by Routledge