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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 11 new and published books in the subject of Languages of Africa — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Colloquial Arabic of Egypt

    The Complete Course for Beginners, 3rd Edition

    By Jane Wightwick, Mahmoud Gaafar

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Colloquial Arabic of Egypt provides a step-by-step course in spoken Egyptian Arabic – the most widely understood dialect in the Arab world. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently...

    Published March 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Languages of the Wider World

    Valuing Diversity

    Edited by Itesh Sachdev

    The last few decades have seen a stretching and exchange of local, regional and national languages, identities, cultures, and economies worldwide as a consequence of globalisation and technology development. Significantly, the languages of the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the Netherlands, Scandinavia...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Khoesan Languages

    Edited by Rainer Vossen

    Series: Routledge Language Family Series

    The Routledge Language Family series is aimed at undergraduates and postgraduates of linguistics and language, and those with an interest in historical linguistics, linguistic anthropology and language development. According to a widely accepted hypothesis, the Khoesan languages represent the...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Colloquial Amharic

    2nd Edition

    By David Appleyard

    Series: Colloquial Series

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

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Colloquial Swahili

    The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition

    By Lutz Marten, Donovan Lee Mcgrath

    Series: Colloquial Series

    COLLOQUIAL SWAHILI is easy to use and completely up to date! Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Swahili. No prior knowledge of the language is required. What makes this new edition of...

    Published October 30th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Colloquial Yoruba

    The Complete Course for Beginners

    By Antonia Yetunde Folarin Schleicher

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Specially written by an experienced teacher for self-study or class use, this easy to use and up to date course provides a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Yoruba with no prior knowledge of the language required. Colloquial Yoruba is: interactive – with lots of exercises for...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Bantu Languages

    Edited by Derek Nurse, Gérard Philippson

    Series: Routledge Language Family Series

    Providing descriptive and typological information about the Bantu languages of southern Africa, this volume brings together a set of expert contributors and is divided into two parts: linguistics areas, including phonology, morphology, syntax and historical linguistics, and secondly, the many...

    Published November 13th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Semitic Languages

    Edited by Robert Hetzron

    Series: Routledge Language Family Series

    The Semitic languages are a family of languages spoken by more that 370 million people across much of the Middle East and North and East Africa. This is the first general survey of those languages, including the Arab and Aramaic dialects and various languages of Ethiopia. Containing twenty-two...

    Published November 13th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Colloquial Swahili

    The Complete Course for Beginners

    By Lutz Marten, Donovan Lee McGrath

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Colloquial Swahili is the ideal introduction to the major language of East Africa. Written by experienced teachers, the course provides a step-by-step approach to Swahili. No previous knowledge of the language is required.Features include:*pronunciation guide*lively dialogues*concise grammar...

    Published January 8th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Colloquial Afrikaans

    The Complete Course for Beginners

    By Bruce Donaldson

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Colloquial Afrikaans provides a step-by-step course in Afrikaans as it is written and spoken in South Africa and Namibia 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...

    Published April 19th 2000 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Swahili Grammar and Workbook
    By Fidèle Mpiranya
    To Be Published October 20th 2014
  2. Colloquial Zulu
    By Audrey Mbeje
    To Be Published April 30th 2015
  3. Colloquial Zulu
    By Sandra Sanneh, Mary Gordon
    To Be Published May 9th 2015

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