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New and Published Books

  1. Teaching Chinese Literacy in the Early Years

    Psychology, pedagogy and practice

    By Hui Li

    Series: Routledge Research in Language Education

    The Chinese language is now used by a quarter of the world’s population and is increasingly popular as a second language. Teaching Chinese Literacy in the Early Years comprehensively investigates the psychology, pedagogy and practice involved in teaching Chinese literacy to young children. This...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Munda Languages

    Edited by Gregory D.S. Anderson

    Series: Routledge Language Family Series

    The Munda group of languages of the Austroasiatic family are spoken within central and eastern India by almost ten million people. To date, they are the least well-known and least documented languages of the Indian subcontinent. This unprecedented and original work draws together a distinguished...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Understanding the Chinese Language

    A Comprehensive Linguistic Introduction

    By Chris Shei

    Understanding the Chinese Language provides a vibrant and comprehensive introduction to contemporary Chinese linguistics. Combining an accessible style with an in-depth treatment of the topics at hand, it uses clear, full descriptions and vivid, modern examples to systematically take students...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook

    2nd Edition

    By Claudia Ross, Jing-Heng Sheng Ma, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen

    Series: Modern Grammar Workbooks

    Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook is a book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Mandarin Chinese. Divided into two sections, the Workbook initially provides exercises based on essential grammatical structures, and moves on to practice everyday functions such as making...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Modern Mandarin Grammar and Workbook Bundle

    Series: Modern Grammars

    Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar provides an innovative reference guide to Mandarin Chinese, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as phrase order, nouns, verbs and specifiers....

    Published June 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Colloquial Burmese

    The Complete Course for Beginners

    By San San Hnin Tun, Patrick McCormick

    Series: Colloquial Series

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

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Claudia Ross, Jing-heng Sheng Ma

    Series: Modern Grammars

    Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar provides an innovative reference guide to Mandarin Chinese, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as phrase order, nouns, verbs and specifiers...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. A History of the Chinese Language

    By Hongyuan Dong

    A History of the Chinese Language provides a comprehensive introduction to the historical development of the Chinese language from its proto Sino-Tibetan roots in prehistoric times to Modern Standard Chinese. Taking a highly accessible and balanced approach, it presents a chronological survey of...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Advanced Chinese Multimedia Course

    Crossing Cultural Boundaries, 2nd Edition

    By Kunshan Carolyn Lee, Hsin-hsin Liang, Liwei Jiao, Julian K Wheatley

    The Routledge Advanced Chinese Multimedia Course: Crossing Cultural Boundaries is an innovative multimedia course for advanced students of Chinese. Written by a team of highly experienced instructors, the book offers advanced learners the opportunity to consolidate their knowledge of Chinese...

    Published March 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Modern Japanese Grammar Workbook

    By Naomi McGloin, M. Endo Hudson, Fumiko Nazikian, Tomomi Kakegawa

    Series: Modern Grammar Workbooks

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

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge