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  1. Translating Chinese Culture

    The process of Chinese--English translation

    By Valerie Pellatt, Eric T. Liu, Yalta Ya-Yun Chen

    Translating Chinese Culture is an innovative and comprehensive coursebook which addresses the issue of translating concepts of culture. Based on the framework of schema building, the course offers helpful guidance on how to get inside the mind of the Chinese author, how to understand what he or she...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Colloquial Tibetan

    The Complete Course for Beginners

    By Jonathan Samuels

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Colloquial Tibetan provides a step-by-step course in Central Tibetan as it is spoken by native speakers. Combining a thorough treatment of the language as it is used in everyday situations with an accurate written representation of this spoken form, it equips learners with the essential skills...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Intermediate Hindi Reader

    By Naresh Sharma, Tej K. Bhatia

    Series: Routledge Modern Language Readers

    The Routledge Intermediate Hindi Reader has been specially designed for intermediate and advanced learners of Hindi and comprises a broad selection of graded readings. The materials have been carefully selected to ensure that students receive exposure to a wide variety of authentic Hindi texts,...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Thai: An Essential Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By David Smyth

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    This second edition of Thai: An Essential Grammar provides an up-to-date and concise reference guide to Thai grammar. Using clear, jargon-free explanations, it sets out the complexities of Thai in short, readable sections and presents an accessible description of the language. Focus is kept on...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 500 Common Chinese Proverbs and Colloquial Expressions

    An Annotated Frequency Dictionary

    By Liwei Jiao, Benjamin Stone

    500 Common Chinese Proverbs and Colloquial Expressions is a dictionary of key Chinese proverbs or suyu. Suyu are vivid and colourful expressions widely used in Chinese language. The smooth use of chengyu in Chinese writing and of suyu in spoken Chinese not only makes communication more effective,...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Colloquial Japanese

    The Complete Course for Beginners, 3rd Edition

    By Junko Ogawa, Fumitsugu Enokida

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Colloquial Japanese provides a step-by-step course in Japanese as it is written and spoken today. This new edition has been completely rewritten by experienced teachers; it combines an accessible approach with a thorough treatment of the language, equipping learners with the essential skills needed...

    Published November 1st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Modern Japanese Grammar

    A Practical Guide

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

    Series: Modern Grammars

    Modern Japanese Grammar: A Practical Guide is an innovative reference guide to Japanese, 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 nouns, verbs, adjectives, particles, topic,...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Grammaticalization and Language Change in Chinese

    A formal view

    By Xiu-Zhi Zoe Wu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Developing Writing Skills in Chinese

    2nd Edition

    By Boping Yuan, Kan Qian

    Series: Developing Writing Skills

    Developing Writing Skills in Chinese has been devised for post-intermediate students who need to write Chinese in the course of their life, work or study. Each unit covers a specific style of writing and is reinforced with a rich selection of model texts. All texts are followed by supporting...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge