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  1. 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

  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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. The Routledge Intermediate Korean Reader

    By Jaehoon Yeon, Jieun Kiaer, Lucien Brown

    Series: Routledge Modern Language Readers

    The Routledge Intermediate Korean Reader is a comprehensive reader designed to provide varied, stimulating and up-to-date reading material for learners of Korean at the intermediate level. The Korean Reader provides a bridge between basic literacy skills and the ability to read full novels and...

    Published August 1st 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Intermediate Chinese Reader

    By Helen Shen, Zhou Yunong, Xiaoyuan Zhao

    Series: Routledge Modern Language Readers

    The Routledge Intermediate Chinese Reader is a comprehensive reader designed to provide varied, stimulating and up-to-date reading material for learners of Chinese at the intermediate level. The Chinese Reader provides a bridge between basic literacy skills and the ability to read full novels and...

    Published June 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Colloquial Urdu

    The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition

    By Tej K Bhatia, Ashok Koul

    Series: Colloquial Series

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

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  10. A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese

    By Yukio Tono, Makoto Yamazaki, Kikuo Maekawa

    Series: Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

    A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese is an invaluable tool for all learners of Japanese, providing a list of the 5,000 most commonly used words in the language. Based on a100 million word corpus, composed of spoken, fiction, non-fiction and news texts in current use, the dictionary provides the...

    Published January 22nd 2013 by Routledge