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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Speed Up Your Chinese

    Strategies to Avoid Common Errors

    By Shin Yong Robson

    Series: Speed up your Language Skills

    Speed up your Chinese is an innovative resource that identifies and explains the common errors that English-speaking learners of Chinese repeatedly make. Speed up your Chinese organizes the major categories of Mandarin grammar into areas that are problematic for English native speakers. Each...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Course in Business Chinese

    By Qinghai Chen, Le Tang, Qiuli Zhao

    The Routledge Course in Business Chinese has been specifically designed for students in the fourth year of language learning or above who wish to progress their language training and prepare to tackle real-life business situations confidently and effectively. Designed to prepare students for the...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese Level 2 Simplified Bundle

    The Routledge Course in Mandarin Chinese is a two-year undergraduate course for students with no prior background in Chinese study. Designed to build a strong foundation in both the spoken and written language it develops all the basic skills such as pronunciation, character writing, word use and...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Level 2 Traditional Bundle

    The Routledge Course in Mandarin Chinese is a two-year undergraduate course for students with no prior background in Chinese study. Designed to build a strong foundation in both the spoken and written language it develops all the basic skills such as pronunciation, character writing, word...

    Published February 6th 2012 by Routledge