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  1. Leila Samy

    Author of the Month: Leila Samy

    Leila Samy, co-author of Basic Arabic, is May's Author of the Month! Leila Samy, MPH, directs a Federal Government program to help under served (e.g., poor and rural) communities across the Unites States (US) leverage technology to improve health care quality and fuel economic development. As an expert in Arabic language, Ms. Samy has provided technical services to a range of institutions, including the University of Michigan and the World Health Organization. 

    In a new interview, Ms. Samy opened up about what makes the Arabic language so special, completing Basic Arabic after the passing of her father and co-author Waheed Samy, what sets this grammar apart from others, and more. 

  2. The Newly Updated Routledge Translation Studies Portal

    The Routledge Translation Studies Portal offers a wide range of online resources and teaching materials, links to key organisations and samples from our ground-breaking titles in translation and interpreting studies. This portal is updated to include several new sample chapters, resources including author interviews and video, more complementary exercises, journals content, and much more. 

  3. Now Available in Paperback

    Several titles addressing a variety of subject areas are now available in paperback. Find out more about each book by clicking on the titles below.
     
  4. Speed up your Arabic

    NEW  Pronunciation, spelling, the concept of roots and patterns and idomatic phrases are just some of the areas that cause confusion for students of Arabic. Learning how to avoid the common errors that arise repeatedly in these areas is an essential step in successful language learning. Speed Up Your Arabic is a unique and innovative resource that identifies and explains the most commonly made errors, enabling students to learn from their mistakes and enhance their understanding of the Arabic language.

    Find out more and recommend this title to your librarian.

  5. Visit Routledge at GURT, LTRC, and AAAL!

    Routledge will have stands at the following conferences. If you'll be in attendance, make sure to stop by to get a special discount code for 20% off your order! 

    American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL): March 21-24, Toronto, Canada

    Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC): March 18-20, Toronto, Canada

    Georgetown University (GURT): March 13-15, Washington D.C., USA

  6. New in Paperback: The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English

    The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English offers the ultimate record of modern American Slang.

    The 25,000 entries are accompanied by citations that authenticate the words as well as offer lively examples of usage from popular literature, newspapers, magazines, movies, television shows, musical lyrics, and Internet user groups. Etymology, cultural context, country of origin and the date the word was first used are also provided.

    This informative, entertaining and sometimes shocking dictionary is an unbeatable resource for all language aficionados out there.

    Read more

  7. Essential German Grammar

    NEW  Essential German Grammar is a student-friendly grammar and workbook designed to give learners a firm foundation on which to build a real understanding of both spoken and written German. The reference grammar section offers clear explanations of key grammar points while a separate exercise section gives students the opportunity to test themselves and put into practice what they have learned.

    Find out more and request a complimentary exam copy

  8. Practising French Grammar

    NEW Practising French Grammar provides concise summaries of key grammatical points at the beginning of each exercise, as well as model answers to the exercises and translations of difficult words. It can be used alone or as the ideal companion to the fourth edition of French Grammar and Usage by Roger Hawkins and Richard Towell (can be purchased separately or as a pack). 

    Find out more and request a complimentary exam copy

  9. French Grammar and Usage

    NEW  Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, French Grammar and Usage is a complete guide to French as it is written and spoken today. It includes clear descriptions of all the main grammatical phenomena of French, and their use, illustrated by numerous examples taken from contemporary French, and distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal.

    This Grammar is accompanied by the Practising French Grammar: A Workbook (available to purchase seaparately or as a pack with this grammar) which features related exercises and activities.

    Find out more and request a complimentary exam copy

  10. Now Available: Soluzioni

    Soluzioni: A Practical Grammar of Contemporary Italian comprises an engaging reference grammar with related exercises in one volume.

    Using an appealing visual layout, Soluzioni explains the main topics of modern Italian grammar in clear and concise language. Real language examples and plenty of varied and imaginative exercises show how grammar works in practice. No prior knowledge of linguistic terminology is required.

    Find out more information about the new edition here and request a complimentary e-inspection copy here

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