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  1. Basic Arabic

    Huffington Post Education Spotlights ‘Basic Arabic’

    Magda Abu-Fadil, Director of Media Unlimited in Lebanon, composed a special feature focused on Basic Arabic on the Huffington Post Education's blog. 

  2. The 10th International Symposium on Bilingualism

    The 10th International Symposium on Bilingualism, held at Rutgers University, takes place May 20-24! With a theme of "Uncovering Multilinguialism," we think attendees would very much enjoy a few of our top titles that complement this theme perfectly. 

    Now available in paperback, The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism provides a comprehensive survey of the field of multilingualism for a global readership, and an overview of the research which situates multilingualism in its social, cultural and political context. 

    In Metrolingualism, authors Alastair Pennycook and Emi Otsuji introduce the notion of ‘metrolingualism’, showing how language and the city are deeply involved in a perpetual exchange between people, history, migration, architecture, urban landscapes and linguistic resources. 

    Browse the complete selection of our Bilingualism and Multilingualism books. 

  3. The Routledge Modern Greek Reader

    NEW The Routledge Modern Greek Reader has been specially designed for post-beginners to advanced learners of Greek. Written by an experienced instructor, this innovative reader offers both students and teachers of Modern Greek the pedagogical tools to utilize richly textured folktale material in a language class. Students can develop their linguistic skills while simultaneously engaging with the broader social and cultural context of the language. 

    Find out more and request a complimentary e-Inspection copy

  4. Finnish: An Essential Grammar

    NEW This thoroughly revised third edition of Finnish: An Essential Grammar is grounded in fundamental insights of modern linguistics and incorporates some of the latest achievements in the description of written and spoken Finnish. It gives a systematic account of the structures of the written language and offers increased attention to the key characteristics of present-day colloquial Finnish. No prior knowledge is assumed on the part of the reader and grammatical rules are clearly explained without jargon. 

    Find out more and recommend it to your librarian

  5. Colloquial Cambodian

    NEW Colloquial Cambodian has been developed by a linguist and an experienced Cambodian language professor and combines an accessible approach with a thorough treatment of the language, equipping learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Cambodian in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required. 

    Find out more

  6. 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. 

  7. 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. 

  8. 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.
     
  9. 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.

  10. 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

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