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Chinese Language Textbooks

  1. Understanding the Chinese Language

    A Comprehensive Linguistic Introduction

    By Chris Shei

    Understanding the Chinese Language provides a vibrant and comprehensive introduction to contemporary Chinese linguistics. Combining an accessible style with an in-depth treatment of the topics at hand, it uses clear, full descriptions and vivid, modern examples to systematically take students...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook

    2nd Edition

    By Claudia Ross, Jing-Heng Sheng Ma, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen

    Series: Modern Grammar Workbooks

    Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook is a book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Mandarin Chinese. Divided into two sections, the Workbook initially provides exercises based on essential grammatical structures, and moves on to practice everyday functions such as making...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Claudia Ross, Jing-heng Sheng Ma

    Series: Modern Grammars

    Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar provides an innovative reference guide to Mandarin Chinese, 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 phrase order, nouns, verbs and specifiers...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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

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

    This bundle consists of the following books: The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin, Textbook Level 2 Simplified Characters The...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  11. Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese Workbook 2 (Traditional)

    By Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen, Meng Yeh

    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 November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  12. Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese Level 2 Traditional

    By Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-chia Chen, Meng Yeh

    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 November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  13. Routledge Course In Modern Mandarin Chinese Level 2 (Simplified)

    By Claudia Ross, Pei-Chia Chen, Baozhang He, Meng Yeh

    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 November 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  14. The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese Workbook Level 2 (Simplified)

    By Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen, Meng Yeh

    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 November 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  15. Yufa! A Practical Guide to Mandarin Chinese Grammar

    By Wen-Hua Teng

    Series: Arnold Concise Grammars

    YUFA! A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MANDARIN CHINESE GRAMMAR takes a unique approach to explaining the major topics of Mandarin Chinese grammar. By providing examples that are rooted in realistic situations, the author shows you how grammar is used in everyday life. The book features:Chinese characters,...

    Published March 25th 2011 by Routledge

  16. The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese

    Workbook Level 1, Traditional Characters

    By Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-chia Chen, Meng Yeh

    The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese is a two-year undergraduate course for students with no prior background in Chinese study which takes students from complete beginner to post-intermediate level. Designed to build a strong foundation in both the spoken and written language it...

    Published July 21st 2010 by Routledge

  17. The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese

    Textbook Level 1, Traditional Characters

    By Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen, Meng Yeh

    The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese is a two-year undergraduate course for students with no prior background in Chinese study which takes students from complete beginner to post-intermediate level. Designed to build a strong foundation in both the spoken and written language it develops...

    Published July 8th 2010 by Routledge

  18. The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese

    Workbook Level 1, Simplified Characters

    By Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-chia Chen, Meng Yeh

    The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese is a two-year undergraduate course for students with no prior background in Chinese study which takes students from complete beginner to post-intermediate level. Designed to build a strong foundation in both the spoken and written language it...

    Published July 5th 2010 by Routledge

  19. The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese

    Textbook Level 1, Simplified Characters

    By Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen, Meng Yeh

    The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese is a two-year undergraduate course for students with no prior background in Chinese study which takes students from complete beginner to post-intermediate level. Designed to build a strong foundation in both the spoken and written language it...

    Published July 5th 2010 by Routledge

  20. Thinking Chinese Translation

    A Course in Translation Method: Chinese to English

    By Valerie Pellatt, Eric T. Liu

    Series: Thinking Translation

    Thinking Chinese Translation is a practical and comprehensive course for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of Chinese. Thinking Chinese Translation explores the ways in which memory, general knowledge, and creativity (summed up as ‘schema’) contribute to the linguistic ability...

    Published May 9th 2010 by Routledge

  21. Intermediate Chinese

    A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington

    Series: Grammar Workbooks

    Intermediate Chinese is the ideal reference and practice book for students with some knowledge of the language. Each of the 25 units deals with a particular grammatical point and provides associated exercises. Features include: clear, accessible format many useful language examples...

    Published May 17th 2009 by Routledge

  22. Basic Chinese

    A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington, Zhang Xiaoming, Rachel Henson, Yip Li Quzhen

    Series: Grammar Workbooks

    ‘Very well structured and clearly explained’ – Dr Kan Qian, The Open University, UK Basic Chinese introduces the essentials of Chinese syntax. Each of the 25 units deals with a particular grammatical point and provides associated exercises. Features include: a clear, accessible format...

    Published January 29th 2009 by Routledge

  23. Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook

    By Claudia Ross, Jing-Heng Sheng Ma, Baozhang He

    Series: Modern Grammar Workbooks

    Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook is a book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Mandarin Chinese. Divided into two sections, the Workbook initially provides exercises based on essential grammatical structures, and moves on to practise everyday functions such as making...

    Published June 28th 2006 by Routledge

  24. Chinese: A Comprehensive Grammar

    By Yip Po-Ching, Don Rimmington

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 11th 2003 by Routledge

  25. Basic Chinese

    A Grammar and Workbook

    By Don Rimmington, Zhang Xiaoming, Rachel Henson, Yip Li Quzhen

    Series: Grammar Workbooks

    Basic Chinese introduces the essentials of Chinese syntax. Each of the 25 units deals with a particular grammatical point and provides associated exercises. Features include: a clear, accessible format many useful language examplesjargon-free explanations of grammar ample drills and exercises  ...

    Published September 23rd 1998 by Routledge

Chinese Language Colloquials

  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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Colloquial Chinese

    The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition

    By Qian Kan

    Series: Colloquial Series

    COLLOQUIAL CHINESE is easy to use and completely up to date! Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Chinese. No prior knowledge of the language is required. What makes COLLOQUIAL CHINESE your best...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  3. Colloquial Chinese 2

    The Next Step in Language Learning

    By Qian Kan

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Colloquial Chinese 2 is designed for people who already have some knowledge of the language but want to progress a stage further. It is the ideal way to refresh your knowledge and to extend your skills, either in preparation for a visit, or to brush up on the language for work. Structured to give...

    Published January 7th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Colloquial Chinese

    The Complete Course for Beginners

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Published September 13th 1995 by Routledge

  5. T'ung & Pollard's Colloquial Chinese

    By P.C. T'ung, D.E. Pollard

    Series: Colloquial Series

    T’ung and Pollard’s Colloquial Chinese course is the ideal introductory course for all dedicated learners of Mandarin Chinese. Written by experienced teachers, the course provides a rigorous introduction to the pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar of Mandarin Chinese. By the end of this rewarding...

    Published October 27th 1982 by Routledge

Chinese Language Grammars

  1. Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook

    2nd Edition

    By Claudia Ross, Jing-Heng Sheng Ma, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen

    Series: Modern Grammar Workbooks

    Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook is a book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Mandarin Chinese. Divided into two sections, the Workbook initially provides exercises based on essential grammatical structures, and moves on to practice everyday functions such as making...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Claudia Ross, Jing-heng Sheng Ma

    Series: Modern Grammars

    Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar provides an innovative reference guide to Mandarin Chinese, 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 phrase order, nouns, verbs and specifiers...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Yufa! A Practical Guide to Mandarin Chinese Grammar

    By Wen-Hua Teng

    Series: Arnold Concise Grammars

    YUFA! A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MANDARIN CHINESE GRAMMAR takes a unique approach to explaining the major topics of Mandarin Chinese grammar. By providing examples that are rooted in realistic situations, the author shows you how grammar is used in everyday life. The book features:Chinese characters,...

    Published March 25th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Intermediate Chinese

    A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington

    Series: Grammar Workbooks

    Intermediate Chinese is the ideal reference and practice book for students with some knowledge of the language. Each of the 25 units deals with a particular grammatical point and provides associated exercises. Features include: clear, accessible format many useful language examples...

    Published May 17th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Basic Chinese

    A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington, Zhang Xiaoming, Rachel Henson, Yip Li Quzhen

    Series: Grammar Workbooks

    ‘Very well structured and clearly explained’ – Dr Kan Qian, The Open University, UK Basic Chinese introduces the essentials of Chinese syntax. Each of the 25 units deals with a particular grammatical point and provides associated exercises. Features include: a clear, accessible format...

    Published January 29th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook

    By Claudia Ross, Jing-Heng Sheng Ma, Baozhang He

    Series: Modern Grammar Workbooks

    Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook is a book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Mandarin Chinese. Divided into two sections, the Workbook initially provides exercises based on essential grammatical structures, and moves on to practise everyday functions such as making...

    Published June 28th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Chinese: An Essential Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 10th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Chinese: A Comprehensive Grammar

    By Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington

    Series: Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

    Chinese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to Chinese grammar.It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Chinese. The Grammar is an essential reference source for the learner and user of Chinese,...

    Published November 5th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Basic Chinese

    A Grammar and Workbook

    By Don Rimmington, Zhang Xiaoming, Rachel Henson, Yip Li Quzhen

    Series: Grammar Workbooks

    Basic Chinese introduces the essentials of Chinese syntax. Each of the 25 units deals with a particular grammatical point and provides associated exercises. Features include: a clear, accessible format many useful language examplesjargon-free explanations of grammar ample drills and exercises  ...

    Published September 23rd 1998 by Routledge

  10. Intermediate Chinese

    A Grammar and Workbook

    By Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington

    Series: Grammar Workbooks

    Intermediate Chinese is intended for students who have some knowledge of the language. Each of the twenty five units deal with a particualr grammar point and provide associated exercises. Features include:* clear, accessible format* many useful language examples* jargon-free grammar explanations*...

    Published September 23rd 1998 by Routledge

  11. Chinese: An Essential Grammar

    By Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington, Don Rimmington

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    This new edition is a concise reference guide to modern Chinese grammar. It presents a description of the language setting out the complexities in short, readable sections. Features include: a new chapter on paragraph development; Chinese characters, as well as pinyin; translations into English. @...

    Published December 4th 1996 by Routledge

Chinese Language Dictionaries

  1. A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese

    Core Vocabulary for Learners

    By Richard Xiao, Paul Rayson, Tony McEnery

    Series: Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

    A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese is an invaluable tool for all learners of Mandarin Chinese, providing a list of the 5,000 words and the 2,000 Chinese characters (simplified) most commonly used in the language. Based on a fifty-million-word corpus composed of spoken, fiction,...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Dictionary of Chinese Symbols

    Hidden Symbols in Chinese Life and Thought

    By Wolfram Eberhard

    Series: Routledge Dictionaries

    This unique and authoritative guide describes more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature and in Chinese customs and attitudes to life are traced lucidly and precisely.`An ideal reference book to help...

    Published April 13th 1988 by Routledge

Chinese Language Reference

  1. The Routledge Advanced Chinese Multimedia Course

    Crossing Cultural Boundaries, 2nd Edition

    By Carolyn Lee, Hsin-hsin Liang, Liwei Jiao, Julian 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 500 Common Chinese Idioms

    An Annotated Frequency Dictionary

    By Liwei Jiao, Cornelius C. Kubler, Weiguo Zhang

    500 Common Chinese Idioms is the ideal tool for all intermediate to advanced learners of Chinese. Based on large corpora of authentic language data, it presents the 500 most commonly used Chinese idioms or chengyu, along with a variety of synonyms, antonyms and the most common structures, enabling...

    Published November 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese

    Core Vocabulary for Learners

    By Richard Xiao, Paul Rayson, Tony McEnery

    Series: Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

    A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese is an invaluable tool for all learners of Mandarin Chinese, providing a list of the 5,000 words and the 2,000 Chinese characters (simplified) most commonly used in the language. Based on a fifty-million-word corpus composed of spoken, fiction,...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge

  6. A Dictionary of Chinese Characters

    Accessed by Phonetics

    By Stewart Paton

    By arranging frequently used characters under the phonetic element they have in common, rather than only under their radical, the Dictionary encourages the student to link characters according to their phonetic. The system of cross-referencing then allows the student to find easily all the...

    Published May 12th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Chinese Lexicon

    A Comprehensive Survey

    By Yip Po-Ching

    The Chinese Lexicon is a detailed study of the words and word combinations used in modern Chinese. Yip Po-Ching defines the general properties of a language's lexicon, or vocabulary, prior to a thorough discussion of the organizational features of the Chinese lexicon. Comparisons are made between...

    Published January 7th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Chinese: An Essential Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 10th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Chinese: A Comprehensive Grammar

    By Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington

    Series: Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

    Chinese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to Chinese grammar.It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Chinese. The Grammar is an essential reference source for the learner and user of Chinese,...

    Published November 5th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Chinese: An Essential Grammar

    By Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington, Don Rimmington

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    This new edition is a concise reference guide to modern Chinese grammar. It presents a description of the language setting out the complexities in short, readable sections. Features include: a new chapter on paragraph development; Chinese characters, as well as pinyin; translations into English. @...

    Published December 4th 1996 by Routledge

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