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English Language Textbooks

  1. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

    An Introduction

    By David Nunan

    David Nunan’s dynamic learner-centered teaching style has informed and inspired countless TESOL educators around the world. In this fresh, straightforward introduction to teaching English to speakers of other languages he presents teaching techniques and procedures along with the underlying theory...

    To Be Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Arabic-English-Arabic Legal Translation

    By Hanem El-Farahaty

    Arabic-English-Arabic Legal Translation provides a groundbreaking investigation of the issues found in legal translation between Arabic and English. Drawing on a contrastive-comparative approach, it analyses parallel authentic legal documents in both Arabic and English to examine the features of...

    To Be Published November 20th 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. English for International Journalists

    By Mike Gandon

    Edited by Heather Purdey

    English for International Journalists is a clear and engaging step-by-step guide for non-native speakers using English in journalism across all forms of media. In-depth language analysis is provided in the specialised context of journalism, as well as a comprehensive approach to the rules and...

    Published February 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. English Grammar for International Studies

    By Piet van der Voort

    English Grammar for International Studies is designed for students taking international programmes in higher vocational education, such as Business and Management Studies, International Marketing, International Finance, Business Administration, International Communication and Media, Finance and...

    Published March 26th 2012 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to English Grammar

    3rd Edition

    <P>English Language and its usage has become extremely emotive issues in recent years. Recurring discussions in the media have highlighted a growing demand for a return to the study of language after decades of neglect. This book is an introductory descriptive survey, intended for students,...

    Published December 4th 2011 by Routledge

  7. What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volume II

    Facilitating Learning

    By Denise E. Murray, MaryAnn Christison

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    Designed for pre-service teachers and teachers new to the field of ELT, Volume II and its companion are companion textbook, Volume I, are volumes organized around the key question: What do teachers need to know and be able to do in order for their students to learn English? Volume&...

    Published August 29th 2010 by Routledge

  8. What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volume I

    Understanding Learning

    By Denise E. Murray, MaryAnn Christison

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    Designed for pre-service teachers and teachers new to the field of ELT, What English Teachers Need to Know I and II are companion textbooks organized around the key question: What do teachers need to know and be able to do in order for their students to learn English? The focus throughout is on...

    Published August 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Expert Teacher of English

    By Andrew Goodwyn

    Series: The Expert Teacher

    The Expert Teacher of English is for all passionate teachers – both novice and expert - who aspire to become outstanding professionals. It considers what we mean by ‘expert’ and ‘expertise’, explores concepts that are vital to understanding what expertise in teaching is ‘for’, and discusses the...

    Published August 8th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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

  11. Exploring English Grammar

    From formal to functional

    By Caroline Coffin, Jim Donohue, Sarah North

    This engaging textbook bridges the gap between traditional and functional grammar. Starting with a traditional approach, students will develop a firm grasp of traditional tools for analysis and learn how SFG (Systemic Functional Grammar) can be used to enrich the traditional formal approach....

    Published May 5th 2009 by Routledge

  12. Thinking Spanish Translation

    A Course in Translation Method: Spanish to English, 2nd Edition

    By Louise Haywood, Michael Thompson, Sándor Hervey

    Series: Thinking Translation

    The new edition of this comprehensive course in Spanish-English translation offers advanced students of Spanish a challenging yet practical approach to the acquisition of translation skills, with clear explanations of the theoretical issues involved. A variety of translation issues are...

    Published March 30th 2009 by Routledge

  13. Leadership in English Language Education

    Theoretical Foundations and Practical Skills for Changing Times

    Edited by MaryAnn Christison, Denise E. Murray

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    Leadership in English Language Education: Theoretical Foundations and Practical Skills for Changing Times presents both theoretical approaches to leadership and practical skills leaders in English language education need to be effective. Discussing practical skills in detail, and providing readers...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge

  14. The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

    By Terry Victor, Tom Dalzell

    Reviews of the two-volume New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, 2005: The king is dead. Long live the king! ? The old Partridge is not really dead; it remains the best record of British slang antedating 1945? Now, however, the preferred source for information about English...

    Published November 30th 2007 by Routledge

  15. English Grammar

    A University Course, 2nd Edition

    By Angela Downing, Angela Downing, Philip Locke

    This award-winning grammar course book provides the basis for linguistic courses and projects on translation, contrastive linguistics, stylistics, reading and discourse studies. Accessible and reader-friendly throughout, key features include: chapters divided into modules of class-length...

    Published December 18th 2005 by Routledge

  16. Thinking Arabic Translation

    A Course in Translation Method: Arabic to English

    By James Dickins, Sándor Hervey, Ian Higgins

    Series: Thinking Translation

    Thinking Arabic Translation is a comprehensive and practical 24-week course in translation method. Adapted from the successful French-based Thinking Translation (Routledge, 1992) it has been successfully piloted at Durham University.Clear explanations, discussion, examples and exercises enable...

    Published April 10th 2002 by Routledge

  17. English as a Second Language in the Mainstream

    Teaching, Learning and Identity

    By Constant Leung, Christine Davison, Bernard Mohan

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    Since it was first established in the 1970's the Applied Linguistics and Language Study series has become a major force in the study of practical problems in human communication and language education. Drawing extensively on empirical research and theoretical work in linguistics, sociology,...

    Published October 16th 2000 by Routledge

  18. Thinking Italian Translation

    A Course in Translation Method: Italian to English

    By Stella Cragie, Patrizia Gambarotta, Ian Higgins, Hervey Sandor

    Series: Thinking Translation

    Thinking Italian Translation is a comprehensive and practical translation course. It focuses on improving translation quality and gives clear definitions of translation theories. Texts are taken from sources including journalism, technical texts and screenplays. Translation issues addressed include...

    Published September 27th 2000 by Routledge

  19. Dutch Dictionary

    Dutch-English, English-Dutch

    By Fernand G. Renier

    This two-way dictionary is ideal for both linguists and learners of Dutch. Translations are accurate and supported by relevant examples. Compact and concise, the dictionary is an invaluable reference source. Entries are supplemented by a section covering aspects of Dutch pronunciation and grammar....

    Published August 25th 1982 by Routledge

English Language Colloquials

  1. Colloquial English

    The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition

    By Gareth King

    Series: Colloquial Series

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

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Colloquial English

    A Course for Non-Native Speakers

    By Gareth King

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Colloquial English is an easy-to-use course, specially written by an experienced teacher for self-study or class use. It teaches current spoken and written English, as used in the UK, through the medium of English itself. This course assumes a basic knowledge of English and is suitable for...

    Published November 18th 2004 by Routledge

English Language Grammars

  1. English: An Essential Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By Gerald Nelson

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    English: An Essential Grammar is a concise and user-friendly guide to the grammar of modern English, written specifically for native speakers and based on genuine samples of contemporary spoken and written English. In the first four chapters, this book covers the essentials of English grammar,...

    Published October 21st 2010 by Routledge

  2. Sport and the English, 1918-1939: Between the Wars

    By Mike Huggins, Jack Williams

    Series: Modern Grammar Workbooks

    Containing original exercises and language tasks for all learners of Japanese the book is divided into two sections. These cover essential grammatical structures and their everyday use in making introductions, apologizing and expressing needs. The main features include: use of kanji, kana,...

    Published December 16th 2005 by Routledge

English Language Dictionaries

  1. The Routledge Portuguese Bilingual Dictionary (Revised 2014 edition)

    Portuguese-English and English-Portuguese

    By Maria F. Allen

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Dictionaries

    Revised 2014 Reprint Thoroughly revised in 2014, this compact and up-to-date two-way dictionary provides a comprehensive and modern vocabulary. It is the ideal reference for all users of Portuguese. The dictionary includes an extensive coverage of practical terminology from a diversity of fields...

    Published April 26th 2011 by Routledge

  2. A Frequency Dictionary of Contemporary American English

    Word Sketches, Collocates and Thematic Lists

    By Mark Davies, Dee Gardner

    Series: Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

    A Frequency Dictionary of Contemporary American English: word sketches, collocates, and thematic lists is an invaluable tool for all learners of American English, providing a list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in the language. The dictionary is based on data from a 385-million-word...

    Published February 14th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Spanish Dictionary of Telecommunications Diccionario Ingles de Telecomunicaciones

    Spanish-English/English-Spanish

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Specialist Dictionaries

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Spanish Dictionary of Business, Commerce and Finance Diccionario Ingles de Negocios, Comercio y Finanzas

    Spanish-English/English-Spanish

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Specialist Dictionaries

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 19th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Spanish Technical Dictionary Diccionario tecnico ingles

    Volume 1: Spanish-English/ingles-espanol

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Specialist Dictionaries

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 1st 1997 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Spanish Technical Dictionary Diccionario tecnico inges

    Volume 2: English-Spanish/ingles-Espanol

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Specialist Dictionaries

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 1st 1997 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Spanish Technical Dictionary Diccionario Tecnico Ingles

    Volume 1: Spanish-English/espanol-ingles Volume 2: English-Spanish/inglés-español

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Specialist Dictionaries

    These 2 volumes consist of some 100,000 headwords in both Spanish and English, including 3,000 abbreviations. Terms are drawn from the whole range of modern applied science and technical terminology. These volumes can be purchased either separately or together in print and as a set on CD-ROM. Each...

    Published January 1st 1997 by Routledge

  8. Routledge German Dictionary of Information Technology Worterbuch Informationstechnologie

    German-English/English-German

    By Ulrike Seeberger

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Specialist Dictionaries

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 2nd 1996 by Routledge

  9. Lithuanian Dictionary

    Lithuanian-English, English-Lithuanian

    By Bronius Piesarskas, Bronius Svecevicius

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Dictionaries

    An invaluable resource for linguists, learners and users of Lithuanian, this is the first dictionary of the language generally available in the West for a number of years. Special supplemental section includes a guide to Lithuanian pronunciation and grammar. Over 25,000 entries in each section make...

    Published September 27th 1995 by Routledge

  10. Danish Dictionary

    Danish-English, English-Danish

    Edited by Anna Garde

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Dictionaries

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 4th 1995 by Routledge

  11. Norwegian Dictionary

    Norwegian-English, English-Norwegian

    By Forlang A.S. Cappelens

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Dictionaries

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 24th 1994 by Routledge

  12. Catalan Dictionary

    Catalan-English, English-Catalan

    By Vox

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Dictionaries

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 25th 1994 by Routledge

English Language Reference

  1. The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

    The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English presents all the slang terms from The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English in a single volume. Containing over 60,000 entries, this concise new edition of the authoritative work details the slang and...

    To Be Published October 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The New Routledge & Van Dale Dutch Dictionary

    Dutch-English and English-Dutch, 2nd Edition

    This comprehensive and contemporary two-way dictionary is ideal for Dutch language learners and users at all levels. Key features of the dictionary include: Over 24,000 Dutch entries The use of colloquial and idiomatic language Useful contextual information within glosses Phonetic...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

    Booklist Top of the List Reference Source The heir and successor to Eric Partridge's brilliant magnum opus, The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, this two-volume New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English is the definitive record of post WWII slang. Containing over...

    Published December 20th 2012 by Routledge

  4. English: An Essential Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By Gerald Nelson

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    English: An Essential Grammar is a concise and user-friendly guide to the grammar of modern English, written specifically for native speakers and based on genuine samples of contemporary spoken and written English. In the first four chapters, this book covers the essentials of English grammar,...

    Published October 20th 2010 by Routledge

  5. A Frequency Dictionary of Contemporary American English

    Word Sketches, Collocates and Thematic Lists

    By Mark Davies, Dee Gardner

    Series: Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

    A Frequency Dictionary of Contemporary American English: word sketches, collocates, and thematic lists is an invaluable tool for all learners of American English, providing a list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in the language. The dictionary is based on data from a 385-million-word...

    Published February 14th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English

    Edited by Tom Dalzell

    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,...

    Published September 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  7. Origins

    A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English

    By Eric Partridge

    This dictionary gives the origins of some 20,000 items from the modern English vocabulary, discussing them in groups that make clear the connections between words derived by a variety of routes from originally common stock. As well as giving the answers to questions about the derivation of...

    Published August 25th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Concise Thesaurus of Traditional English Metaphors

    By P.R. Wilkinson

    This absorbing collection of metaphors includes a variety of expressions with figurative meanings, like similes, proverbs, slang and catchphrases. It is the result of a lifetime of work on dialect and metaphor and gives an overview of the folk wisdom expressed in figurative expressions. The author...

    Published October 28th 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

    Edited by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

    The Concise New Partridge presents, for the first time, all the slang terms from The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English in a single volume. With over 60,000 entries from around the English-speaking world, the Concise gives you the language of beats, hipsters, Teddy Boys,...

    Published October 18th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Spanish Dictionary of Telecommunications Diccionario Ingles de Telecomunicaciones

    Spanish-English/English-Spanish

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Specialist Dictionaries

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge

  11. Routledge Spanish Dictionary of Business, Commerce and Finance Diccionario Ingles de Negocios, Comercio y Finanzas

    Spanish-English/English-Spanish

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Specialist Dictionaries

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 19th 1997 by Routledge

  12. Spanish/English Business Glossary

    By Michael Gorman, Maria-Luisa Henson

    This is the essential reference companion for all who use Spanish for business communication.Containing over 5000 words, this handy two-way A-Z glossary covers the most commonly used terms in business. It will help you to communicate with confidence in a wide variety of business situations, and is...

    Published May 7th 1997 by Routledge

  13. Spanish/English Business Correspondence

    Correspondecia de comercio Espanol/Ingles

    By Michael Gorman, Maria-Luisa Henson

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 5th 1997 by Routledge

  14. Routledge Spanish Technical Dictionary Diccionario tecnico ingles

    Volume 1: Spanish-English/ingles-espanol

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Specialist Dictionaries

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 1st 1997 by Routledge

  15. Routledge Spanish Technical Dictionary Diccionario tecnico inges

    Volume 2: English-Spanish/ingles-Espanol

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Specialist Dictionaries

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 1st 1997 by Routledge

  16. Routledge Spanish Technical Dictionary Diccionario Tecnico Ingles

    Volume 1: Spanish-English/espanol-ingles Volume 2: English-Spanish/inglés-español

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Specialist Dictionaries

    These 2 volumes consist of some 100,000 headwords in both Spanish and English, including 3,000 abbreviations. Terms are drawn from the whole range of modern applied science and technical terminology. These volumes can be purchased either separately or together in print and as a set on CD-ROM. Each...

    Published January 1st 1997 by Routledge

  17. Routledge German Dictionary of Information Technology Worterbuch Informationstechnologie

    German-English/English-German

    By Ulrike Seeberger

    Series: Routledge Bilingual Specialist Dictionaries

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 2nd 1996 by Routledge

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