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Textbooks

  1. 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.

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  2. 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). 

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Professional

  1. Now Available: The Integrated Approach to Arabic Instruction

    "Anyone who has seen what Munther’s students can do in Arabic knows that his integrated approach is decidedly successful. This book begins with a rigorous overview of past research about variation in Arabic. It then provides convincing argumentation in favor of adopting an integrated approach along with actual examples. Finally, it debunks opposition and shows that the integrated approach meets our students’ needs by reflecting the sociolinguistic realities of the Arabic-speaking world." - Jeremy Palmer, American University of Sharjah, UAE 

    Leading teacher of Arabic, Munther Younes, explores the realities of teaching Arabic as a foreign language (AFL) and outlines his groundbreaking approach to instruction, tried and tested over many years at Cornell University.

    The Integrated Approach to Arabic Instruction introduces teachers to the features of an integrated Arabic program—one that simultaneously teaches the two varieties of the language, Modern Standard Written Arabic and the dialect, in a way that reflects the authentic practice of native Arabic speakers. This pedagogy, Younes argues, is the most logical, effective and economical method of instruction as it prepares students fully for the realities of the Arabic diglossic situation. 

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  2. Live interview on ITV’s This Morning - Living with Foreign Accent Sydrome

    Foreign Accent Syndromes: The Stories People Have to Tell on This Morning with Phillip Schofield and Amanda Holden.


     

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Research & Reference

  1. Now Available: Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Technology

    "It is unique in that it provides both a truly encyclopedic overview of the field of computer-assisted translation and an in-depth discussion of the various aspects of this young discipline by some of the best-known experts in each of the disciplines this book covers. I was particularly pleased by the fact that so much emphasis was placed on teaching translation technology, which clearly is an area that deserves this type of attention." - Uwe Muegge, Monterey Institute of International Studies, USA. 

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Technology provides a state-of-the art survey of the field of computer-assisted translation. It is the first definitive reference to provide a comprehensive overview of the general, regional and topical aspects of this increasingly significant area of study. 

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  2. Now Available: The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

    'Most slang dictionaries are no better than momgrams or a rub of the brush, put together by shmegegges looking to make some moola. The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, on the other hand, is the wee babes.'Ian Sansom, The Guardian 

    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 unconventional English of from around the English-speaking world since 1945, and through the first decade of the new millennium, with the same thorough, intense, and lively scholarship that characterized Partridge’s own work. 

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General Interest

  1. 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.

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  2. Live interview on ITV’s This Morning - Living with Foreign Accent Sydrome

    Foreign Accent Syndromes: The Stories People Have to Tell on This Morning with Phillip Schofield and Amanda Holden.


     

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News

  1. Author of the Month: Chris Shei

    Routledge Language Learning is ringing in the new year with a new Author of the Month, Chris Shei of Swansea University. Dr. Shei is the author of Understanding the Chinese Language: A Comprehensive Linguistic Introduction, complete with eResources and chapter exercises. 

    In a new interview, Dr. Shei discusses the motivation behind writing Understanding the Chinese Language, key takeaways from this book, and what makes linguistics so interesting! 

  2. Author of the Month: Jean-Fran├žois Mondon

    Our final Author of the Month for 2014 is none other than Jean-François Mondon, Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages at Minot State University, USA. In a new extensive interview, Professor Mondon discussed his career, the appeal of continuing to learn Latin in the modern era, and key points from his two recent publications, Caesar’s De Bello Gallico and Intensive Basic Latin (publishing later this month).

    Jean-François Mondon is also author of Intermediate Latin, which will not be released until July 2015.

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