E-books: Languages of Asia

  • The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture book cover

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sin-wai Chan

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture offers an in-depth discussion of cultural aspects of China from the ancient period to the pre-modern era, lasting over 5,000 years, comprised of 7,000 word pieces by more than 20 world-leading academics and experts. Addressing…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Chinese for Working Professionals: A Textbook for Intermediate-High to Advanced Learners book cover

    Chinese for Working Professionals

    A Textbook for Intermediate-High to Advanced Learners, 1st Edition

    By Yi Zhou, Haidan Wang

    Chinese for Working Professionals is for learners who intend to use Chinese in a multinational global workplace. It has eight thematic units focusing on developing learners’ transferrable skills in addition to expanding the cross-cultural competences required in a real-world work-place. Key…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Translating Texts: An Introductory Coursebook on Translation and Text Formation book cover

    Translating Texts

    An Introductory Coursebook on Translation and Text Formation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian James Baer, Christopher D. Mellinger

    Clear and accessible, this textbook provides a step-by-step guide to textual analysis for beginning translators and translation students. Covering a variety of text types, including business letters, recipes, and museum guides in six languages (Chinese, English, French, German, Russian, and Spanish…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge

  • The Korean Verb - Structured and Complete book cover

    The Korean Verb - Structured and Complete

    1st Edition

    By Dick Grune, Seongyeon Cho

    The Korean Verb - Structured and Complete provides an in-depth, systematic, and structured presentation of the Korean verb and its verb forms, a notoriously complex area for learners of the language. The book presents learners with a method that simplifies the forming and understanding of Korean…

    eBook – 2019-11-19
    Routledge

  • A Cultural Dictionary of The Chinese Language: 500 Proverbs, Idioms and Maxims 文化五百条 book cover

    A Cultural Dictionary of The Chinese Language

    500 Proverbs, Idioms and Maxims 文化五百条, 1st Edition

    By Liwei Jiao

    A Cultural Dictionary of the Chinese Language introduces the 500 most important cultural traits of the Chinese as reflected in language use, especially in Chinese idioms (chengyu), proverbs and colloquial expressions (suyu). Communicative competence, the ultimate goal of language learning,…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge

  • Reading Japan book cover

    Reading Japan

    1st Edition

    By Teresa Castelvetere, Lidia Tanaka

    Reading Japan offers the student readings on geopolitics, education, language, Japanese-ness and ethnicity, gender and history, with the dual aims of broadening students’ understanding of Japan and of providing opportunities to read authentic Japanese texts. Each chapter contains an essay in…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Chinese Writing System in Asia: An Interdisciplinary Perspective book cover

    The Chinese Writing System in Asia

    An Interdisciplinary Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Yu Li

    The Chinese Writing System in Asia: An Interdisciplinary Perspective integrates a diverse range of disciplinary approaches in examining how the Chinese script represents and actively shapes personal and social identities in and beyond Asia. It is an ideal read for students and scholars interested…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge

  • Prosodic Studies: Challenges and Prospects book cover

    Prosodic Studies

    Challenges and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hongming Zhang, Youyong Qian

    Prosody is one of the core components of language and speech, indicating information about syntax, turn-taking in conversation, types of utterances, such as questions or statements, as well as speakers' attitudes and feelings. This edited volume takes studies in prosody on Asian languages as well…

    eBook – 2019-09-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • An Overview of Chinese Translation Studies at the Beginning of the 21st Century: Past, Present, Future book cover

    An Overview of Chinese Translation Studies at the Beginning of the 21st Century

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By Weixiao Wei

    An Overview of Chinese Translation Studies at the Beginning of the 21st Century presents and analyses over 100,000 bibliographic notes contained within a large academic database focusing on translation within China. Exploring Chinese translation studies two decades before and after the year 2000,…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Translation

  • The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Language Teaching book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Language Teaching

    1st Edition

    By Chris Shei, Monica E McLellan Zikpi, Der-Lin Chao

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Language Teaching defines Chinese language teaching in a pedagogical, historical, and contemporary context. Throughout the volume, teaching methods are discussed, including the traditional China-based approach, and Western methods such as communicative teaching and…

    eBook – 2019-07-22
    Routledge

  • Korean Literature Through the Korean Wave book cover

    Korean Literature Through the Korean Wave

    1st Edition

    By Jieun Kiaer, Anna Yates-Lu

    Korean Literature Through the Korean Wave engages with the rising interest in both the Korean Wave and Korean language learning by incorporating Korean Wave cultural content, especially K-dramas, films and songs, to underline and support the teaching of Korean literature.  It combines both…

    eBook – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Translation

  • Korean: A Comprehensive Grammar book cover

    Korean

    A Comprehensive Grammar, 2nd Edition

    By Jaehoon Yeon, Lucien Brown

    Korean: A Comprehensive Grammar is a reference to Korean grammar, and presents a thorough overview of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Korean. The book moves from the alphabet and pronunciation through morphology and word classes to a detailed analysis of sentence…

    eBook – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

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