E-books: Chinese

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Prominence and Locality in Grammar: The Syntax and Semantics of Wh-Questions and Reflexives book cover

    Prominence and Locality in Grammar

    The Syntax and Semantics of Wh-Questions and Reflexives, 1st Edition

    By Jianhua Hu

    This book challenges the current consensus on the analysis of wh-questions and reflexives from the perspective of the syntax-semantics interface. An integrated approach incorporating analyses of the interaction between different levels of linguistic knowledge is proposed. It argues that the…

    eBook – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Focus Manifestation in Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese: A Comparative Perspective book cover

    Focus Manifestation in Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Peppina Po-lun Lee

    One prominent function of natural language is to convey information. One peculiarity is that it does not do so randomly, but in a structured way, with information structuring formally recognized to be a component of grammar. Among all information structuring notions, focus is one primitive needed…

    eBook – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Interaction in Mandarin Chinese and English as a Multilingua Franca: Context, Practice, and Perception book cover

    Interaction in Mandarin Chinese and English as a Multilingua Franca

    Context, Practice, and Perception, 1st Edition

    By Weihua Zhu

    Interaction in Mandarin Chinese and English as a Multilingua Franca: Context, Practice, and Perception proposes a model of context, practice, and perception and raises awareness of the importance of understanding language use and perception in context in order to avoid intercultural communication…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • Translation and Literature in East Asia: Between Visibility and Invisibility book cover

    Translation and Literature in East Asia

    Between Visibility and Invisibility, 1st Edition

    By Jieun Kiaer, Jennifer Guest, Xiaofan Amy Li

    Translation and Literature in East Asia: Between Visibility and Invisibility explores the issues involved in translation between Chinese, Japanese and Korean, as well as from these languages into European languages, with an eye to comparing the cultures of translation within East Asia and tracking…

    eBook – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Translation

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