E-books: Languages of Asia

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Routledge Course in Business Chinese book cover

    The Routledge Course in Business Chinese

    2nd Edition

    By Qinghai Chen, Qiuli Levin, Kening Li, Le Tang

    • Fourth-year language learning or above in preparation for real-life business situations各专业学生汉语四年级(或以上)适用 • Timeless business topics ranging from frequently occurring business activities, economic systems and phenomena, to issues of broad interest使用通用商务题材确保教材长期相对稳定 • Simulated real-world tasks…

    eBook – 2019-04-12
    Routledge

  • My Korean: Step 1: 나의 한국어 “스텝 1” book cover

    My Korean: Step 1

    나의 한국어 “스텝 1”, 1st Edition

    By Byung-jin Lim, Jieun Kim, Ji-Hye Kim

    The My Korean series of textbooks offers a learner-centred, communicative task-based, interactive approach to learning contemporary Korean. My Korean: Step 1 and My Korean: Step 2 are arranged thematically around topics that any novice learner of Korean is likely to encounter in their first year…

    eBook – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • A Thematic Dictionary of Contemporary Chinese book cover

    A Thematic Dictionary of Contemporary Chinese

    1st Edition

    By Liwei Jiao, Yan Yang, Wei Liu

    A Thematic Dictionary of Contemporary Chinese is a unique resource for intermediate to advanced students of Chinese. The dictionary presents 9,000 words organized thematically in 300 different subject areas. These themes cover the vocabulary necessary for daily use and for conducting meaningful…

    eBook – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Intermediate Chinese: A Grammar and Workbook book cover

    Intermediate Chinese

    A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington

    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…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Grammar Workbooks

  • Mastering Advanced Modern Chinese through the Classics: An Advanced Language and Culture Course book cover

    Mastering Advanced Modern Chinese through the Classics

    An Advanced Language and Culture Course, 1st Edition

    By Shu-Ling Wu, Haiwang Yuan

    Mastering Advanced Modern Chinese through the Classics is a textbook to teach those who wish to achieve an advanced or native proficiency and cultural competence in modern Chinese, as well as to experience the beauty of Classical Chinese literature. Collecting representative works containing…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • Modern Mandarin Chinese: The Routledge Course Textbook Level 1 book cover

    Modern Mandarin Chinese

    The Routledge Course Textbook Level 1, 2nd Edition

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

    Modern 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 structures,…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Modern Mandarin Chinese: The Routledge Course Workbook Level 1 book cover

    Modern Mandarin Chinese

    The Routledge Course Workbook Level 1, 2nd Edition

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

    Modern 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 structures,…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

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