E-books: Languages of Asia

  • The Munda Languages book cover

    The Munda Languages

    1st Edition

    By Gregory D.S. Anderson

    The Munda group of languages of the Austroasiatic family are spoken within central and eastern India by almost ten million people. To date, they are the least well-known and least documented languages of the Indian subcontinent. This unprecedented and original work draws together a distinguished…

    eBook – 2015-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • Understanding the Chinese Language: A Comprehensive Linguistic Introduction book cover

    Understanding the Chinese Language

    A Comprehensive Linguistic Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Chris Shei

    Understanding the Chinese Language provides a vibrant and comprehensive introduction to contemporary Chinese linguistics. Combining an accessible style with an in-depth treatment of the topics at hand, it uses clear, full descriptions and vivid, modern examples to systematically take students…

    eBook – 2014-10-03
    Routledge

  • Teaching Chinese Literacy in the Early Years: Psychology, pedagogy and practice book cover

    Teaching Chinese Literacy in the Early Years

    Psychology, pedagogy and practice, 1st Edition

    By Hui Li

    The Chinese language is now used by a quarter of the world’s population and is increasingly popular as a second language. Teaching Chinese Literacy in the Early Years comprehensively investigates the psychology, pedagogy and practice involved in teaching Chinese literacy to young children. This…

    eBook – 2014-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook book cover

    Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook

    2nd Edition

    By Claudia Ross, Jing-Heng Sheng Ma, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen

    Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook is a book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Mandarin Chinese. Divided into two sections, the Workbook initially provides exercises based on essential grammatical structures, and moves on to practice everyday functions such as making…

    eBook – 2014-08-21
    Routledge
    Modern Grammar Workbooks

  • Between Love and Freedom: The Revolutionary in the Hindi Novel book cover

    Between Love and Freedom

    The Revolutionary in the Hindi Novel, 1st Edition

    By Nikhil Govind

    Between Love and Freedom interprets the figure of the revolutionary in the Hindi novel by establishing its lineage in representative Bengali novels, as well as in the contending moralities of Mahatma Gandhi and Bhagat Singh on the idea of violence. It reveals how conventional social realism and…

    eBook – 2014-08-07
    Routledge India

  • Basic Japanese: A Grammar and Workbook book cover

    Basic Japanese

    A Grammar and Workbook, 1st Edition

    By Shoko Hamano, Takae Tsujioka

    Basic Japanese: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume.This book presents 25 individual grammar points, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Japanese. Divided into…

    eBook – 2014-06-11
    Routledge
    Grammar Workbooks

  • 500 Common Chinese Proverbs and Colloquial Expressions: An Annotated Frequency Dictionary book cover

    500 Common Chinese Proverbs and Colloquial Expressions

    An Annotated Frequency Dictionary, 1st Edition

    By Liwei Jiao, Benjamin Stone

    500 Common Chinese Proverbs and Colloquial Expressions is a dictionary of key Chinese proverbs or suyu. Suyu are vivid and colourful expressions widely used in Chinese language. The smooth use of chengyu in Chinese writing and of suyu in spoken Chinese not only makes communication more effective,…

    eBook – 2014-06-11
    Routledge

  • Modern Japanese Grammar Workbook book cover

    Modern Japanese Grammar Workbook

    1st Edition

    By Naomi McGloin, M. Endo Hudson, Fumiko Nazikian, Tomomi Kakegawa

    The Modern Japanese Grammar Workbook is an innovative book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Japanese. The book is divided into two parts: Section A provides exercises based on essential grammatical structures Section B practises everyday functions (e.g. making introductions,…

    eBook – 2014-05-09
    Routledge
    Modern Grammar Workbooks

  • Chinese Discourses on Translation: Positions and Perspectives book cover

    Chinese Discourses on Translation

    Positions and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martha Cheung Pui Yiu

    Discourse on translation, at once a term referring to any text (works of translation included) that expresses the author’s views, ideas and theorizations on translation – on its modes of operation, its dynamics, principles and methods, and/or on the philosophy, epistemology, ontology and…

    eBook – 2014-04-30
    Routledge

  • Thai: An Essential Grammar book cover

    Thai: An Essential Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By David Smyth

    This second edition of Thai: An Essential Grammar provides an up-to-date and concise reference guide to Thai grammar. Using clear, jargon-free explanations, it sets out the complexities of Thai in short, readable sections and presents an accessible description of the language. Focus is kept on…

    eBook – 2014-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Essential Grammars

  • Translating Chinese Culture: The process of Chinese--English translation book cover

    Translating Chinese Culture

    The process of Chinese--English translation, 1st Edition

    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…

    eBook – 2014-04-16
    Routledge

  • A History of the Chinese Language book cover

    A History of the Chinese Language

    1st Edition

    By Hongyuan Dong

    A History of the Chinese Language provides a comprehensive introduction to the historical development of the Chinese language from its proto Sino-Tibetan roots in prehistoric times to Modern Standard Chinese. Taking a highly accessible and balanced approach, it presents a chronological survey of…

    eBook – 2014-04-16
    Routledge

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