E-books: Languages of Asia

  • Print and Publishing in Colonial Bengal: The Journey of Bidyasundar book cover

    Print and Publishing in Colonial Bengal

    The Journey of Bidyasundar, 1st Edition

    By Tapti Roy

    This book reconstructs the history of print and publishing in colonial Bengal by tracing the unexpected journey of Bharat Chandra’s Bidyasundar, the first book published by a Bengali entrepreneur. The introduction of printing technology by the British in Bengal expanded the scope of publication…

    eBook – 2018-11-13
    Routledge India

  • Chinese Translation Studies in the 21st Century: Current Trends and Emerging Perspectives book cover

    Chinese Translation Studies in the 21st Century

    Current Trends and Emerging Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto A. Valdeon

    Chinese Translation Studies in the 21st Century, which presents a selection of some of the best articles published in the journal Perspectives in a five-year period (2012-2017), highlights the vitality of Translation Studies as a profession and as a field of enquiry in China. As the country has…

    eBook – 2018-11-09
    Routledge

  • Studies on Learning and Teaching Chinese as a Second Language book cover

    Studies on Learning and Teaching Chinese as a Second Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Xiaohong Wen, Xin Jiang

    Studies on Learning and Teaching Chinese as a Second Language represents the current advances in the field. It showcases theoretically motivated empirical studies and diverse methods used for a better understanding of how Chinese language is acquired as a second or foreign language. This…

    eBook – 2018-11-06
    Routledge

  • Mandarin Loanwords book cover

    Mandarin Loanwords

    1st Edition

    By Tae Eun Kim

    English-based Mandarin loanwords are commonly used in Chinese people’s daily lives. Mandarin Loanwords demonstrates how English phonemes map into Mandarin phonemes through Mandarin loanwords adaptation. The consonantal adaptations are the most important in the analyses, and vowel adaptation and…

    eBook – 2018-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Learners in Transition: Chinese Students’ Journeys from EFL to ESL and EIL book cover

    Learners in Transition

    Chinese Students’ Journeys from EFL to ESL and EIL, 1st Edition

    By Yoke Sim Fong

    As the number of Chinese students learning English increases worldwide, the need for teachers to understand the characteristics and challenges facing this group of learners grows. This is particularly true for those students moving from an English as a Foreign Language context to an English as a…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Learn to Use Chinese Aspect Particles book cover

    Learn to Use Chinese Aspect Particles

    1st Edition

    By Jian Kang Loar

    Aspect in Mandarin Chinese plays an important role in interpreting the temporal information of a sentence. It is an important verbal category, which is concerned with the speaker’s viewpoint or perspective on a situation: whether the situation is presented as complete (perfective aspect) or as…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning of Chinese as a Foreign Language book cover

    Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning of Chinese as a Foreign Language

    1st Edition

    By Amber Navarre

    Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning of Chinese as a Foreign Language provides new and experienced teachers of Chinese with a timely review and evaluation of the use of technology in the language classroom. The book draws from Second Language Acquisition theories and empirical studies to…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Courses in Chinese Language Pedagogy

  • 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

  • The Routledge Course in Business Korean book cover

    The Routledge Course in Business Korean

    1st Edition

    By Young-Key Kim-Renaud, Miok Pak

    The Routledge Course in Business Korean is a textbook for teaching Korean to mid-intermediate to low-advanced students to learn the language used in a business context in every-day life in Korea. The authors’ intuitive approach makes it easy for students to follow the units, while the relevant and…

    eBook – 2018-09-14
    Routledge

  • Language in Indenture: A Sociolinguistic History of Bhojpuri-Hindi in South Africa book cover

    Language in Indenture

    A Sociolinguistic History of Bhojpuri-Hindi in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Rajend Mesthrie

    Originally published in 1991. The transplantation of thousands of Indian workers to South Africa under indenture between 1860 and 1911 was a political act with far-reaching consequences for their linguistic traditions. In this book, the history of one of these Indic languages, Bhojpuri, and its…

    eBook – 2018-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

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