E-books: Languages of Asia

  • Researching Chinese Language Education: Functional Linguistic Perspectives book cover

    Researching Chinese Language Education

    Functional Linguistic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Shiu-kee Shum, Peter Mickan

    The culmination of more than a decade of research, this compelling volume offers a fresh approach for applying functional linguistics to assess student performance, to inform the teaching and learning of Chinese and to design curriculum and teaching materials. Documenting authentic systemic…

    eBook – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Reading to Write: A Textbook of Advanced Chinese book cover

    Reading to Write: A Textbook of Advanced Chinese

    1st Edition

    By Zu-yan Chen

    Traditionally, reading and writing are believed to be separate but related language processes and teachers follow the conventional wisdom of teaching in-depth reading, with writing as a tag-on issue. Therefore, there exists an increasingly urgent call for a well-rounded reading-writing curriculum…

    eBook – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Partition and Quantity: Numeral Classifiers, Measurement, and Partitive Constructions in Mandarin Chinese book cover

    Partition and Quantity

    Numeral Classifiers, Measurement, and Partitive Constructions in Mandarin Chinese, 1st Edition

    By Jing Jin

    Partition and Quantity: Numeral Classifiers, Measurement, and Partitive Constructions in Mandarin Chinese presents an in-depth investigation into the semantic and syntactic properties of Chinese classifiers and conducts a comprehensive examination on the use of different quantity constructions in…

    eBook – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Beyond Native-Speakerism: Current Explorations and Future Visions book cover

    Beyond Native-Speakerism

    Current Explorations and Future Visions, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Ann Houghton, Damian J. Rivers, Kayoko Hashimoto

    Despite unsubstantiated claims of best practice, the division of language-teaching professionals on the basis of their categorization as ‘native-speakers’ or ‘non-native speakers’ continues to cascade throughout the academic literature. It has become normative, under the rhetorical guise of acting…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Perform Suzhou: A Course in Intermediate to Advanced Spoken Mandarin book cover

    Perform Suzhou

    A Course in Intermediate to Advanced Spoken Mandarin, 1st Edition

    By Xiaobin Jian, Jianfen Wang, Junqing Jia, Chenghua Feng

    Perform Suzhou is a task- and performance-oriented textbook course for Chinese study abroad programs serving intermediate- to advanced-level learners. Performance is the key concept; developing communication skills through role playing. Field performance tasks enable students learning Chinese to…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

  • Manual for Teaching and Learning Chinese as a Foreign Language book cover

    Manual for Teaching and Learning Chinese as a Foreign Language

    1st Edition

    By Bo Hu

    Written in an extended dictionary format, the Manual for Teaching and Learning Chinese as a Foreign Language aims to cover all key terms related to teaching Chinese as a foreign language. Each section contains an introduction with language-specific information, and identifies students and…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Chinese Language Pedagogy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Second Language Acquisition book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Second Language Acquisition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chuanren Ke

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Second Language Acquisition is the first reference work of its kind. The handbook contains twenty contributions from leading experts in the field of Chinese SLA, covering a wide range of topics such as social contexts, linguistic perspectives, skill learning,…

    eBook – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Handbooks

  • Chinese Buddhist Texts: An Introductory Reader book cover

    Chinese Buddhist Texts

    An Introductory Reader, 1st Edition

    By Graham Lock, Gary S. Linebarger

    The influence of Buddhism on the Chinese language, on Chinese literature and on Chinese culture in general cannot be overstated, and the language of most Chinese Buddhist texts differs considerably from both Classical and Modern Chinese. This reader aims to help students develop familiarity with…

    eBook – 2018-02-19
    Routledge

  • The Field of Chinese Language Education in the U.S.: A Retrospective of the 20th Century book cover

    The Field of Chinese Language Education in the U.S.

    A Retrospective of the 20th Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivian Ling

    This book will be the first account of the development of Chinese as a foreign language in the U.S., as it interacts with the relevant entities in China and beyond. There are virtually no systematic retrospective reflections on the field outside of the greater China region; and yet over the…

    eBook – 2018-02-13
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Other Languages of England (1985): Linguistic Minorities Project book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Other Languages of England (1985)

    Linguistic Minorities Project, 1st Edition

    By Xavier Couillaud, Marilyn Martin-Jones, Anna Morawska, Euan Reid, Verity Saifullah Khan, Greg Smith

    The ‘other’ languages of England — those which originate in South and East Asia, and Southern and Eastern Europe — are now important parts of everyday life in urban England. First published in 1985, this book gives detailed information about which languages are in widespread use among children and…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

  • Speed Up Your Chinese: Strategies to Avoid Common Errors book cover

    Speed Up Your Chinese

    Strategies to Avoid Common Errors, 1st Edition

    By Shin Yong Robson

    Speed up your Chinese is a unique and innovative resource that identifies and explains the common errors that English-speaking learners of Chinese repeatedly make. The book brings together these common errors to offer a valuable insight into the differences between English and Chinese and to…

    eBook – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Speed up your Language Skills

  • 500 Common Korean Idioms book cover

    500 Common Korean Idioms

    1st Edition

    By Danielle O. Pyun

    500 Common Korean Idioms is a useful learner’s tool that presents the 500 most commonly used Korean idioms in a clear and easy-to-follow manner. Structured with practicality in mind, the book presents: idioms with their literal and natural translations; usage notes describing the…

    eBook – 2018-01-02
    Routledge

1Series in Languages of Asia

Product Search