E-books: Languages of Asia

  • The Semantics of Chinese Classifiers and Linguistic Relativity book cover

    The Semantics of Chinese Classifiers and Linguistic Relativity

    1st Edition

    By Song Jiang

    The Semantics of Chinese Classifiers and Linguistic Relativity focuses on the semantic structure of Chinese classifiers under the cognitive linguistics framework, and the implications thereof on linguistic relativity and language acquisition. It examines the semantic correlation between a given…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Modern Korean Grammar: A Practical Guide book cover

    Modern Korean Grammar

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Sangpil Byon

    Routledge’s Modern Grammar series is an innovative reference guide combining traditional and function-focused grammar in a single volume, with an accompanying workbook. The aim of the Modern Korean Grammar is to provide an overview of the structures and functions of the Korean language. Designed…

    eBook – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Modern Grammars

  • Dimensions of Variation in Written Chinese book cover

    Dimensions of Variation in Written Chinese

    1st Edition

    By Zheng-Sheng Zhang

    Dimensions of Variation in Written Chinese uses a corpus-based, multi-dimensional model to account for variation in written Chinese. Using statistical method and two-dimensional visual representation, it provides a concrete and objective view of the internal variation in written Chinese. This book…

    eBook – 2017-04-21
    Routledge

  • Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education: Theoretical and Practical Issues book cover

    Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education

    Theoretical and Practical Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yang Lu

    Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education deals with the current issues and challenges faced by teachers and learners of Chinese. Written by leading professionals and academics, the book is the first collection of research articles based on data collected in higher education institutions…

    eBook – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Chinese Language Pedagogy

  • Burmese: A Comprehensive Grammar book cover

    Burmese

    A Comprehensive Grammar, 1st Edition

    By Mathias Jenny, San San Hnin Tun

    Burmese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Burmese grammar. It presents a fresh and thorough description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Burmese. The volume is organized to promote a thorough understanding of Burmese grammar. It…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • The Interfaces of Chinese Syntax with Semantics and Pragmatics book cover

    The Interfaces of Chinese Syntax with Semantics and Pragmatics

    1st Edition

    By Yicheng Wu

    The Interfaces of Chinese Syntax with Semantics and Pragmatics provides an in-depth exploration of a variety of interface phenomena in Chinese, a non-inflectional language, where to a large extent word order constrains its interpretation and defines its grammatical functions. Under the Dynamic…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Intermediate Cantonese: A Grammar and Workbook book cover

    Intermediate Cantonese

    A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Virginia Yip, Stephen Matthews

    Intermediate Cantonese is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the 25 units combines clear, concise grammar explanations with communicatively oriented exercises to help build confidence and fluency. Features include: Many…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    Routledge
    Grammar Workbooks

  • Basic Cantonese: A Grammar and Workbook book cover

    Basic Cantonese

    A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Virginia Yip, Stephen Matthews

    Basic Cantonese introduces the essentials of Cantonese grammar in a straightforward and systematic way. Each of the 28 units deals with a grammatical topic and provides associated exercises, designed to put grammar into a communicative context. Special attention is paid to topics which differ from…

    eBook – 2017-02-10
    Routledge
    Grammar Workbooks

  • Cognition-Based Studies on Chinese Grammar book cover

    Cognition-Based Studies on Chinese Grammar

    1st Edition

    By Yulin Yuan

    Introducing the English translations of 8 selected research articles originally written in Chinese by Professor Yuan Yulin, Cognition-based Studies on Chinese Grammar is an essential reading for researchers in Chinese syntax. Yuan Yulin is one of the very first Chinese scholars who introduced…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Syntax-Phonology Interface: Argumentation from Tone Sandhi in Chinese Dialects book cover

    Syntax-Phonology Interface

    Argumentation from Tone Sandhi in Chinese Dialects, 1st Edition

    By Hongming Zhang

    This book centers on theoretical issues of phonology-syntax interface based on tone sandhi in Chinese dialects. It uses patterns in tone sandhi to study how speech should be divided into domains of various sizes or levels. Tone sandhi refers to tonal changes that occur to a sequence of adjacent…

    eBook – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Modern Chinese Grammar - a Clause-Pivot Approach book cover

    Modern Chinese Grammar - a Clause-Pivot Approach

    1st Edition

    By Fuyi Xing

    Modern Chinese Grammar provides a comprehensive coverage of Chinese grammar through the clause-pivot theory and the double triangle approach, first proposed by Fuyi Xing in 1996. Translated into English for the first time, the book is widely regarded by linguists as a seminal text, and…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Yufa! A Practical Guide to Mandarin Chinese Grammar book cover

    Yufa! A Practical Guide to Mandarin Chinese Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By Wen-Hua Teng

    Yufa! A Practical Guide to Mandarin Chinese Grammar takes a unique approach to explaining the major topics of Mandarin Chinese grammar. The book is presented in two sections: the core structures of Chinese grammar, and the practical use of the Chinese language. Key features include: Chinese…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Concise Grammars

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