Language Learning: Collections

2017 Language Learning Collection

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Languages of Asia - Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese)

  • The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sin-wai Chan

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture offers an in-depth discussion of cultural aspects of China from the ancient period to the pre-modern era, lasting over five thousand years, comprised of 7000 word pieces by over 20 world-leading academics and experts. Addressing areas such…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-22
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  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-22
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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Translation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Shei, Zhao-Ming Gao

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Translation presents expert and new research in analysing and solving translation problems centred on the Chinese language in translation. The Handbook includes both a review of and a distinctive approach to key themes in Chinese translation, such as…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18
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    Routledge Language Handbooks

  • Mandarin Chinese Words and Parts of Speech

    A Corpus-based Study, 1st Edition

    By Chu-Ren Huang, Shu-Kai Hsieh, Keh-Jiann Chen

    This monograph is a translation of two seminal works on corpus-based studies of Mandarin Chinese words and parts of speech. The original books were published as two pioneering technical reports by Chinese Knowledge and Information Processing group (CKIP) at Academia Sinica in 1993 and 1996,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13
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    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02
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    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-04-03
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    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09
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    Routledge Chinese Language Pedagogy

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22
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    Grammar Workbooks

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-02-20
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    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
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    Grammar Workbooks