Language Learning: General Language Reference

  • Arabic: An Essential Grammar book cover

    Arabic: An Essential Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By Faruk Abu-Chacra

    This new edition of Arabic: An Essential Grammar is an up-to-date and practical reference guide to the most important aspects of the language. Suitable for beginners, as well as intermediate students, the book offers a strong foundation for learning the fundamental grammar and structure of Arabic.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Essential Grammars

  • Language Isolates

    Edited by Lyle Campbell

    Language Isolates is the first volume to explore this fascinating group of languages that comprise a third of the world’s languages. Individual chapters written by experts in the field examine the major language isolates by geographic regions with up-to-date descriptions of many previously…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English book cover

    The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Tom Dalzell

    The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang offers the ultimate record of modern, post WW2 American Slang. The 25,000 entries are accompanied by citations that authenticate the words as well as offer examples of usage from popular literature, newspapers, magazines, movies, television shows,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge

  • The Mayan Languages book cover

    The Mayan Languages

    Edited by Judith L. Aissen, Nora C. England, Roberto Zavala Maldonado

    The Mayan Languages presents a comprehensive survey of the language family associated with the Classic Mayan civilization (AD 200–900), a family whose individual languages are still spoken today by at least six million indigenous Maya in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras. This unique…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar: A Practical Guide book cover

    Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By John Whitlam

    Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar: A Practical Guide is an innovative reference guide to Brazilian Portuguese, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as agreement, nouns,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Modern Grammars

  • Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar Workbook book cover

    Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar Workbook

    2nd Edition

    By John Whitlam

    The second edition of Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar Workbook is an innovative book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Brazilian Portuguese. The book is divided into two sections: • Part A provides exercises based on essential grammatical structures • Part B practises…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Modern Grammar Workbooks

  • Dutch: A Comprehensive Grammar book cover

    Dutch: A Comprehensive Grammar

    3rd Edition

    By Bruce Donaldson

    Dutch: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference to modern Dutch grammar. The volume is organized to promote a thorough understanding, and offers a stimulating analysis of the complexities of the language, while providing clear explanations. Throughout, the emphasis is on Dutch as used by…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning book cover

    Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning is an authoritative reference dealing with all aspects of this increasingly important field of study. Offering a comprehensive range of articles on contemporary language teaching and its history, it has been produced specifically for…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • Comic Alphabets (Routledge Revivals): Their Origin, Development, Nature book cover

    Comic Alphabets (Routledge Revivals)

    Their Origin, Development, Nature

    By Eric Partridge

    First published in 1961, this book explores the form of the comic alphabet. Whether through poems, prose or phonetics, the alphabet has become a way in which mankind has taken pleasure in playing with words and phrases. Indeed, approaches can vary significantly from the almost moronically humorous…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

  • The World of Words (Routledge Revivals): An Introduction to Language in General and to English and American in Particular book cover

    The World of Words (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introduction to Language in General and to English and American in Particular

    By Eric Partridge

    First published in 1939, this book provides a brief but comprehensive view of language in general, and of English and American language in particular. It is suitable for beginners and those who wish to learn about the basics of linguistics.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

  • A Dictionary of the Underworld (Routledge Revivals): British and American book cover

    A Dictionary of the Underworld (Routledge Revivals)

    British and American

    By Eric Partridge

    First published in 1949 (this edition in 1968), this book is a dictionary of the past, exploring the language of the criminal and near-criminal worlds. It includes entries from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa, as well as from Britain and America and offers a fascinating and unique…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

  • Slang: To-Day and Yesterday book cover

    Slang

    To-Day and Yesterday

    By Eric Partridge

    First published in 1933, this book explores both contemporary and historical slang, focusing on the characteristics and quirks of the English and American languages. As well as looking at commonly used slang, there are sections that give the reader insight into more unusual areas such as Cockney…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

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