Language Learning: Languages of Asia

  • Mandarin Chinese Words and Parts of Speech

    A Corpus-based Study

    By Huang Chu-Ren, 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 – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • The Semantics of Chinese Classifiers and Linguistic Relativity

    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 – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Chinese Translation Studies in the 21st Century

    Current trends and emerging perspectives

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Dimensions of Variation in Written Chinese

    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 – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education

    Theoretical and Practical Issues

    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 – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Chinese Language Pedagogy

  • The Routledge Course in Korean Translation

    By Jieun Kiaer

    The Routledge Course in Korean Translation brings together for the first time material on the theory and practice of translation to and from Korean. Designed to raise awareness of the many considerations that must be taken into account when translating a text, the coursebook will foster a better…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    Grammar Workbooks

  • The Interfaces of Chinese Syntax with Semantics and Pragmatics

    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    Grammar Workbooks

  • Cognition-Based Studies on Chinese Grammar

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    China Perspectives
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Syntax-Phonology Interface

    Argumentation from Tone Sandhi in Chinese Dialects

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Modern Chinese Grammar - a Clause-Pivot Approach

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

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