• The Grammar of Chinese Characters: Productive Knowledge of Formal Patterns in an Orthograhic System book cover

    The Grammar of Chinese Characters

    Productive Knowledge of Formal Patterns in an Orthograhic System, 1st Edition

    By James Myers

    Anybody who reads or writes Chinese characters knows that they obey a grammar of sorts: though numerous, they are built out of a much smaller set of constituents, often interpretable in meaning or pronunciation, that are themselves built out of an even smaller set of strokes. This book goes far…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Linguistics

  • Key Issues in the Teaching of Spanish Pronunciation: From Description to Pedagogy book cover

    Key Issues in the Teaching of Spanish Pronunciation

    From Description to Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rajiv Rao

    Key Issues in the Teaching of Spanish Pronunciation: From Description to Pedagogy is a resource that encourages Spanish teachers and curriculum designers to increase their incorporation of pronunciation into the classroom. Combining theory and practical guidance, it will help language practitioners…

    Paperback – 2019-04-29 
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    Routledge Advances in Spanish Language Teaching

  • Focus Manifestation in Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese: A Comparative Perspective book cover

    Focus Manifestation in Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Peppina Po-lun Lee

    One prominent function of natural language is to convey information. One peculiarity is that it does not do so randomly, but in a structured way, with information structuring formally recognized to be a component of grammar. Among all information structuring notions, focus is one primitive needed…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Cantonese as a Second Language: Issues, Experiences and Suggestions for Teaching and Learning book cover

    Cantonese as a Second Language

    Issues, Experiences and Suggestions for Teaching and Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by John C. Wakefield

    Cantonese is a language from southern China that is spoken by roughly 70 million people worldwide. It is the language of Hong Kong cinema and has traditionally been the most prominent language spoken in Chinatowns around the world. People choose to learn Cantonese for a variety of social and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Applied Linguistics

  • The Arabic Classroom: Context, Text and Learners book cover

    The Arabic Classroom

    Context, Text and Learners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mbaye Lo

    The Arabic Classroom is a multi-contributor work for trainee and in-service teachers of Arabic as a foreign language. Collected here together is recent scholarly work, and also critical writing from Arabic instructors and language experts to examine the status of the Arabic teaching and learning in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge

  • Further Language Learning in Linguistic and Cultural Diverse Contexts: A Mixed Methods Research in a European Border Region book cover

    Further Language Learning in Linguistic and Cultural Diverse Contexts

    A Mixed Methods Research in a European Border Region, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Gross

    Further Language Learning in Linguistic and Cultural Diverse Contexts deals with the interdisciplinary area of multilingual and intercultural education and the increasing interest in sociolinguistic and sociocultural aspects of further language learning. It presents the individual, family,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Prosodic Syntax in Chinese book cover

    Prosodic Syntax in Chinese

    1st Edition

    By Feng Shengli

    In THE TWO VOLUMES of Prosodic Syntax in Chinese, the author develops a new model which proposes that the interaction between syntax and prosody is bi-directional and that prosody can not only constrains syntactic structures, but also activates syntactic operations. All of the facts investigated in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Chinese Linguistics

  • Translanguaging in EFL Contexts: A Call for Change book cover

    Translanguaging in EFL Contexts

    A Call for Change, 1st Edition

    By Michael Rabbidge

    The purpose of this book is to promote the value of translanguaging in EFL teaching contexts. To date, translanguaging has been discussed mostly in regards to US and European contexts. This book will examine the teaching beliefs and practices of teachers within a South Korean elementary school…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Charging Steeds or Maidens Performing Good Deeds: In Search of the Original Qur’an book cover

    Charging Steeds or Maidens Performing Good Deeds

    In Search of the Original Qur’an, 1st Edition

    By Munther Younes

    Charging Steeds or Maidens Performing Good Deeds: In Search of the Original Qur'ān brings an important contribution to understanding the development of the Qur'ānic corpus. Through a selection of meaningful case studies, the author convincingly argues for a different interpretative approach to…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Turkic Oral Epic Poetry (1992): Traditions, Forms, Poetic Structure book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Turkic Oral Epic Poetry (1992)

    Traditions, Forms, Poetic Structure, 1st Edition

    By Karl Reichl

    Originally published in 1992, Turkic Oral Poetry provides an expert introduction to the oral epic traditions of the Turkic peoples of central Asia. The book seeks to remedy the problem of non-specialists’ lack of access to information on the Turkic traditions, and in the process, it provides…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Applied Linguistics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Applied Linguistics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chu-Ren Huang, Zhuo Jing-Schmidt, Barbara Meisterernst

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Applied Linguistics is written for those wanting to acquire comprehensive knowledge of China, the diaspora and the Sino-sphere communities through Chinese language. It examines how Chinese language is used in different contexts, and how the use of Chinese language…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Roman Domestic Medical Practice in Central Italy: From the Middle Republic to the Early Empire book cover

    Roman Domestic Medical Practice in Central Italy

    From the Middle Republic to the Early Empire, 1st Edition

    By Jane Draycott

    Roman Domestic Medical Practice in Central Italy examines the roles that the home, the garden and the members of the household (freeborn, freed and slave) played in the acquisition and maintenance of good physical and mental health and well-being. Focussing on the period from the middle Republic to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

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