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2017 Linguistics, Language & Translation Titles for Review

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  • Practising German Grammar

    4th Edition

    By Martin Durrell, Katrin Kohl, Claudia Kaiser

    This new edition of Practising German Grammar provides you with varied and accessible exercises for developing an in-depth and practical awareness of German as it is spoken and written today.   Whether used independently or as the ideal companion to the new sixth edition of the widely acclaimed…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge
    Practising Grammar Workbooks

  • The Mayan Languages

    Edited by Judith 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 – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • A Complete Guide to the Spanish Subjunctive

    By Hans-Jörg Busch

     A Complete Guide to the Spanish Subjunctive is the most complete reference guide to the use of the subjunctive in Spanish. After an exhaustive review of published literature on the subjunctive, and a thorough discussion of all the uses of the subjunctive, including those that have generated…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06
    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 – 2017-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Anglophone Students Abroad

    Identity, Social Relationships, and Language Learning

    By Rosamond Mitchell, Nicole Tracy-Ventura, Kevin McManus

    Anglophone students abroad: Identity, social relationships and language learning presents the findings of a major study of British students of French and Spanish undertaking residence abroad. The new dataset presented here provides both quantitative and qualitative information on language learning,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Iberian Studies

    Edited by Javier Munoz-Basols, Laura Lonsdale, Manuel Delgado

    The Routledge Companion to Iberian Studies takes an important place in the scholarly landscape by bringing together a compelling collection of essays that reflect the evolving ways in which researchers think and write about the Iberian Peninsula. Features include: A comprehensive approach to…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28
    Routledge

  • Speed Up Your German

    Strategies to Avoid Common Errors

    By Annemarie Künzl-Snodgrass, Silke Mentchen

    Speed Up Your German is a unique and innovative resource that identifies and explains the errors most commonly made by learners of German, enabling students to learn from their mistakes while enhancing their understanding of the German language. Each of the twelve chapters focuses on a grammatical…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge
    Speed up your Language Skills

  • Rooted in Hope: China – Religion – Christianity / In der Hoffnung verwurzelt: China – Religion – Christentum Vol 1

    Festschrift in Honor of / Festschrift für Roman Malek S.V.D. on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday / zu seinem 65. Geburtstag Vol 1

    Edited by Barbara Hoster, Dirk Kuhlmann, Zbigniew Wesolowski

    This Festschrift is dedicated to the former Director and Editor-in-chief of the Monumenta Serica Institute in Sankt Augustin (Germany), Roman Malek, S.V.D. in recognition of his scholarly commitment to China. The two-volume work contains 40 articles by his academic colleagues, companions in faith,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23
    Routledge
    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

  • Rooted in Hope: China – Religion – Christianity / In der Hoffnung verwurzelt: China – Religion – Christentum Vol 2

    Festschrift in Honor of / Festschrift für Roman Malek S.V.D. on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday / zu seinem 65. Geburtstag Vol 2

    Edited by Barbara Hoster, Dirk Kuhlmann, Zbigniew Wesolowski

    This Festschrift is dedicated to the former Director and Editor-in-chief of the Monumenta Serica Institute in Sankt Augustin (Germany), Roman Malek, S.V.D. in recognition of his scholarly commitment to China. The two-volume work contains 40 articles by his academic colleagues, companions in faith,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23
    Routledge
    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

  • Rooted in Hope: China – Religion – Christianity / In der Hoffnung verwurzelt: China – Religion – Christentum

    Festschrift in Honor of / Festschrift für Roman Malek S.V.D. on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday / zu seinem 65. Geburtstag (2-Volume Set)

    Edited by Barbara Hoster, Dirk Kuhlmann, Zbigniew Wesolowski

    This Festschrift is dedicated to the former Director and Editor-in-chief of the Monumenta Serica Institute in Sankt Augustin (Germany), Roman Malek, S.V.D. in recognition of his scholarly commitment to China. The two-volume work contains 40 articles by his academic colleagues, companions in faith,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23
    Routledge
    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

  • 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

    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

  • 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 – 2017-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Chinese Language Pedagogy

  • A Dictionary of Catch Phrases

    2nd Edition

    By Eric Partridge

    A catch phrase is a well-known, frequently-used phrase or saying that has `caught on' or become popular over along period of time. It is often witty or philosophical and this Dictionary gathers together over 7,000 such phrases.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27
    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

  • North Sámi

    An Essential Grammar

    By Lily Kahn, Riitta-Liisa Valijärvi

    North Sámi: An Essential Grammar is the most up-to-date work on North Sámi grammar to be published in English. The book provides: a clear and comprehensive overview of modern Sámi grammar including examples drawn from authentic texts of various genres. a systematic order of topics beginning…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Essential Grammars

  • 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

  • Catalan

    An Essential Grammar

    By Nicolau Dols, Richard Mansell

    Catalan: An Essential Grammar is a concise and convenient guide to the basic grammatical structure of Catalan. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging Grammar uses clear explanations and sets out the complexities of Catalan in short, readable sections clarified…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Essential Grammars

  • A Systemic Functional Grammar of French

    A Simple Introduction

    By David Banks

    A Systemic Functional Grammar of French provides an accessible introduction to systemic functional linguistics through French. This concise introduction to the systemic functional grammar (SFG) framework provides illustrations throughout that highlight how the framework can be used to analyse…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • A Dictionary of Cliches

    By Eric Partridge

    This work is full of things better left unsaid: hackneyed phrases, idioms battered into senselessness, infuriating Gallicisms, once-familiar quotations and tags from the ancient classics. It makes a formidable list, amplified as it is with definitions, sources, and indications of the clichés…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31
    Routledge

  • The Indo-European Languages

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Mate Kapović

    The Indo-European Languages presents a comprehensive survey of the individual languages and language subgroups within this language family. With over four hundred languages and dialects and almost three billion native speakers, the Indo-European language family is the largest of the recognized…

    Hardback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • French Creoles

    A Comprehensive and Comparative Grammar

    By Anand Syea

    French Creoles: A Comprehensive and Comparative Grammar is the first complete reference to present the morphology, grammar and syntax of a representative selection of French Creoles in one volume. The book is organised to promote a thorough understanding of the grammar of French Creoles and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars