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  • Yufa! A Practical Guide to Mandarin Chinese Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By Wen-Hua Teng

    Yufa! A Practical Guide to Mandarin Chinese Grammar takes a unique approach to explaining the major topics of Mandarin Chinese grammar. The book is presented in two sections: the core structures of Chinese grammar, and the practical use of the Chinese language. Key features include: Chinese…

    Paperback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Concise Grammars

  • Routledge Library Editions: Discourse Analysis

    By Various

    Discourse analysis is a wide ranging area of study that examines the features of language beyond the limits of a sentence — including vocal, written and sign language, along with any significant semiotic events. It has been employed from a number of interdisciplinary perspectives in an attempt to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Focus, Coherence and Emphasis

    Edited by Paul Werth

    First published in 1984, this book examines a number of questions on the boundary of competence and performance — whose solutions have implications for linguistic theory in general. In particular, the form of grammatical statements, the relationship between various rules of grammar, the interaction…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Situations and Speech Acts

    Toward a Formal Semantics of Discourse

    Edited by David A. Evans

    First published in 1985, this book aims to develop an approach to speech acts that has the virtue of being straight-forward, explicit, formal and flexible enough to accommodate many of the more general problems of interactive verbal communication. The first chapter introduces situation semantics…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Acquiring Conversational Competence

    By Elinor Ochs, Bambi B. Schieffelin

    First published in 1983, this book represents a substantial body of detailed research on children’s language and communication, and more generally on the nature of interactive spoken discourse. It looks at areas of competence often examined in young children’s speech have that have not been…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Common Discourse Particles in English Conversation

    By Lawrence C. Schourup

    First published in 1985, this book studies several common items in English conversation known variously as ‘discourse particles’, ‘interjections’, ‘discourse markers’, and, more informally, ‘hesitations’ or ‘fillers’. While the analysis primarily focuses on ‘like’, ‘well’ and ‘you know’, the larger…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Routledge Revivals: An Outline of Anglo-Saxon Grammar (1936)

    Published as an Appendix to "An Anglo-Saxon Reader"

    By James W. Bright

    First published in 1936, this book is intended to provide an outline of Anglo-Saxon grammar for beginners, focusing on well-selected, succinctly stated rules rather than giving a detailed survey. It focuses on the West-Saxon dialect as this is best suited to beginners due to its uniformity in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Modern Chinese Grammar

    A Clause-Pivot Theoretical 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 – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

    By Various

    First published between 1985 and 1987, this set of books attempts to tackle some of the complex issues implied by the title Language, Education and Society. For example how is language related to learning? Or to intelligence? Do regional and social accents and dialects matter? What is meant by…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English

    2nd Edition

    By Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

    The Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English is the most up-to-date record of the pronunciation of British and American English. Based on research by a joint UK and US team of linguistics experts, it is a unique survey of how English is really spoken in the 21st century and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge

  • History and Development of the Arabic Language

    By Mohamed El-Sharkawi

    History and Development of the Arabic Language is a general introduction for students to the history of the Arabic language. It is divided into two parts; the pre-Islamic language up to the emergence of the first well-known works of Classical Arabic. Secondly, the transition from the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Linguistica (Routledge Revivals)

    Selected Papers in English, French and German

    By Otto Jespersen

    This volume, first published in 1933, brings together a collection of Otto Jespersen’s papers in English, German, and French, which he himself felt should be presented to an international public. This title gives a picture of Jespersen’s development and endeavours as a linguist, and covers a wide…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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