General Language Reference Products

  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Interpreting Studies

    Edited by Franz Pochhacker

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Interpreting Studies is the authoritative reference for anyone with an academic or professional interest in interpreting. Drawing on the expertise of an international team of specialist contributors, this single-volume reference presents the state of the art in…

    Hardback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Chinese: A Comprehensive Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington

    Chinese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to Chinese grammar. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Chinese. The Grammar is an essential reference source for the learner and user of Chinese,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • Colloquial Korean

    The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition

    By Danielle Ooyoung Pyun, Inseok Kim

    Colloquial Korean provides a step-by-step course in Korean as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Korean in a broad range of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-30 
    Routledge
    Colloquial Series

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English

    Edited by Tom Dalzell

    The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English offers the ultimate record of modern American Slang. The 25,000 entries are accompanied by citations that authenticate the words as well as offer lively examples of usage from popular literature, newspapers,…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Colloquial Arabic of the Gulf

    2nd Edition

    By Clive Holes

    This new edition of Colloquial Arabic of the Gulf has been revised and updated to make learning this variety of Arabic easier and more enjoyable than ever before. Specially written by an expert for self-study and classroom use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to spoken Arabic of…

    Paperback – 2015-07-31
    Routledge
    Colloquial Series

  • Colloquial Portuguese Brazil

    2nd Edition

    By Simoes Osborne, Joao Sampaio, Barbara McIntyre

    Colloquial Portuguese of Brazil: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Brazilian Portuguese as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough…

    Paperback – 2015-07-31
    Routledge
    Colloquial Series

  • The Routledge Intermediate Russian Reader

    By Lydia Buravova

    The Routledge Intermediate Russian Reader has been specially designed for intermediate, upper intermediate and advanced learners of Russian and comprises a wide range of graded readings. The materials include authentic extracts from mass media and literature by renowned modern writers such as A.…

    Paperback – 2015-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Modern Language Readers

  • Arabic-English-Arabic Translation

    Issues and Strategies

    By Ronak Husni, Daniel L. Newman

    Arabic-English-ArabicTranslation: Issues and Strategies is an accessible coursebook for students and practitioners of Arabic-English-Arabic translation. Focusing on the key issues and topics affecting the field, it offers informed guidance on the most effective methods to deal with such problems,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge

  • Comic Alphabets

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

  • The World of Words

    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.…

    Hardback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

  • A Dictionary of the Underworld

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

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