Languages of Asia Products

  • Manual for Teaching and Learning Chinese as a Foreign Language

    By Bo Hu

    Written in an extended dictionary format, The Manual for Teaching and Learning Chinese as a Foreign Language aims to cover all key terms related to teaching Chinese as a foreign language. Each section contains an introduction with language-specific information, and identifies students and teachers’…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Chinese Language Pedagogy

  • Beyond Native-Speakerism

    Current Explorations and Future Visions

    By Stephanie Ann Houghton, Damian J. Rivers, Kayoko Hashimoto

    This volume problematizes native-speakerism in language learning and teaching, critically engaging with the issue of native-speakerism as a language-based form of prejudice affecting language teachers. Bringing theoretical discussion together with empirical data, Houghton, Rivers and Hashimoto…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Applied Linguistics

    Edited by Huang Chu-Ren, 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…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Colloquial Filipino

    By Cynthia Aban

    Colloquial Filipino provides a step-by-step course in Filipino 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 Filipino in a broad range…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge
    Colloquial Series

  • Modern Mandarin Chinese

    The Routledge Course Textbook Level 1, 2nd Edition

    By Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen, Meng Yeh

    Modern Mandarin Chinese is a two-year undergraduate course for students with no prior background in Chinese study. Designed to build a strong foundation in both the spoken and written language it develops all the basic skills such as pronunciation, character writing, word use and structures, while…

    Paperback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese

    Workbook Level 1, Simplified Characters, 2nd Edition

    By Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-chia Chen, Meng Yeh

    Modern Mandarin Chinese is a two-year undergraduate course for students with no prior background in Chinese study. Each level of the course consists of a textbook and workbook in simplified Chinese. A free companion website provides all the audio for the course with a broad range of interactive…

    Paperback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Second Language Acquisition

    Edited by Chuanren Ke

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Second Language Acquisition is the first reference work of its kind. The Handbook contains twenty contributions from leading experts in the field of Chinese SLA, covering a wide range of topics such as social contexts, linguistic perspectives, skill learning,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26 
    Routledge

  • The Field of Chinese Language Education in the U.S.

    A Retrospective of the 20th Century ??????????????

    Edited by Vivian Ling

    This book will be the first account of the development of Chinese as a foreign language in the United States, as it interacts with the relevant entities in China and beyond. There is virtually no systematic retrospective reflections on the field outside of the greater China region; and yet over the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Buddhist Texts

    An Introductory Reader

    By Graham Lock, Gary S. Linebarger

    The influence of Buddhism on the Chinese language, on Chinese literature and on Chinese culture in general cannot be overstated, and the language of most Chinese Buddhist texts differs considerably from both Classical and Modern Chinese. This reader aims to help students develop familiarity with…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Asian Languages

    Edited by Walter Bisang

    Asia is not only the world’s largest and most populous continent, it is also the home of about 2,300 currently spoken languages which reflect its enormous ethnic and cultural diversity. Its vast population does not only speak widely known languages like Chinese, Hindi, Urdu, Arabic, Russian,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Handbooks

  • The Routledge Course in Business Korean

    By Young-Key Kim-Renaud, Miok Pak

    The Routledge Course in Business Korean is a textbook to teach Korean to mid-intermediate to low-advanced students learning the language used in a business context in every-day life in Korea. The authors’ intuitive approach makes it easy for students to follow the units, while the relevant and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge

  • Prosodic Morphology in Mandarin Chinese

    By Shengli Feng

    It is not entirely clear if modern Chinese is a monosyllabic or disyllabic language. Although a disyllabic prosodic unit of some sort has long been considered by many to be at play in Chinese grammar, the intuition is not always rigidly fleshed out theoretically in the area of Chinese morphology.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

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