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  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Language Teaching

    1st Edition

    By Chris Shei, Monica E McLellan Zikpi, Der-Lin Chao

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Language Teaching defines Chinese language teaching in a pedagogical, historical, and contemporary context. Throughout the volume, teaching methods are discussed, including the traditional China-based approach, and Western methods such as communicative teaching and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26 

  • Korean Literature Through the Korean Wave

    1st Edition

    By Jieun Kiaer, Anna Yates-Lu

    Korean Literature through the Korean Wave engages with the rising interest in both the Korean Wave and Korean language learning by incorporating Korean Wave cultural contents, especially K-dramas, films and songs, to underline and support the teaching of Korean literature.  It combines both…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Translation

  • Prominence and Locality in Grammar

    The Syntax and Semantics of Wh-Questions and Reflexives, 1st Edition

    By Jianhua Hu

    This book challenges the current consensus on the analysis of wh-questions and reflexives from the perspective of the syntax-semantics interface. An integrated approach incorporating analyses of the interaction between different levels of linguistic knowledge is proposed. It argues that the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Social Changes and 'Yuwen' Education in Post-Mao China

    Control, Conformity and Contradiction, 1st Edition

    By Min Tao

    Inspired by the author’s observations of the language curriculum as a practicing teacher for the past 20 years, this book addresses how the high school Chinese language and literacy (Yuwen) curriculum in China was controlled and directed in the post-Mao era. Examining the social and political…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Education and Society in China

  • Korean

    A Comprehensive Grammar, 2nd Edition

    By Jaehoon Yeon, Lucien Brown

    Korean: A Comprehensive Grammar is a reference to Korean grammar, and presents a thorough overview of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Korean. The book moves from the alphabet and pronunciation through morphology and word classes to a detailed analysis of sentence…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • Classroom Research on Chinese as a Second Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fangyuan Yuan, Shuai Li

    This collection brings together a series of empirical studies on topics surrounding classrooms of Chinese as a second language (L2) by drawing on a range of theoretical frameworks, methodological strategies, and pedagogical perspectives. Over the past two decades, research on classroom-based second…

    Hardback – 2019-05-10 
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Translation and Literature in East Asia

    Between Visibility and Invisibility, 1st Edition

    By Jieun Kiaer, Jennifer Guest, Xiaofan Amy Li

    Translation and Literature in East Asia: Between Visibility and Invisibility explores the issues involved in translation between Chinese, Japanese and Korean, as well as from these languages into European languages, with an eye to comparing the cultures of translation within East Asia and tracking…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Translation

  • Interaction in Mandarin Chinese and English as a Multilingua Franca

    Context, Practice, and Perception, 1st Edition

    By Weihua Zhu

    Interaction in Mandarin Chinese and English as a Multilingua Franca: Context, Practice, and Perception proposes a model of context, practice, and perception and raises awareness of the importance of understanding language use and perception in context in order to avoid intercultural communication…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03 

  • 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 Studies in East Asian Linguistics

  • 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 Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • 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 Studies in Applied Linguistics

  • 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 
    Chinese Linguistics

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