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  • Tone Sandhi in Chinese Dialects

    Phonology-Syntax Interface

    By Hongming Zhang

    This book centers on theoretical issues of phonology-syntax interface based on tone sandhi in Chinese dialects. It uses patterns in tone sandhi to study how speech should be divided into domains of various sizes or levels. Tone sandhi refers to tonal changes that occur to a sequence of adjacent…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Speed up your Korean

    Strategies to Avoid Common Errors

    By Lucien Brown, Jaehoon Yeon

    Word order, honorifics, terms of addresses and idiomatic expressions are just some of the areas that cause confusion for students of Korean. Learning how to avoid the common errors that arise repeatedly in these areas is an essential step in successful language learning. Speed Up Your Korean is a…

    Paperback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge
    Speed up your Language Skills

  • Essential Chinese Vocabulary: Rules and Scenarios

    By Wen-Hua Teng

    Essential Chinese Vocabulary: Rules and Scenarios is an indispensable guide for beginner to intermediate students of Chinese who wish to use essential Chinese words and phrases accurately. The book provides the crucial context and explanations of grammar structures and language rules related to…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Panjabi

    A Comprehensive Grammar

    By Mangat Bhardwaj

    Panjabi: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to Panjabi grammar. It presents a fresh, accessible and thorough description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Panjabi. The book moves from the script and sound through morphology and word classes to…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • The Routledge Advanced Language Training Course for K-16 Non-native Chinese Teachers

    By Hong Gang Jin, Lian Xue, Yusheng Yang, Lan Zhao Zhou

    The Routledge Advanced Language Training Course for K-16 Non-native Chinese Teachers is a content-based and thematically organized textbook designed for non-native in- and pre-service K-16 Chinese language teachers. Based on five years of field testing, the book offers an innovative approach to…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Chinese Language Pedagogy

  • The Routledge Course in Chinese Media Literacy

    By Chris Wen-chao Li, Josephine H. Tsao

    The Routledge Course in Chinese Media Literacy is aimed at lower advanced level students of Mandarin who wish to build media literacy in the Chinese language. The book is written by university professors who have hands-on experience as media professionals. It gathers newsworthy authentic materials…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge

  • The Courts of Pre-Colonial South India

    Material Culture and Kingship

    By Jennifer Howes

    This book investigates how the material culture of South Indian courts was perceived by those who lived there in the pre-colonial period. Howes peels away the standard categories used to study Indian palace space, such as public/private and male/female, and replaces them with indigenous…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Chinese Language

    Edited by Chan Sin-Wai

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Chinese Language will truly meet the academic, linguistic and pedagogical needs of those who are interested in the Chinese language in different capacities and for different reasons, such as Sinologists, Chinese linguists, and teachers and learners of Chinese as a…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge

  • Burmese

    A Comprehensive Grammar

    By Mathias Jenny, San San Hnin Tun

    Burmese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Burmese grammar. It presents a fresh and thorough description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Burmese. The volume is organized to promote a thorough understanding of Burmese grammar. It…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • China's Assimilationist Language Policy

    The Impact on Indigenous/Minority Literacy and Social Harmony

    Edited by Gulbahar H. Beckett, Gerard A. Postiglione

    China has huge ethnic minorities – over 40 different groups with a total population of over 100 million.  Over time China’s policies towards minority languages have varied, changing from policies which have accommodated minority languages to policies which have encouraged integration.  At…

    Paperback – 2016-02-06
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Between Love and Freedom

    The Revolutionary in the Hindi Novel

    By Nikhil Govind

    Between Love and Freedom interprets the figure of the revolutionary in the Hindi novel by establishing its lineage in representative Bengali novels, as well as in the contending moralities of Mahatma Gandhi and Bhagat Singh on the idea of violence. It reveals how conventional social realism and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • An Introduction to Korean Linguistics

    By Eunhee Lee, Sean Madigan, Mee-Jeong Park

    An Introduction to Korean Linguistics is a valuable and comprehensive text for those with an interest in Korean linguistics. This book provides an in-depth introduction to the basics of Korean linguistics, and modern linguistic theory, in an accessible style. It features a step-by-step approach…

    Paperback – 2015-11-05
    Routledge

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