Languages of Asia Products

  • Colloquial Tamil

    The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition

    By E. Annamalai, R.E. Asher

    Colloquial Tamil is easy to use and completely up to date. Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study and class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to spoken Tamil. While emphasis is placed on colloquial spoken Tamil, you are given a useful introduction to formal speech…

    Audio CD – 2018-01-01 
    Colloquial Series

  • The Dravidian Languages

    2nd Edition

    By Sanford B. Steever

    The Dravidian language family is the world's fourth largest with over 175 million speakers across South Asia from Pakistan to Nepal, from Bangladesh to Sri Lanka. This authoritative reference source provides a unique description of the languages, covering their historical development, plus their…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • A Guide to Chinese Teaching Materials

    Designing, Selecting, Preparing, and Evaluating

    By Wei Jin

    This is a guidebook for teachers of Chinese on how to design and select materials to teach different student groups. The book aims to address and answer common questions from teaching practitioners, and is based on current thinking in second language education. It contains no theoretical jargon,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge Chinese Language Pedagogy

  • 500 Common Korean Idioms

    By Danielle O Pyun

    500 Common Korean Idioms is a useful learner’s tool which presents the 500 most commonly used Korean idioms in a clear and easy-to-follow manner. Structured with practicality in mind, the dictionary presents: idioms with their literal and natural translations usage notes describing the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22 

  • Action! Japan

    A Field Guide to Using Japanese in the Community

    By Mari Noda, Yui Iimori Ramdeen, Stephen D. Luft, Thomas Mason, Jr.

    Action! Japan is a practical guide for intermediate to advanced students of Japanese wanting to maximize their study abroad experience and enhance their language skills. This handy guide contains over 100 Field Performance tasks which prompt real-life interactions with native speakers. By carrying…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20 

  • Action! China

    A Field Guide to Using Chinese in the Community

    By Donglin Chai, Crista Cornelius, Bing Mu

    Winner of the Chinese Language Teachers Association’s 2014 Cengage Learning Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Chinese Award. Action! China is a practical guide for intermediate to advanced students of Chinese wanting to maximize their study abroad experience and enhance their language skills.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27 

  • The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Translation

    Edited by Chris Shei, Zhao-Ming Gao

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Translation presents expert and new research in analysing and solving translation problems centred on the Chinese language in translation. The Handbook includes both a review of and a distinctive approach to key themes in Chinese translation, such as…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 

  • 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 – 2017-10-12 

  • A Study of Sino-Korean Phonology

    Its Origin, Adaptation and Layers

    By Youyong Qian

    The term Sino-Korean may refer to either the phonological system or vocabulary in Korean that is of Chinese origin. Along with the borrowing of Chinese characters, the Chinese readings of characters must also have been transmitted into Korean. A Study of Sino-Korean Phonology aims to contribute to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • The Routledge Course in Korean Translation

    By Jieun Kiaer

    The Routledge Course in Korean Translation brings together for the first time materials dedicated to the theory and practice of translation to and from Korean. This advanced course in Korean translation discusses cross-linguistic and cross-cultural issues that arise in the course of Korean-English…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21

  • Key Issues in Chinese as a Second Language Research

    Edited by Istvan Kecskes, Chaofen Sun

    Key Issues in Chinese as a Second Language Research presents and discusses research projects that serve as theoretical grounding for improving the teaching and learning of Chinese as a second language (CSL) in order to help researchers and practitioners better understand the acquisition,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22

  • Essential Korean Reader

    By Jaemin Roh

    Essential Korean Reader offers supplementary reading material for students in the early stages of learning Korean. The readings included have been specially written for heritage students in their second and third semesters or non-heritage students in their third and fourth semesters of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21

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