Cantonese Products

  • 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
    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
    Routledge Studies in Applied Linguistics

  • The Sinitic Languages

    A Contribution to Sinological Linguistics, 1st Edition

    By Mieczysław Jerzy Künstler

    The Sinitic Languages is the quintessence of Mieczysław Jerzy Künstler’s thirty years of research into the Chinese languages. Originally published in Polish in 2000 as Języki chińskie, this work collected Künstler’s various lectures on the fascinating world of this branch of the Sino-Tibetan…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Collectanea Serica. New Series

  • Intermediate Cantonese

    A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Virginia Yip, Stephen Matthews

    Intermediate Cantonese is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the 25 units combines clear, concise grammar explanations with communicatively oriented exercises to help build confidence and fluency. Features include: Many…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22
    Routledge
    Grammar Workbooks

  • Basic Cantonese

    A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Virginia Yip, Stephen Matthews

    Basic Cantonese introduces the essentials of Cantonese grammar in a straightforward and systematic way. Each of the 28 units deals with a grammatical topic and provides associated exercises, designed to put grammar into a communicative context. Special attention is paid to topics which differ from…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Grammar Workbooks

  • China's Assimilationist Language Policy

    The Impact on Indigenous/Minority Literacy and Social Harmony, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Cantonese: A Comprehensive Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen Matthews, Virginia Yip

    Cantonese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to Cantonese as spoken by native speakers in Hong Kong. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in current Cantonese. This makes it the ideal reference source for all…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

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