Textbooks: Language & Literature

  • An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching book cover

    An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching

    3rd Edition

    By Keith Johnson

    An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching provides an engaging, student-friendly guide to the field of foreign language learning and teaching. Aimed at students with no background in the area and taking a task-based approach, this book: introduces the theoretical and practical…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Learning about Language

  • Teaching Children's Literature: It's Critical! book cover

    Teaching Children's Literature

    It's Critical!

    By Christine H. Leland, Mitzi Lewison, Jerome C. Harste

    Inviting multiple ways of critically engaging with literature, this text offers a fresh perspective on how to integrate children’s literature into and across the curriculum in effective, purposeful ways. Structured around three "mantras" that build on each other—Enjoy; Dig deeper; Take action—the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Satire book cover

    Satire

    By John T. Gilmore

    What is satire? How can we define it? Is it a weapon for radical change or fundamentally conservative? Is satire funny or cruel? Does it always need a target or victim? Combining thematic, theoretical and historical approaches, John T. Gilmore introduces and investigates the tradition of satire…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Language and Meaning book cover

    Language and Meaning

    By Betty Birner

    Language and Meaning provides a clear, accessible and unique perspective on the philosophical and linguistic question of what it means to mean. Looking at relationships such as those between literal and non-literal meanings, linguistic form and meaning, and language and thought, this volume tackles…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • Action! Japan: A Field Guide to Using Japanese in the Community book cover

    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 
    Routledge

  • Introducing English Syntax: A Basic Guide for Students of English book cover

    Introducing English Syntax

    A Basic Guide for Students of English

    By Peter Fenn, Gotz Schwab

    Introducing English Syntax provides a basic introduction to Syntax for students studying English as a foreign language at university. Examining English phrase and sentence structure from a descriptive point of view, this book develops the reader’s understanding of the characteristic features…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Early Word Learning book cover

    Early Word Learning

    Edited by Gert Westermann, Nivedita Mani

    Early Word Learning explores the processes leading to a young child learning words and their meanings. Word learning is here understood as the outcome of overlapping and interacting processes, starting with an infant’s learning of native speech sounds to segmenting proto-words from fluent speech,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10 
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

  • Introducing Course Design in English for Specific Purposes book cover

    Introducing Course Design in English for Specific Purposes

    By Lindy Woodrow

    Introducing Course Design in English for Specific Purposes is an accessible and practical introduction to the theory and practice of developing ESP courses across a range of disciplines. The book covers the development of courses from needs analysis to assessment and evaluation, and also comes with…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to English for Specific Purposes

  • The Routledge Introductory Course in Moroccan Arabic book cover

    The Routledge Introductory Course in Moroccan Arabic

    By Jan Hoogland

    The Routledge Introductory Course in Moroccan Arabic is ideal for both class-based and independent learners. No prior knowledge of Arabic is required as the course guides you step-by-step through the essentials of the language. Transliteration is used throughout to provide learners with an…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge

  • Modern Mandarin Chinese: The Routledge Course Textbook Level 1 book cover

    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 – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Mandarin Chinese: The Routledge Course Workbook Level 1 book cover

    Mandarin Chinese

    The Routledge Course Workbook 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. 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 – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The Complete Poems of Shakespeare book cover

    The Complete Poems of Shakespeare

    Edited by Cathy Shrank, Raphael Lyne

    Although best known for his plays, William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) was also a poet who achieved extraordinary depth and variety in only a few key works. This edition of his poetry provides detailed notes, commentary and appendices resulting in an academically thorough and equally accessible…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Longman Annotated English Poets

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