Textbooks: Language & Literature

  • Chaucer: The Basics book cover

    Chaucer: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Tasioulas

    Chaucer: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the works of Geoffrey Chaucer. It provides a clear critical analysis of the texts, while also providing some necessary background to key medieval ideas and the historical period in which he lived. Jacqueline Tasioulas gives a brief account of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Linguistics and Law book cover

    Linguistics and Law

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey P Kaplan

    Linguistics and Law offers a clear and concise introduction to making sense of the law through linguistics. Drawing on lexical semantics, syntax, and pragmatics to interpret both written and spoken laws, this book: addresses how to interpret legal documents such as contracts, statutes,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • German Reading Skills for Academic Purposes book cover

    German Reading Skills for Academic Purposes

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Burdumy

    German Reading Skills for Academic Purposes allows researchers and learners with no prior understanding of German to gain an understanding of written German at CEFR C2/ACTFL Intermediate-High level that will allow them to read a variety of German texts, including research articles and monographs.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge

  • A Frequency Dictionary of German: Core Vocabulary for Learners book cover

    A Frequency Dictionary of German

    Core Vocabulary for Learners, 2nd Edition

    By Erwin Tschirner, Jupp Möhring

    This completely updated edition of A Frequency Dictionary of German contains the 5,000 most commonly used words of German today, occurring in a 20 million word corpus (compared to a 4.2 million corpus in the first edition). The basis of the frequency list is a significantly extended version of the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

  • ESL (ELL) Literacy Instruction: A Guidebook to Theory and Practice, 4th Edition book cover

    ESL (ELL) Literacy Instruction

    A Guidebook to Theory and Practice, 4th Edition, 4th Edition

    By Lee Gunderson, Reginald Arthur D'Silva, Dennis Murphy Odo

    Now in its 4th edition, ESL (ELL) Literacy Instruction combines a comprehensive scope with practical, research-based tools and applications for reading instruction. Designed for use by pre-service and in-service teachers, this guidebook provides the context and expertise to plan and implement…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Travel Writing book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to Travel Writing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Youngs, Alasdair Pettinger

    Designed to offer a state-of-the-art introduction to established and emerging patterns of research, The Ashgate Research Companion to Travel Writing takes an interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and to travel texts themselves. The volume adopts a thematic approach, with each contributor…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Applied Linguistics book cover

    An Introduction to Applied Linguistics

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Norbert Schmitt, Michael P.H. Rodgers

    An Introduction to Applied Linguistics provides a complete, authoritative and up-to-date overview of the state of the field. Divided into three sections covering: a description of language and language use; essential areas of enquiry; and the four skills and testing, the Third Edition of this…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • How To Read A Diary: Critical Contexts and Interpretive Strategies for 21st Century Readers book cover

    How To Read A Diary

    Critical Contexts and Interpretive Strategies for 21st Century Readers, 1st Edition

    By Desiree Henderson

    How to Read a Diary is an expansive and accessible guidebook that introduces readers to the past, present, and future of diary writing. Grounded in examples from around the globe and from across history, this book explores the provocative questions diaries pose to readers: Are they private? Are…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Translation: An advanced resource book for students book cover

    Translation

    An advanced resource book for students, 2nd Edition

    By Basil A Hatim, Jeremy Munday

    Translation 2nd edition introduces the theory and practice of translation from a variety of linguistic and cultural angles and has been revised and updated to feature: a study of translation through the lens of key topics in linguistics such as semantics, functional linguistics, corpus and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Applied Linguistics

  • Water Histories of South Asia: The Materiality of Liquescence book cover

    Water Histories of South Asia

    The Materiality of Liquescence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sugata Ray, Venugopal Maddipati

    This book surveys the intersections between water systems and the phenomenology of visual cultures in early modern, colonial, and contemporary South Asia. Bringing together contributions by eminent artists, architects, curators, and scholars who explore the connections between the environmental and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Translation in Systems: Descriptive and Systemic Approaches Explained book cover

    Translation in Systems

    Descriptive and Systemic Approaches Explained, 2nd Edition

    By Theo Hermans

    A critically acclaimed foundational text, Translation in Systems offers a comprehensive guide to the descriptive and systemic approaches which have shaped Translation Studies. Theo Hermans considers translation norms, equivalence, polysystems and social systems, covering a wide range of theorists…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Linguistics Classics

  • Arabiyyat al-Naas fii MaSr (Part One): An Introductory Course in Arabic book cover

    Arabiyyat al-Naas fii MaSr (Part One)

    An Introductory Course in Arabic, 1st Edition

    By Munther Younes, Makda Weatherspoon, Elizabeth Huntley, Jonathan Featherstone

    ‘Arabiyyat al-Naas fii MaSr (Part One) offers a ground-breaking introduction to Arabic as it is written and spoken by native speakers. It combines a progressive and rigorous grounding in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), the form employed for reading, writing and formal speaking, with an innovative…

    Paperback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge

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