Textbooks: Language & Literature

  • Translating as a Purposeful Activity: Functionalist Approaches Explained book cover

    Translating as a Purposeful Activity

    Functionalist Approaches Explained, 2nd Edition

    By Christiane Nord

    This bestselling text is a comprehensive overview of functionalist approaches to translation in English. Christiane Nord, one of the leading figures in translation studies, explains the complexities of theories and terms in simple language with numerous examples. Covering how the theories developed…

    Paperback – 2018-03-06
    Routledge
    Translation Theories Explored

  • Intermediate Welsh: A Grammar and Workbook book cover

    Intermediate Welsh

    A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Gareth King

    Intermediate Welsh: A Grammar and Workbook is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to proceed to more complex language. It presents a broad range of grammatical topics, illustrated by examples, which serve as models for the varied exercises that follow. The…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01
    Routledge
    Grammar Workbooks

  • Chinese Buddhist Texts: An Introductory Reader book cover

    Chinese Buddhist Texts

    An Introductory Reader, 1st Edition

    By Graham Lock, Gary S. Linebarger

    The influence of Buddhism on the Chinese language, on Chinese literature and on Chinese culture in general cannot be overstated, and the language of most Chinese Buddhist texts differs considerably from both Classical and Modern Chinese. This reader aims to help students develop familiarity with…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge

  • Teaching English to Second Language Learners in Academic Contexts: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking book cover

    Teaching English to Second Language Learners in Academic Contexts

    Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan M. Newton, Dana R. Ferris, Christine C.M. Goh, William Grabe, Fredricka L. Stoller, Larry Vandergrift

    Teaching English to Second Language Learners in Academic Contexts: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking provides the fundamental knowledge that ESL and EFL teachers need to teach the four language skills. This foundational text, written by internationally renowned experts in the field,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Teaching Readers of English: Students, Texts, and Contexts book cover

    Teaching Readers of English

    Students, Texts, and Contexts, 2nd Edition

    By John S. Hedgcock, Dana R. Ferris

    A comprehensive manual for pre- and in-service ESL, EFL, and EIL educators who work with multilingual students at the secondary and postsecondary levels, this text balances insights from reading theory and research with highly practical, field-tested strategies for teaching and assessing…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge

  • Is English Changing? book cover

    Is English Changing?

    1st Edition

    By Steve Kleinedler

    Is English changing? To what degree is it changing? Is this change good or bad? In answering these questions, Is English Changing? provides a lively and concise introduction to language change, refuting commonly held misconceptions about language evolution as we understand it. Showing that English,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • Arabic: An Essential Grammar book cover

    Arabic

    An Essential Grammar, 2nd Edition

    By Faruk Abu-Chacra

    This new edition of Arabic: An Essential Grammar is an up-to-date and practical reference guide to the most important aspects of the language. Suitable for beginners, as well as intermediate students, the book offers a strong foundation for learning the fundamental grammar and structure of Arabic.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Essential Grammars

  • Classical Storytelling and Contemporary Screenwriting: Aristotle and the Modern Scriptwriter book cover

    Classical Storytelling and Contemporary Screenwriting

    Aristotle and the Modern Scriptwriter, 1st Edition

    By Brian Price

    Since we first arrived on the planet, we’ve been telling each other stories, whether of that morning’s great saber-tooth tiger hunt or the latest installment of the Star Wars saga. And throughout our history, despite differences of geography or culture, we’ve been telling those stories in…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge

  • Mundos en palabras: Learning Advanced Spanish through Translation book cover

    Mundos en palabras

    Learning Advanced Spanish through Translation, 1st Edition

    By Ángeles Carreres, María Noriega-Sánchez, Carme Calduch

    Mundos en palabras offers advanced students of Spanish a challenging yet practical course in translation from English into Spanish. The course provides students with a well-structured, step-by-step guide to Spanish translation which will enhance and refine their language skills while introducing…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • What is this thing called Philosophy of Language? book cover

    What is this thing called Philosophy of Language?

    2nd Edition

    By Gary Kemp

    Philosophy of language explores some of the most abstract yet most fundamental questions in philosophy. The ideas of some of the subject's great founding figures, such as Gottlob Frege, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell, as well as of more recent figures such as Saul Kripke and Hilary Putnam…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge
    What is this thing called?

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

    A Frequency Dictionary of Spanish

    Core Vocabulary for Learners, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Davies, Kathy Hayward Davies

    A Frequency Dictionary of Spanish has been fully revised and updated, including over 500 new entries, making it an invaluable resource for students of Spanish. Based on a new web-based corpus containing more than 2 billion words collected from 21 Spanish-speaking countries, the second edition…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

  • 500 Common Korean Idioms book cover

    500 Common Korean Idioms

    1st Edition

    By Danielle O. Pyun

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

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

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