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  1. New Edition - Thai: An Essential Grammar

    This second edition of Thai: An Essential Grammar provides an up-to-date and concise reference guide to Thai grammar. Using clear, jargon-free explanations, it sets out the complexities of Thai in short, readable sections and presents an accessible description of the language. Focus is kept on the real patterns of use today and grammar forms are demonstrated through a wide range of relevant examples. No prior knowledge is assumed on the part of the reader. Read More.

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  2. New Edition - Basic Welsh: A Grammar and Workbook

    Basic Welsh: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible grammar handbook and related exercises in a single volume.The book presents forty grammar units, covering the core materials which beginning students would expect to encounter in the course of learning Welsh. User-friendly grammar points are followed by multiple examples and exercises which allow students to reinforce and consolidate their learning. Read More.

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  3. New for April - A History of the Chinese Language

    'This is an important and valuable book for anyone interested in the Chinese language and its history. It offers a gripping account of what the language was like thousand years ago and how it reached its present state. The author's clear and reader-friendly style makes it a pleasure to read.' - Boping Yuan, University of Cambridge, UK

    A History of the Chinese Language provides a comprehensive introduction to the historical development of the Chinese language from its proto Sino-Tibetan roots in prehistoric times to Modern Standard Chinese. Read More.

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  4. New for April - ‘Arabiyyat al-Naas: Part Three

    ‘Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part Three): An Advanced Course in Arabic builds further on the groundbreaking approach used in Part One and Part Two of the series. It integrates Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and spoken Levantine in a way specially tailored to the needs of advanced students. Levantine Arabic strongly features in spoken discussions of MSA materials, reflecting authentic practice by native speakers. However, the overall ratio of MSA – the form employed for reading, writing and formal speaking in the Arab world – to Levantine has been increased, supporting students’ mounting need for MSA as they progress further in their education. Read More.

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  5. New Edition - The Routledge Advanced Chinese Multimedia Course

    An innovative multimedia course for advanced students of Chinese, this book helps to develop both strong language skills and cultural literacy. It covers the four themes of popular culture, social change, cultural traditions and politics and history. Read more...

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  6. Austronesian Languages

    Series of the Month - The Routledge Language Family Series

    Each volume in this series contains an in-depth account of the members of some of the world's most important language families. Written by experts in each language, these accessible accounts provide detailed linguistic analysis and description. The contents are carefully structured to cover the natural system of classification: phonology, morphology, syntax, lexis, semantics, dialectology, and sociolinguistics.

  7. Spanish Grammar in Context - 3rd edition out this month

    Authentic texts from a rich variety fo sources, literary and journalistic are used as the starting point for the illustration and explanation of key areas of Spanish grammar. Each point is consolidated with a wide range of written and spoken exercises. Grammar is presented not as an end in itself, but as a tool essential to enjoying Spanish, understanding native speakers and communicating effectively with them. Read more...

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  8. Modern Japanese Grammar Workbook - Out Now

    An innovative book of exercises and language tasks for learners of Japanese, it covers essential grammatical structures as well as practice for everyday functions such as making introductions and expressing needs. All sentences are written in Romanization and the Japanese script. Read more...

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  9. The Routledge Language Learning Catalog 2014 is now available

    The 2014 Language Learning catalog is filled with the latest outstanding books from Routledge, from textbooks and readers to handbooks, reference works and our broad range of high quality of research monographs. This diverse range represents our continued commitment to bring you the best in research and teaching resources. Click here to view online.

  10. French Grammar in Context, 4th Edition

    French Grammar in Context presents a unique and exciting approach to learning grammar for intermediate learners. Authentic texts from a rich variety of sources, literary and journalistic, are used as the starting point for the illustration and explanation of key areas of French grammar. Grammar is presented not as an end in itself, but as a tool essential to enjoying French and understanding and communicating effectively with native speakers. Read more...

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