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  • LANGUAGE PROCESSING IN CHINESE
    CHEN, HSUAN CHIH / TZENG, OVID J.L.
    The aim of this book is to integrate the most recent research in the cognitive aspects of the Chinese language into a single academic reference for those interested in language processing and related fields. Chinese is perhaps the most widely used language in the world. In addition to its popularity, many specific features make it unique in relation to many Indo-European langua...

    $928.00

  • CONTEMPORARY LATIN AMERICAN CULTURAL STUDIES
    STEPHEN HART
    Contemporary Latin American Cultural Studies is a collection of new essays by recognised experts from around the world on various aspects of the new discipline of Latin American cultural studies. Essays are grouped in five distinct but interconnected sections focusing respectively on: (I) the theory of Latin American cultural studies; (II) the icons of culture; (III) culture as...

    $899.00

  • ITALIAN GRAMMAR MADE EASY
    MIKE ZOLLO / ALAN WESSON
    The Grammar Made Easy series is ideal for complete beginners as well as for those non-linguists who have some knowledge of the language but need to know the basics of grammar to progress beyond phrasebook level. The books consist of seven units that present basic grammar topics in an accessible and non-patronising manner. The interactive CD-ROM provides extensive interactive gr...

    $819.00

  • FRANCOPHONE POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES
    CHARLES FORSDICK / DAVID MURPHY
    This landmark text constitutes the first comprehensive overview of Francophone Postcolonial Studies. Moving away from reductive geographical or linguistic surveys of the Francophone world, this collection of original essays provides a thematic discussion of the complex historical, political and cultural links between France and its former colonies. Providing a theoretical frame...

    $899.00

  • THE COMPANION TO LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES
    PHILIP SWANSON
    What is 'Latin American Studies'? This companion gives a concise and accessible overview of the discipline. Covering a wide range of topics, from colonial cultures and identity to US Latino culture and issues of race, gender and sexuality, this book goes beyond conventional literary companions and situates Latin America in its historical, social, political, literary and cultura...

    $939.00

  • CONTEMPORARY FRANCE
    DAVID HOWARTH / GEORGIOS VAROUXAKIS / DAVID HOWARTH / GEORGIOS VAROUXAKIS
    At least since the French Revolution, France has the peculair distinction of simultaneously fascinating, charming and exasperating its neighbours and foreign observers. Contemporary France provides an essential introduction for students of French politics and society, exploring contemporary developments while placing them in a deeper historical, intellectual, cultural and socia...

    $759.00

  • THE ROUTLEDGE PORTUGUESE BILINGUAL DICTIONARY (REVISED 2014 EDITION)
    MARIA F. ALLEN
    Revised 2014 Reprint Thoroughly revised in 2014, this compact and up-to-date two-way dictionary provides a comprehensive and modern vocabulary. It is the ideal reference for all users of Portuguese. The dictionary includes an extensive coverage of practical terminology from a diversity of fields including; business and economics, law, medicine and information technology as well...

    $1,799.00

  • SPEED UP YOUR CHINESE
    SHIN YONG ROBSON
    Speed up your Chinese is a unique and innovative resource that identifies and explains the common errors that English-speaking learners of Chinese repeatedly make. The book brings together these common errors to offer a valuable insight into the differences between English and Chinese and to reveal the inner workings of the latter allowing students to enhance their understandin...

    $1,099.00

  • THE AUSTRONESIAN LANGUAGES OF ASIA AND MADAGASCAR
    AUTHOR
    Some 800 Austronesian languages are spoken in the area extending from Madagascar to eastern Indonesia and to the north to Taiwan and the Philippines. They vary greatly in almost every possible respect, including the size and social make-up of the speech communities and their typological profiles. This book is designed to serve as a reference work a ...

    $1,899.00

  • BRITISH SIGN LANGUAGE
    MARGARET DEUCHAR
    This first linguistic study of British Sign Language is written for students of linguistics, for deaf and hearing sign language researchers, for teachers and social workers for the deaf. The author cross-refers to American Sign Language, which has usually been more extensively studied by linguists, and compares the two languages. ...

    $1,299.00

  • ROUTLEDGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LANGUAGE TEACHING AND LEARNING
    AUTHOR
    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning is an authoritative reference dealing with all aspects of this increasingly important field of study. Offering a comprehensive range of articles on contemporary language teaching and its history, it has been produced specifically for language teaching professionals and as a reference work for academic studies at postg...

    $1,499.00

  • INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN
    JOHN MURRAY / SARAH SMYTH
    Intermediate Russian provides a reference grammar and related exercises in one volume. Varied texts from Russian sources give an insight into contemporary Russian society and culture. Features include: * texts and exercises reflecting contemporary Russian * concise grammar explanations * full exercise key * detailed index. Intermediate Russian, and its sister volume, Basic Russ...

    $1,199.00

  • APPLYING LINGUISTICS IN THE CLASSROOM
    ARIA RAZFAR / JOSEPH C. RUMENAPP
    Making linguistics accessible and relevant to all teachers, this text looks at language issues in the classroom through an applied sociocultural perspective focused on how language functions in society and in schools—how it is used, for what purposes, and how teachers can understand their students’ language practices. While touching on the key structural aspects of language (ph...

    $1,399.00

  • CONFERENCE INTERPRETING
    ANDREW GILLIES
    Conference Interpreting: A Student’s Practice Book brings together a comprehensive compilation of tried and tested practical exercises which hone the sub-skills that make up successful conference interpreting Unique in its exclusively practical focus, Conference Interpreting: A Student’s Practice Book, serves as a reference for students and teachers seeking to solve specific in...

    $1,299.00

  • URBAN SCHOOLS AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION IN LATE MODERN CHINA
    MIGUEL PEREZ-MILANS
    Shortlisted for the 2014 BAAL Book Prize This book explores the meaning of modernization in contemporary Chinese education. It examines the implications of the implementation of reforms in English language education for experimental-urban schools in the People’s Republic of China. Pérez-Milans sheds light on how national, linguistic, and cultural ideologies linked to modernizat...

    $1,139.00

  • 500 COMMON CHINESE IDIOMS
    LIWEI JIAO / CORNELIUS C. KUBLER / WEIGUO ZHANG
    First published in 2010. 500 Common Chinese Idioms is a unique tool for learners. Presenting the 500 most commonly used Chinese idioms or ‘chengyu’, this dictionary presents: The idiom in both simplified and traditional characters The idiom in pinyin romanisation A literal English translation and English equivalents Two suitable example sentences, plus explanations and usage no...

    $1,379.00

  • INDIGENOUS YOUTH AND MULTILINGUALISM
    LEISY T. WYMAN
    Bridging the fields of youth studies and language planning and policy, this book takes a close, nuanced look at Indigenous youth bi/multilingualism across diverse cultural and linguistic settings, drawing out comparisons, contrasts, and important implications for language planning and policy and for projects designed to curtail language loss. Indigenous and non-Indigenous schol...

    $1,179.00

  • DEVELOPING WRITING SKILLS IN CHINESE
    BOPING YUAN / KAN QIAN
    Developing Writing Skills in Chinese has been devised for post-intermediate students who need to write Chinese in the course of their life, work or study. Each unit covers a specific style of writing and is reinforced with a rich selection of model texts. All texts are followed by supporting notes examining the formats, styles, grammar structures or special phrases featured. A ...

    $1,399.00

  • DESCRIBING AND EXPLAINING GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY IN ELT
    DILIN LIU
    Language description plays an important role in language learning/teaching because it often determines what specific language forms, features, and usages are taught and how. A good understanding of language description is vital for language teachers and material writers and should constitute an important part of their knowledge. This book provides a balanced treatment of both t...

    $1,179.00

  • THE ROUTLEDGE INTERMEDIATE CHINESE READER
    HELEN SHEN / ZHOU YUNONG / XIAOYUAN ZHAO
    The Routledge Intermediate Chinese Reader is a comprehensive reader designed to provide varied, stimulating and up-to-date reading material for learners of Chinese at the intermediate level. The Chinese Reader provides a bridge between basic literacy skills and the ability to read full novels and newspapers in Chinese. It consists of forty readings, graded on the basis of compl...

    $1,499.00

  • FINNISH: AN ESSENTIAL GRAMMAR
    FRED KARLSSON
    This thoroughly revised third edition of Finnish: An Essential Grammar is grounded in fundamental insights of modern linguistics and incorporates some of the latest achievements in the description of written and spoken Finnish. It gives a systematic account of the structures of the written language and offers increased attention to the key characteristics of present-day colloqu...

    $819.00

  • ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CONTEMPORARY SPANISH CULTURE
    Some 750 alphabetically-arranged entries provide insights into recent cultural and political developments within Spain, including the cultures of Catalonia, Galicia and the Basque country. Coverage spans from the end of the Civil War in 1939 to the present day, with emphasis on the changes following the demise of the Franco dictatorship in 1975. Entries range from shorter, fact...

    $1,399.00

  • TOPICS, QUESTIONS, KEY WORDS
    PETRA HACHENBURGER / PAUL JACKSON
    Intermediate students and their teachers will find this compact manual an invaluable resource for essay-writing and debate in German. Thirty sections provide questions and vocabulary on a range of contemporary issues guaranteed to stimulate thought and discussion. Includes introductory notes on approaches to group work and writing strategies. Topics include: *computers *the env...

    $939.00

  • CATALAN: A COMPREHENSIVE GRAMMAR
    MAX WHEELER / ALAN YATES / NICOLAU DOLS
    Catalan: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Catalan grammar, presenting an accessible and systematic description of the modern language. It is the only comprehensive grammar of the language available in English The Grammar reflects the current reality of Catalan by acknowledging regional diversity and features Balearic and Valencian varieties alongs...

    $1,499.00

  • INTERMEDIATE SPANISH
    IRENE WILKIE / CARMEN ARNAIZ
    This text is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the units combines concise grammar explanations with examples and exercises to help build confidence and fluency. Features include: clear explanations of the similarities and differences in English and Spanish grammar authentic language examples from a r...

    $999.00

  • GERMAN: AN ESSENTIAL GRAMMAR
    BRUCE DONALDSON
    German: An Essential Grammar is a practical reference guide to the core structures and features of modern German. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations and sets out the complexities of German in short, readable sections. Suitable for either independent study or for students in schools, colleges,...

    $999.00

  • DICTIONARY OF LEXICOGRAPHY
    R. R. K. HARTMANN / GREGORY JAMES
    Dictionaries are among the most frequently consulted books, yet we know remarkably little about them. Who makes them? Where do they come from? What do they offer? How can we evaluate them? The Dictionary of Lexicography provides answers to all these questions and addresses a wide range of issues: * the traditions of dictionary-making * the different types of dictionaries and ot...

    $1,399.00

  • LANGUAGE CONTACT AND LANGUAGE CONFLICT IN ARABIC
    This book contains 17 studies by leading international scholars working on a wide range of topics in Arabic socio-linguistics, divided into four parts. The studies in Part 1 address questions of national language planning in a diglossic situation, with a particular focus on North Africa. Part 2 explores the relationship of identity and language choice in different Arabic-speaki...

    $1,259.00

  • BASIC SPANISH
    CARMEN ARNAIZ / IRENE WILKIE
    Presenting twenty individual grammar points in lively and realistic contexts, Basic Spanish is an accessible reference grammar with related exercises in one, easy to follow volume. Beginning with the simpler aspects of Spanish and progressing on to more complex areas, each chapter contains grammar points that are followed by examples and exercises selected to reinforce the topi...

    $859.00

  • DEVELOPING WRITING SKILLS IN FRENCH
    GRAHAM BISHOP / BERNARD HAEZEWINDT
    Designed for intermediate to advanced students, this text equips readers with the necessary skills to write confidently in French in a range of situations. Suitable for use as a classroom text or as a self-study course, it is carefully structured to ensure a better understanding of the effect of choice of words, register and style. Each chapter contains a selection of model tex...

    $939.00