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Highlights for 2011 include:FREE INSPECTION COPIESFree inspection copies are available to all lecturers in the UK, the rest of Europe and the Middle East, simply complete and return the order form in the middle of this catalogue. We hope you will evaluate one or more of our titles, adding them to the adoption or recommendation list for your course.NEW

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LANGUAGES 2011Chinese Language French Language French History and Culture German Language German History and Culture Spanish Language Hispanic History and Culture Italian Language Language Courses Access Languages Living Language French German Spanish Italian Second Language Acquisition 2 3 5 6 8 9 12 13 15 15 16 17 18 18 19 20

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CHINESE LANGUAGE

Yufa! A Practical Guide to Mandarin Chinese GrammarWen-Hua Teng, Senior Lecturer, University of Texas at Austin, USA

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Yufa! A Practical Guide to Mandarin Chinese Grammar takes a unique approach to explaining the major topics of Mandarin grammar. The book is presented in two sections: the core structures of Chinese grammar, and the practical use of the Chinese language. The combination of these straightforward descriptions and numerous exercises throughout the book makes this one of the clearest and most comprehensive pedagogical grammars available. Features Cross-referencing allows readers to dip in and out of the book as necessary Each grammar point is explained with crystal clarity to aid understanding Provides examples that are rooted in realistic situations, showing how grammar is used in everyday life A glossary helps with grammatical terms Free interactive exercises available at www.hodderplus.com/languages with audio answers so pronounciation can be checked Provides Chinese characters, pinyin and English translations to cover all requirements Offers varied and imaginative exercises for easy progress reviews Author has extensive experience teaching Chinese, and won Top Honors for Institutional Approach in the University of Texas 2010 Innovative Instructional Technology AwardCONTENTS: 1. The Basic Formation of a Chinese Sentence / 2. The Eleven Types of Questions / 3. The Use of , , and and the Definiteness of Nouns / 4. The Functions of , Relative Clause, and Noun Clause / 5. The Position words / 6. Prepositional Construction / 7. The Imperative Sentence and the Use of /8. Action in Progress and Action in Continuation / 9. The Use of (the Perfective Aspect Particle and Modal Particle) / 10. The Use of (the Experiential Aspect Particle) / 11. Auxiliary Verbs / 12. The Complement of State and the Complement of Degree / 13. The Complement of Duration / 14. The Complement of Quantity / 15. The Complement of Direction / 16. The Complement of Result / 17. The Complement of Potential / 18. The Adverbial Modifier with / 19. The Structure / 20. The Subjectless Sentence and the Existential Sentence / 21. The Structure / 22. The Passive Structures / 23. Making Comparisons (1) / 24. Making Comparisons (2) / 25. Measure Words / 26. Verb Reduplication and Adjective Reduplication / 27. The use of and / 28. The Basic Use of Punctuation / 29. Modal Particles / 30. Conjunctive Pairs / 31. Conjunctive Pairs Used in Context / 32. The use of and / 33. The Use of Adverbs in Contracted Sentences / 34. The use of Interrogative Pronouns / 35. Emphatic Expressions / 36. Rhetorical Questions

Order your free inspection copy today!978 1 4441 0913 9 March 2011 352pp PB 19.99

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FRENCH LANGUAGE

French Grammar and UsageThird EditionRoger Hawkins, Professor of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex, UK Richard Towell, Professor of French Applied Linguistics, University of Salford, UK; former President of the Association of French Language Studies

Students and teachers alike will find that it does an excellent job.Professor R. A. Lodge, University of St. Andrews, UK about previous Edition

Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and userfriendly grammar available, French Grammar and Usage provides students and teachers with a complete guide to French as it is written and spoken today. It includes clear and concise descriptions of all the main grammatical phenomena of French, and their use, illustrated by numerous examples taken from contemporary French, and distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal. This combination of reference grammar and manual of current usage will prove invaluable to students and teachers of French from intermediate through to advanced level. Praised for its clear lay-out and lucid explanations, the new edition includes updated examples, enhanced cross-referencing and expanded explanations of notoriously difficult points of grammar. A one-stop-shop reference and grammar manual for French undergraduates: Revised in response to extensive feedback from teachers to truly reflect the needs of French undergraduates today An even more comprehensive source for students with new examples of language variation An expanded section on mood and the subjunctive and a full grammatical glossaryCONTENTS: Guide for the user / Glossary of key grammatical terms / Nouns / Determiners / Personal and impersonal pronouns / Adjectives / Adverbs / Numbers, measurements, time and quantifiers / Verb forms / Verb constructions / Verb and participle agreement / Tense / The subjunctive, modal verbs, exclamatives and imperatives / The infinitive / Prepositions / Question formation / Relative clauses / Negation / Conjunctions and other linking constructions.

Order your free inspection copy today!978 0 340 99124 4 2010 512pp PB 24.99

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FRENCH LANGUAGE

Practising French GrammarSecond EditionRoger Hawkins, Professor of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex, UK Richard Towell, Professor of French Applied Linguistics, University of Salford, UK; former President of the Association of French Language Studies Marie-Nolle Lamy, Professor of Distance Language Learning, Open University, UK

...presents a remarkably varied suite of exercises...French Studies Journal about previous edition

Practising French Grammar provides varied and accessible exercises that will help French undergraduates develop a deep practical awareness of the language as it is spoken and written today. The new edition, written by the same team of established authors, benefits from the addition of a glossary of grammatical terms and a variety of new and updated exercises designed to stimulate even the most grammar-shy student. Lively, authentic texts and activities, as well as jokes and cartoons, help students to expand their vocabulary and their ability to speak French. Practising French Grammar provides summaries of key grammatical points at the beginning of each exercise, as well as model answers to the exercises and translations of difficult words making it ideal for use both in class and by independent learners. It is the perfect companion to the new edition of the widely acclaimed French Grammar and Usage also by Roger Hawkins and Richard Towell. Students can practise and improve their grammar in a truly contemporary manner: A wide variety of exercises will maintain interest throughout Numerous original and imaginative sources including French cartoons, newspapers and literature show real examples of language usage An answer key for all exercises allows students to work independently, outside of the classroom Includes a handy new glossary of grammatical terms to cut through complicated terminology Combined with French Grammar and Usage provides a full grammar solutionCONTENTS: Nouns / Determiners / Personal and impersonal pronouns / Adjectives / Adverbs / Numbers / Verb forms / Verb constructions / Agreement / Tense / The subjunctive, modal verbs and exclamatives / Infinitives / Prepositions / Questions / Relative clauses / Negation / Conjunctions and other linking constructions / Answers to the exercises / Glossary of grammatical terms

Order your free inspection copy today!978 0 340 99125 1 2010 288pp PB 15.99

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FRENCH LANGUAGERelated TitlesExploring the French LanguageR. Anthony Lodge, Nigel Armstrong,Yvette M. L. Ellis, Jane F. Shelton 978 0 340 67662 2 1997 19.99 POD

French Grammar Made EasyRosi McNab 978 0 340 90094 9 2005 18.99CD

Upgrade your French, 2E French Grammar in Context, 3EMargaret Jubb, Annie Rouxeville 978 0 340 96874 1 2008 17.99 Margaret Jubb 978 0 340 94313 7 2007 14