English

An Essential Grammar

Author: Gerald Nelson

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415224499

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 176

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Ideal for native speakers and learners alike, this clear guide to the grammar of modern English will help students speak and write English with greater confidence. It covers both British and American usage.

English: An Essential Grammar

Author: Gerald Nelson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136954988

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

View: 7249

English: An Essential Grammar is a concise and user-friendly guide to the grammar of modern English, written specifically for native speakers and based on genuine samples of contemporary spoken and written English. In the first four chapters, this book covers the essentials of English grammar, beginning with the basics and going on to deal with phrase, clause and sentence structure. A fifth chapter deals with English word formation and spelling, including problem spellings and British and American spelling variants. Features include: discussion of points that often cause problems guidance on sentence building and composition practical spelling guidelines explanation of grammatical terms a set of exercises at the end of each chapter appendix of irregular verbs. With numerous language examples bringing grammar to life, this Essential Grammar will help you read, speak and write English with greater confidence. It is ideal for everyone who would like to improve their knowledge of English grammar. Gerald Nelson is Professor in the English Department at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and formerly Reader in the Department of English Language and Literature, University College London, UK.

Finnische Grammatik

Author: Fred Karlsson

Publisher: Helmut Buske Verlag

ISBN: 9783875483819

Category: Finnisch - Grammatik

Page: 278

View: 4573

Als Lehr- und Nachschlagewerk konzipiert, richtet sich diese Grammatik in erster Linie an Lernende, die bereits einfache finnische Texte lesen konnen. Weitere Vorkenntnisse sind nicht erforderlich. In 22 Kapiteln werden die wichtigsten Formen und Strukturen der geschriebenen Sprache vermittelt. Zahlreiche Beispiele veranschaulichen die Regelmaigkeit der finnischen Grammatik. Finnland ist offiziell ein zweisprachiges Land, dessen Nationalsprachen Finnisch und Schwedisch sind. Von den ca. 4,7 Millionen Einwohnern sprechen jedoch etwa 93% Finnisch als Muttersprache. Zudem gibt es aufgrund starker Emigrationsbewegungen vor allem in Nordamerika und Schweden finnischsprachige Minderheiten.

Urdu, an Essential Grammar

Author: Ruth Laila Schmidt

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415163804

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 300

View: 7784

This is a reference guide to the key aspects of the Urdu language as it used by native speakers today. Explanations contain minimal jargon and emphasis has been placed on the aspects of Urdu that pose a particular challenge for learners.

An Introduction to English Grammar

Author: Gerald Nelson,Sidney Greenbaum

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317518586

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 350

View: 9458

An Introduction to English Grammar provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of English grammar. The first part of the book (‘The Grammar’) provides a step-by-step introduction to the key topics in English grammar. The second part (‘The Applications’) shows how a grasp of these topics can be helpful in resolving usage problems, in developing a clear writing style, and in mastering punctuation and spelling. A whole chapter, ‘English in Use’, is devoted to illustrating the grammatical features of a wide range of modern text types, including emails, Facebook pages, and ‘tweets’. It also looks at the special grammatical features of English in everyday conversation. Each chapter is followed by two sets of exercises. The first set can be used in self-study or in the classroom. The second set deals with more advanced topics, and can be used for classroom discussion or essay writing. This fourth edition has been fully revised and updated and includes: clearer descriptions and improved presentation new material on word structure and word formation new exercises, examples and extracts updated further reading Assuming no prior knowledge of English grammar, this book is ideal for beginning students on a one-semester course and provides everything a student needs on the theory and practice of English usage. A comprehensive Glossary of grammatical terms is included and a website provides invaluable additional exercises.

Polish--an Essential Grammar

Author: Dana Bielec

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415164061

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 294

View: 4968

Polish: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of current Polish as it is used by native speakers. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, focusing on genuine patterns of use in the modern language. The Grammar is the ideal reference work for the learner and user of Polish. It is suitable for both independent study and for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult education classes. Features include: * preliminary section on the Polish alphabet * up-to-date examples * comprehensive index The complexities of Polish are set out in short, readable sections. Explanations contain minimal jargon and emphasis has been placed on those areas of Polish that pose particular problems for the English-speaking student.

Greek: An Essential Grammar of the Modern Language

Author: David Holton,Peter Mackridge,Irene Philippaki-Warburton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134573332

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 296

View: 2681

Greek: An Essential Grammar of the Modern Language is a concise and user-friendly reference guide to the most important aspects of modern Greek. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language in short, readable sections. Explanations are clear and supported by examples throughout. The Grammar is ideal for learners of all levels and is suitable for those involved in independent study and for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types. Features include: * lots of clear and up-to-date examples * clear explanations of grammatical terms * discussion of points which often cause problems * Greek/English comparisons and contrasts highlighted. Greek: An Essential Grammar of the Modern Language will help you read, speak and write with greater confidence.

Chinese: An Essential Grammar

Author: Po-Ching Yip,Don Rimmington

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134180217

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 240

View: 3612

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

German: An Essential Grammar

Author: Bruce Donaldson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134225431

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

View: 1346

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, universities and adult education classes, key features include: focus on the morphology and syntax of the language clear explanations of grammatical terms full use of authentic examples a detailed contents list and index for easy access to information. With an emphasis on the German native speakers use today, German: An Essential Grammar will help students to read, speak and write the language with greater confidence.

Norwegian

An Essential Grammar

Author: Åse-Berit Strandskogen,Rolf Strandskogen,ASE BERIT

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415109796

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 202

View: 3170

Norwegian: An Essential Grammaris a reference guide to the most important aspects of contemporary Norwegian as used by native speakers. This is the ideal reference source for all learners. Suitable for self-study or class use.

Hungarian: An Essential Grammar

Author: Carol H. Rounds

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134589360

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

View: 5826

This user-friendly guide to modern Hungarian clearly introduces the most important structures of this fascinating language. Suitable for beginning, intermediate and advanced students, it can be used by those studying independently or following a taught course. Topics include: * verbal prefixes * aspect and tense * word-formation mechanisms * linking vowels * the case system and its uses * word order. Appendices include the formation of irregular verbs, complete noun declensions and irregular noun patterns.

Danish: An Essential Grammar

Author: Robin Allan,Tom Lundskaer-Nielsen,Philip Holmes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134624085

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 8653

Ideal for any learner of the Danish language in early or middle stages, this engaging grammar is an essential reference guide to the most important grammatical aspects of Danish as it is used today.

Arabic: An Essential Grammar

Author: Faruk Abu-Chacra

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134119178

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 368

View: 5674

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, this book offers a strong foundation for learning the fundamental grammar and structure of Arabic. The complexities of the language are set out in short, readable sections, and exercises and examples are provided throughout. The book is ideal for independent learners as well as for classroom study. Features of this book include: coverage of the Arabic script and alphabet a chapter on Arabic handwriting a guide to pronunciation full examples throughout.

Spanish: An Essential Grammar

Author: Peter T. Bradley,Ian MacKenzie

Publisher: Jack Lee

ISBN: 0203497295

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 352

View: 1965

Spanish: An Essential Grammar is a concise and user-friendly reference guide to the most important aspects of Spanish. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language that combines traditional and function-based grammar. The book sets out the complexities of Spanish in short, readable sections, and explanations are clear and free from jargon. The Grammar is the ideal reference source for the learner and user of Spanish. It is suitable for either independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types. Features include: * clear distinctions between the essential and basic aspects of Spanish grammar and those that are more complex * full use of authentic examples * easy to understand explanations of areas that customarily pose problems for English speakers * detailed contents list and index for easy access to information.

Czech: An Essential Grammar

Author: James Naughton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134444044

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 296

View: 2548

Czech: An Essential Grammar is a practical reference guide to the core structures and features of modern Czech. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations and sets out the complexities of Czech in short, readable sections. Suitable for either independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types, key features include: * focus on the morphology and syntax of the language * clear explanations of grammatical terms * full use of authentic examples * detailed contents list and index for easy access to information. With an emphasis on the Czech that native speakers use today, Czech: An Essential Grammar will help students to read, speak and write the language with greater confidence.

Swedish

An Essential Grammar

Author: Philip Holmes,Ian Hinchliffe

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415458005

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 243

View: 8515

This fully revised second edition of Swedish: An Essential grammar incorporates the changes proposed to the Swedish grammar by Svenska Akademiens Grammatik. All examples have been fully updated, the bibliography has been expanded and a number of tables clarified. Swedish: An Essential grammar provides a fresh and accessible description of the language. It is suitable for independent study or for class-based students. The explanations are free of jargon and emphasis has been placed in the areas of Swedish that pose a particular challenge for English-speaking learners.

North Sámi

An Essential Grammar

Author: Lily Kahn,Riitta-Liisa Valijärvi

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317558103

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 300

View: 3277

North Sámi: An Essential Grammar is the first book of Sámi grammar to be published in English. The book provides: a clear and comprehensive overview of modern Sámi grammar including examples drawn from authentic texts of various genres. a systematic order of topics beginning with the alphabet and phonology, continuing with nominal and verbal morphology and syntax, and concluding with more advanced topics such as discourse particles, complex sentences, and word formation. Full explanations of the grammatical terminology for the benefit of readers without a background in linguistics. ? Suitable for linguists, as well as independent and classroom-based students, North Sámi: An Essential Grammar is an accessible but thorough introduction to the essential morphology and syntax of modern North Sámi, the largest of the Sámi languages.

Latvian: An Essential Grammar

Author: Dace Praulinš

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136345361

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 264

View: 2916

Latvian: An Essential Grammar is a concise, user-friendly guide to the basic grammatical structures of Latvian. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations to set out the complexities of Latvian in short, readable sections. Key features include: clear grammar explanations frequent use of authentic examples pronunciation guide, bibliography and subject index. This is the ideal reference source both for those studying Latvian independently and for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types to back up their studies.

Thai: An Essential Grammar

Author: David Smyth

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134589298

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 7690

Concise and user-friendly, Thai: An Essential Grammar is the ideal guide to the basic structures of the language for both students on taught courses and independent learners. Grammatical forms are explained in clear, jargon-free style and illustrated by examples, given in both Thai script and romanization. As well as grammar, it includes guidance on pronunciation, speech conventions and the beautiful Thai writing system.

Danish

An Essential Grammar

Author: Robin Allan,Philip Holmes,Tom Lundskær-Nielsen

Publisher: Boom Koninklijke Uitgevers

ISBN: 9780415206785

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 200

View: 4312

Danish: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of current Danish as it is used by native speakers. It focuses on those areas of Danish that pose particular problems for the learner but at the same time provides a broad general account of the language. The Grammar is the ideal source of reference for the learner of Danish in the early and middle stages. It is suitable either for independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types. Features include: * clear, jargon-free explanations * many tables and diagrams for extra clarity * detailed contents list * separate glossary of linguistic and grammatical terms * detailed index with key Danish and English words. Titles of related interest published by Routledge: Colloquial Danish: A Complete Language Course; Danish Dictionary; Danish: A Comprehensive Grammar Colloquial Nowegian: A Complete Language Course; Norwegian Dictionary; Norwegian: An Essential Grammar Colloquial Swedish: The Complete Course for Beginners; Swedish Dictionary; Swedish: A Comprehensive Grammar; Swedish: An Essential Grammar