Essential German Grammar

Author: Martin Durrell,Katrin Kohl,Gudrun Loftus,Claudia Kaiser

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317541820

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 392

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Essential German Grammar is a student-friendly grammar and workbook designed to give learners a firm foundation on which to build a real understanding of both spoken and written German. The reference grammar section offers clear explanations of key grammar points while a separate exercise section gives students the opportunity to test themselves and put into practice what they have learned. This new edition has been revised and updated throughout. Explanations, tables and exercises have been improved and a number of the authentic texts and illustrations have been replaced by new material. Key features of this second edition include: User-friendly layout with updated 2 colour design, engaging illustrations and visually appealing tables throughout to aid the learning process Clear and accessible explanations with memorable examples informed by the latest research on the German language and presented in accordance with current teaching methodology Helpful parallels between English and German provided where relevant End-of-chapter extracts taken from contemporary journalistic or authentic literary sources, illustrating grammar in context, with model translations provided at the back of the book Material to enable better strategic learning and understanding, including a Why Grammar?—FAQ section, a glossary of grammatical terms in both English and German and a complete answer key to exercises Created especially for the new edition, a companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/kaiser offering a wealth of additional materials, including interactive exercises, quizzes and flashcards to test student understanding, downloadable PDF sheets for classroom use, PowerPoint slides for instructors and audio recordings illustrating the sounds of spoken German. Written by highly experienced lecturers in the field, Essential German Grammar is an invaluable resource for intermediate and advanced students of German (CEFR levels A2 to B2, ACTFL Novice High to Intermediate High). It is designed to function equally as a free-standing grammar or as a foundation grammar for Hammer’s German Grammar and Usage and is suitable for both classroom use and self-study.

Essential French Grammar

Author: Mike Thacker,Casimir D'Angelo

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1444166905

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 441

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Essential French Grammar is an innovative reference grammar and workbook for intermediate and advanced undergraduate students of French (CEFR levels B2 to C1). Its clear explanations of grammar are supported by contemporary examples and lively cartoon drawings. Each chapter contains: * real-life language examples in French, with English translations * a 'key points' box and tables that summarise grammar concepts * a variety of exercises to reinforce learning * a contemporary primary source or literary extract to illustrate grammar in context. To aid your understanding, this book also contains a glossary of grammatical terms in French and English, useful verb tables and a key to the exercises. Together, these features all help you to grasp complex points of grammar and develop your French language skills.

French Grammar: A Complete Reference Guide

Author: Daniel Calvez

Publisher: NTC Foreign Language

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 486

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French Grammar helps language learners at every level navigate the intricacies of the French language. Designed to help you speak and write in French with greater confidence and precision, it avoids tedious memorization drills, focusing, instead, on patterns commonly found in contemporary French speech and writing. Chapters feature detailed presentations of forms and usages, clearly explained, along with lists, tables, and charts that offer at-a-glance summaries of the elements covered. This new edition includes 64 pages of exercises.

French Grammar in Context

Analysis and Practice

Author: Margaret A. Jubb,Annie Rouxeville

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9780340807606

Category: French language

Page: 256

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Taking authentic texts from a variety of sources - the human body on CD-ROM, a fish recipe, 'L'Etranger' and many others - this book uses them as a starting point for the illustration and explanation of key areas of French grammar. It includes a range of exercises, many of them text-based.

Essential Portuguese Grammar

Author: Alexander da R. Prista

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048611337X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 114

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Modern French Grammar

A Practical Guide

Author: Margaret Lang,,Isabelle Perez,

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134323018

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

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This new edition of the Modern French Grammar is an innovative reference guide to French, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. Divided into two parts, Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as word order, nouns, verbs and adjectives and Part B is organized around language functions and notions such as: giving and seeking information describing processes and results expressing likes, dislikes and preferences. With a strong emphasis on contemporary usage, all grammar points and functions are richly illustrated with examples. Implementing feedback from users of the first edition of the Grammar, this second edition includes clearer explanations and greater emphasis on areas of particular difficulty for learners of French. This is the ideal reference grammar for learners of French at all levels, from beginner to advanced. No prior knowledge of grammatical terminology is assumed and a glossary of grammatical terms is provided. This Grammar is complemented by the Modern French Grammar Workbook Second Edition which features related exercises and activities.

English: An Essential Grammar

Author: Gerald Nelson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136954988

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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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.

Hungarian: An Essential Grammar

Author: Carol H. Rounds

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134589360

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

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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.

Essential French Grammar

Author: Seymour Resnick

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486113418

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 160

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A Spanish Learning Grammar

Author: Mike Thacker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781138437678

Category:

Page: N.A

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A Spanish Learning Grammar, Third Edition, is an innovative reference grammar and workbook suitable for you, whether you are studying Spanish at intermediate or advanced level. Its straightforward explanations of grammar are supported by examples with contemporary vocabulary, humorous cartoon drawings, and plentiful, varied exercises, helping you to grasp often complex points of grammar in an enjoyable way. Its carefully devised two-part structure mirrors the learning process, allowing you to focus on core knowledge first and enabling you to progress confidently to more advanced knowledge at your own pace.Key features for this third edition include: New drawings which illustrate grammar through real-life scenarios New vocabulary bringing you up-to-date with Spanish in the digital agRe-ordering of the section on verbs, making the tenses easier for you to find To aid your understanding, this third edition also contains a glossary of grammatical terms, useful verb tables and a key to the exercises. Written in the belief that grammar is the key to real communication, this is an essential textbook for any student of Spanish.

Norwegian

An Essential Grammar

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

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415109796

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 202

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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.

Catalan

An Essential Grammar

Author: Nicolau Dols,Richard Mansell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317415213

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 244

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Catalan: An Essential Grammar is a concise and convenient guide to the basic grammatical structure of Catalan. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging Grammar uses clear explanations and sets out the complexities of Catalan in short, readable sections clarified by examples. Quick reference overviews are also provided in the appendix. ? Catalan: An Essential Grammar is the ideal reference grammar for all learners of Catalan, whether class-based or independent, looking to progress beyond beginner level.

Czech: An Essential Grammar

Author: James Naughton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134444044

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 296

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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.

Urdu, an Essential Grammar

Author: Ruth Laila Schmidt

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415163804

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 300

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Urdu: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of the language as it is used by native speakers today. The complexities of Urdu are set out in short, readable sections. Explanations contain minimal jargon and emphasis has been placed on the aspects of Urdu that pose a particular challenge for English-speaking students. Features include: * language examples throughout in both Urdu script and romanization * user-friendly layout * detailed contents list * comprehensive index. Urdu: An Essential Grammar presents a fresh and accessible description of the language and will prove invaluable to students at all levels.

Arabic

An Essential Grammar

Author: Faruk Abu-Chacra

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317215907

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 476

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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. The complexities of the language are set out in short, readable sections, while exercises and examples are provided throughout. Features of this new edition include: coverage of the Arabic script and alphabet a chapter on Arabic handwriting a guide to pronunciation full examples throughout. Ideal for independent learners and for classroom study, Arabic: An Essential Grammar is the complete reference guide to the most important aspects of modern literary Arabic.

Essential French Grammar: Teach Yourself

Author: Brigitte Edelston,Robin Adamson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444130811

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

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Essential French Grammar will help you get more out of your study of French. Essential French Grammar is an up-to-date introduction to French grammar. You don't need to know a lot about grammar before you start. Everything is explained simply and there are lots of examples to illustrate each point. Unlike more traditional grammars, Essential French Grammar is structured so that you can look up language forms according to what you want to say, even if you don't know the grammatical term for them. If you already know some grammar, then you can use the 'reference grammar' section at the back of the book to look up the points you need. The course consists of 18 units illustrating the various uses to which the language can be put, for example, giving instructions or talking about the recent past. The more traditional reference grammar deals with grammatical structures, such as the imperative or the perfect tense. All grammatical terms are explained in the glossary at the back of the book. Each unit contains exercises for you to practice what you have learnt and there is a key at the back of the book for you to check your answers. The new page design in this edition means that the book is even easier to use and the main headings are in English so that you can find your way around the book quickly. This edition contains a 'taking it further' section which will direct you to further sources of real French. Essential French Grammar will help you to understand and manipulate French grammar with confidence because: - you need no prior knowledge of grammatical terminology to use it; - the approach is accessible and supportive; - the examples are clear and in context; - exercises help you practise every point. Now in a brand new edition with new, easy-to-follow page design and interactive on-line features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. END-OF-UNIT SUMMARIES AND ONLINE TESTS Summaries and tests to help you keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of French.

Contextualized French Grammar: A Handbook

Author: Stacey Katz Bourns

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133710468

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 336

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CONTEXTUALIZED FRENCH GRAMMAR: A HANDBOOK is a reference guide for lower division French-language students designed to help bridge the gap between lower-level language classes and upper-level content classes by developing students' awareness of how grammar functions in discourse. The handbook presents grammar rules in a detailed yet concise manner so students can learn to create language and develop greater awareness of language and comprehension in different contexts. Instructors may use the handbook as a supplement to the materials they are already using or students may use it as a self-guide. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essential German Grammar

Author: Guy Stern,E. F. Bleiler

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486113396

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

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