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.
* 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
Robin Allan is Senior Lecturer in Danish at University College London. Philip Holmes is Reader in Scandinavian Studies at the University of Hull. Tom Lundskaer-Nielsen is Queen Alexandra Lecturer in Danish at University College London.
Preface Symbols and Abbreviations Used in the Text 1. Vowel Sounds 2. Consonant Sounds 3. The Glottal Stop 4. Stress Part 2 Nouns 5. gender 6. Plurals 7. The Genitive 8. Articles Part 3 Adjectives 9. Indefinite Declension 10. Definite Declension 11. Comparison Part 4 Numerals Part 5 Pronouns Part 6 Verbs 12. Verb Forms 13. Tenses 14. Mood 15. Types of Verb 16. Verbs and the Passive 17. Compound Verbs Part 7 Adverbs Part 8 Prepositions Part 9 Interjections Part 10 Conjunctions Part 11 Word Order and Clause Structure Part 12 Word Formation Part 13 Orthography Part 14 Punctuation Linguistic Terms danish, Latin and Englsih Linguistic Tersm Short Bibliography Index