Swedish: A Comprehensive Grammar / Edition 2

Swedish: A Comprehensive Grammar / Edition 2

by Philip Holmes, Ian Hinchliffe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415278848

ISBN-13: 9780415278843

Pub. Date: 09/30/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Winner of the Swedish National Language Council's Erik Wellander Prize, 2003

This new edition of Swedish: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Swedish grammar. It has been fully updated to reflect recent changes in a few areas of usage and to employ the new standards that have been set in the description of

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Winner of the Swedish National Language Council's Erik Wellander Prize, 2003

This new edition of Swedish: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Swedish grammar. It has been fully updated to reflect recent changes in a few areas of usage and to employ the new standards that have been set in the description of language.
The Grammar is an essential reference source for the learner and user of Swedish, irrespective of level. It is ideal for use in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types.
The volume is organised to promote a thorough understanding of Swedish grammar. It presents the complexities of Swedish in a concise and readable form. Explanations are full, clear and free of jargon. Throughout, the emphasis is on Swedish as used by present-day, native speakers.
An extensive index, numbered paragraphs, cross-references and summary charts provide readers with easy access to the information they require.
Features include:
* detailed treatment of common grammatical structures and parts of speech
* etensive exemplicfication
* particular attention to areas of confusion and difficulty
* Swedish/English contrasts highlighted throughout the book
* a new chapter on word formation.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415278843
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/30/2003
Series:
Routledge Comprehensive Grammars Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Symbols and Abbreviations Used in the Text
Ch. 1Nouns1
Ch. 2Adjectives58
Ch. 3Pronouns112
Ch. 4Numerals196
Ch. 5Verbs213
Ch. 6Adverbs292
Ch. 7Prepositions322
Ch. 8Conjunctions404
Ch. 9Interjections428
Ch. 10Sentence Structure and Word Order434
Ch. 11Word Formation516
Ch. 12Orthography559
Ch. 13Punctuation573
Linguistic Terms583
Short Bibliography590
Index593

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