Thai: An Essential Grammar / Edition 1

Thai: An Essential Grammar / Edition 1

by David Smyth, Smyth David
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415226139

ISBN-13: 9780415226134

Pub. Date: 08/02/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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,

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415226134
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/02/2002
Series:
Routledge Essential Grammars Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Pronunciation 2. The writing system 3. Nouns, classifiers and noun phrases 4. Pronouns 5. Verbs 6. Adjectives (stative verbs) and adjectival constructions 7. Adverbs and adverbial constructions 8. Location markers and prepositions 9. Clauses and sentences 10. Sentence particles 11. Negation 12. Questions 13. Numbers, measurement and quantification 14. Time 15. Thai speech conventions Appendix 1—Romanisation systems. Appendix 2—The verbs hâi, dâi, bpen: a summary. Glossary. Bibliography and further reading. Index

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