Dutch: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference to modern Dutch grammar.
The volume is organized to promote a thorough understanding, and offers a stimulating analysis of the complexities of the language, while providing clear explanations. Throughout, the emphasis is on Dutch as used by present-day native-speakers. An extensive index and numbered paragraphs provide readers with easy access to the information they require.
Concentrating on the real patterns of use in Dutch through accessible descriptions of the language, Dutch: A Comprehensive Grammar is an essential reference source for the learner of Dutch.
About the Author
Bruce Donaldson lectured in Dutch, German and Afrikaans in the (then) Department of German, Russian and Swedish Studies at the University of Melbourne from 1973 to 2004. He is now retired and lives in Australia.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Pronunciation Chapter 2 Spelling Chapter 3 Punctuation Chapter 4 Cases Chapter 5 Articles Chapter 6 Demonstratives Chapter 7 Nouns Chapter 8 Pronouns Chapter 9 Adjectives Chapter 10 Adverbs Chapter 11 Verbs Chapter 12 Conjunctions Chapter 13 Prepositions Chapter 14 Numerals Chapter 15 Er Chapter 16 Negation
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'It will be indispensable for all English-speaking serious students of the Dutch language.' - Signpost, April 2000
'I have long sought a book which was able to clearly, though not necessarily simply, describe the Dutch language in a logical and comprehensible manner.' Amazon.co.uk reviewer
'An excellent reference grammar with clear explanations that do not require an in-depth understanding of generic grammatical terms.' Amazon.com reviewer