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Latvian: An Essential Grammar

By Dace Praulinš

Routledge – 2012 – 254 pages

Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

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Description

Latvian: An Essential Grammar is a concise, user-friendly guide to the basic grammatical structures of Latvian. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations to set out the complexities of Latvian in short, readable sections.

Key features include:

  • clear grammar explanations
  • frequent use of authentic examples
  • pronunciation guide, bibliography and subject index.

This is the ideal reference source both for those studying Latvian independently and for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types to back up their studies.

Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Pronunciation and orthography Chapter 3: Nouns Chapter 4: Pronouns Chapter 5: Adjectives Chapter 6: Adverbs Chapter 7: Numerals and quantifiers Chapter 8: Verbs Chapter 9: Prepositions Chapter 10: Conjunctions Chapter 11: Cases Chapter 12: Syntax and Pronunciation

Author Bio

Dace Praulinš started teaching Latvian History, Culture, Society and Language at the University of Glasgow in 2006 following three decades in language teaching. She has taught English to speakers of other languages in the UK, Germany and Latvia. She has also taught German and French.

Name: Latvian: An Essential Grammar (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Dace Praulinš. Latvian: An Essential Grammar is a concise, user-friendly guide to the basic grammatical structures of Latvian. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations to set out the...
Categories: Latvian, Languages of Eastern Europe, General Language Reference, Language Teaching & Learning