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Routledge Essential Grammars

Essential Grammars describe clearly and succinctly the core rules of each language and are up-to-date and practical reference guides to the most important aspects of languages used by contemporary native speakers. They are designed for elementary to intermediate learners and present an accessible description of the language, focusing on the real patterns of use today.

Essential Grammars are a reference source for the learner and user of the language, irrespective of level, setting out the complexities of the language in short, readable sections that are clear and free from jargon.

Essential Grammars are ideal either for independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types.

All Essential Grammars are available as inspection copies.

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  1. Spanish: An Essential Grammar

    By Peter T Bradley, Ian Mackenzie

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    Spanish: An Essential Grammar is a concise and user-friendly reference guide to the most important aspects of Spanish.It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language that combines traditional and function-based grammar. The book sets out the complexities of Spanish in short, readable...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  2. Greek: An Essential Grammar of the Modern Language

    By David Holton, Peter Mackridge, Irene Philippaki-Warburton

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    Greek: An Essential Grammar of the Modern Language is a concise and user-friendly reference guide to the most important aspects of modern Greek.It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language in short, readable sections. Explanations are clear and supported by examples throughout.The...

    Published November 20th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Portuguese: An Essential Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By Amelia P. Hutchinson, Janet Lloyd

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    This new edition of Portuguese: An Essential Grammar is a practical reference guide to the most important aspects of modern Portuguese.It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language that combines traditional and function-based grammar. The book sets out the complexities of...

    Published August 28th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Dutch: An Essential Grammar

    8th Edition

    By W.Z. Shetter, William Z. Shetter, Inge Van der Cruysse-Van Antwerpen

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    Dutch: An Essential Grammar shows, step by step, how the language is constructed. It presents a lively and accessible description of the language using plenty of relevant examples. Particular attention is paid to areas of difficulty for English speakers. With a range of suporting exercises and...

    Published July 1st 2003 by Routledge

  5. Finnish: An Essential Grammar

    By Fred Karlsson

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    This thoroughly revised third edition of Finnish: An Essential Grammar is grounded in fundamental insights of modern linguistics and incorporates some of the latest achievements in the description of written and spoken Finnish. It gives a systematic account of the structures of the written language...

    Published September 11th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Hungarian: An Essential Grammar

    By Carol H. Rounds

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    This user-friendly guide to modern Hungarian clearly introduces the most important structures of this fascinating language. Suitable for beginning, intermediate and advanced students, it can be used by those studying independently or following a taught course. Topics include:* verbal prefixes*...

    Published July 12th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Urdu: An Essential Grammar

    By Ruth Laila Schmidt

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    Urdu: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of the language as it is used by native speakers today.The complexities of Urdu are set out in short, readable sections. Explanations contain minimal jargon and emphasis has been placed on the aspects of Urdu that pose a...

    Published October 7th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Polish: An Essential Grammar

    By Dana Bielec

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    Polish: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of current Polish as it is used by native speakers. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, focusing on genuine patterns of use in the modern language. The Grammar is the ideal reference work for...

    Published October 15th 1998 by Routledge

  9. Chinese: An Essential Grammar

    By Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington, Don Rimmington

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    This new edition is a concise reference guide to modern Chinese grammar. It presents a description of the language setting out the complexities in short, readable sections. Features include: a new chapter on paragraph development; Chinese characters, as well as pinyin; translations into English. @...

    Published December 5th 1996 by Routledge

  10. Georgian: A Learner's Grammar

    By George Hewitt

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    This is the first learner's grammar of this fascinating language to appear for many years.The Grammar presents the language in the form of dialogues and reading passages. Full attention is given to the script reproduction and recognition, pronunciation, lexis and individual points of grammar. There...

    Published December 14th 1995 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Modern Hebrew: An Essential Grammar, 4th Edition
    By Lewis Glinert
    To Be Published August 18th 2015
  2. Burmese: An Essential Grammar
    By Justin Watkins
    To Be Published December 30th 2015
  3. Greek: An Essential Grammar of the Modern Language, 2nd Edition
    By David Holton, Peter Mackridge, Irene Philippaki-Warburton
    To Be Published March 15th 2016
  4. Dutch: An Essential Grammar, 10th Edition
    By William Z. Shetter, Esther Ham
    To Be Published March 20th 2016
  5. Filipino: An Essential Grammar
    By Maria Sheila Zamar
    To Be Published April 30th 2016

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