Modern Dutch Grammar : A Practical Guide Paperback
Part of the Modern Grammars series
Modern Dutch Grammar: A Practical Guide is an innovative reference guide to Dutch, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume.
With a strong emphasis on contemporary usage, all grammar points and functions are richly illustrated with examples. The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part I covers traditional grammatical categories such as nouns and verbs.
Part II is carefully organized around language functions and contexts such as:Giving and seeking informationDescribing processes and resultsExpressing attitudes, mental states and emotionsRegisters and styleFormal and informal communication, e.g. youth talkMain features of the Grammar include:Clear, succinct and jargon-free explanationsExtensive cross-referencing between the different sectionsEmphasis on areas of particular difficulty for learners of DutchThis is the ideal reference grammar for learners of Dutch at all levels, from elementary to advanced; no prior knowledge of grammatical terminology is assumed and it provides indices of grammatical terms and functions.
This Grammar is complemented by a companion website featuring related exercises and activities to reinforce learning.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages, 34 Tables, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 02/12/2014
- Category: Language: reference & general
- ISBN: 9780415828413
- Hardback from £133.29