Modern Dutch Grammar : A Practical Guide, Paperback Book

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
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  • Category: Language: reference & general
  • ISBN: 9780415828413

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