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1st Edition

Intermediate Dutch: A Grammar and Workbook

ISBN 9780415774444
Published April 20, 2009 by Routledge
224 Pages

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Book Description

Intermediate Dutch is designed for learners who have achieved a basic proficiency and wish to refine their knowledge of grammatical structures.

This Workbook, along with its companion volume Basic Dutch, provides clear and concise summaries of the essential points of Dutch grammar as well as opportunities to practice using the structures of the language. Building on the lessons of Basic Dutch, each of the twenty-four units presents a grammatical topic with an introduction and overview, followed by contextualized exercises to reinforce learning.

Features include:

  • a clear accessible format
  • many useful language examples
  • abundant exercises with a full answer key
  • frequent references to English grammar
  • an appendix on irregular verbs
  • an index of grammatical keywords.

Suitable for independent learners and students on taught courses, Intermediate Dutch, together with its sister volume Basic Dutch, forms a structured course in the essentials of Dutch grammar.

Table of Contents

Selected Contents: Preface 1. Conjunctions  2. Conjunctional adverbs  3. Nouns  4. Adjectives  5. Possessives 6. Indefinite pronouns 7. The pronouns ‘zich’, ‘zelf’ and ‘elkaar’ 8. Demonstratives 9. Negatives 20. The passive 21. Infinitive constructions 23. Prepositions Appendix: Strong and irregular verbs.  Answer Key. Index

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Jenneke Oosterhoff is Senior Lecturer in the Dept of German, Scandinavian and Dutch at the University of Minnesota. She has taught both German and Dutch since finishing her PhD (Austrian lit); she has presented several papers on issues around language teaching and materials over the last few years.