1st Edition

Latvian: An Essential Grammar

By Dace Praulinš Copyright 2012
    264 Pages
    by Routledge

    260 Pages
    by Routledge

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    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.

    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


    Dace Prauliņš 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.