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1st Edition

Polish: A Comprehensive Grammar

ISBN 9780415475419
Published January 17, 2012 by Routledge
648 Pages

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Book Description

Polish: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to the grammar system for intermediate to advanced learners of Polish. It presents an accessible and systematic description of the language, focusing on real patterns of use in contemporary Polish.

The Grammar is a comprehensive work and an invaluable resource for students and anyone interested in linguistics and the way modern Polish works.

Features include:

  • coverage of all parts of speech
  • full cross referencing
  • well selected and illuminating examples.

The book is organised in such a way to promote a thorough understanding of Polish at all levels of structure; the sound system, formation of word and phrases and sentence construction. It offers a stimulating analysis of the complexities of the language, providing clear explanations and examples of each point.

Polish: A Comprehensive Grammar is the essential reference work on Polish grammar for all learners and users of the language.

Table of Contents

1. Pronunciation and Spelling; 2. Case Usage; 3. Nouns; 4. Adjectives; 5. Pronouns; 6. Verbs; 7. Adverbs and Adverbial Phrases; 8. Numerals and Clock Time; 9. Prepositions; 10. Conjunctions; 11. Interjections; 12. Gender Issues of Address; Bibliography; Index.

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Iwona Sadowska teaches Polish and Russian language, literature, and film studies at Georgetown University.