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Romanian: An Essential Grammar

1st Edition

By Ramona Gönczöl, Ramona Gönczöl


232 pages

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Paperback: 9780415338257
pub: 2007-09-07
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This book is suitable for independent and classroom learners, ideal for the beginner to intermediate student, andtakes the reader through the essentials of the language explaining each concept clearly and providing many examples of contemporary Romanian usage.

The book contains:

  • a chapter on each of the most common grammatical areas with Romanian and English examples
  • extensive examples of the more difficult areas of the grammar
  • an appendix listing relevant websites for further information on the Romanian language.

Table of Contents

Part 1: An Essential Grammar 1Romanian Sounds and Letters 2 Nouns 3 Articles 4 Adjectives 5 Pronouns 6 Numerals 7 Verbs 8 Adverbs 9 Prepositions 10 Conjunctions 11 Interjections 12 Word Order and Punctuation Part 2: Language Functions 13 Socialising 14 Exchanging Factual Information 15 Expressing Opinions and Attitudes 16 Judgment and Evaluation. Appendix 1: Verb Table. Appendix 2: Useful Romanian Internet Sites

About the Authors

Ramona Gönczöl is a lecturer in Romanian language at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London. She is co-author, with Dennis Deletant, of Colloquial Romanian, 3rd edition (Routledge, 2002). Her research interests include ethnography, cultural identities, sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics.

About the Series

Routledge Essential Grammars

Essential Grammars describe clearly and succinctly the core rules of each language and are up-to-date and practical reference guides to the most important aspects of languages used by contemporary native speakers. They are designed for elementary to intermediate learners and present an accessible description of the language, focusing on the real patterns of use today.
Essential Grammars are a reference source for the learner and user of the language, irrespective of level, setting out the complexities of the language in short, readable sections that are clear and free from jargon.
Essential Grammars are ideal either for independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types.

All Essential Grammars are available as inspection copies.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Slavic Languages (Other)
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Grammar & Punctuation