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.
Catalan An Essential Grammar
Dutch An Essential Grammar
North Sámi An Essential Grammar
Greek: An Essential Grammar
Norwegian: An Essential Grammar
Finnish: An Essential Grammar
Turkish: An Essential Grammar
Thai: An Essential Grammar
By Nicolau Dols, Richard Mansell
February 24, 2017
Catalan: An Essential Grammar is a concise and convenient guide to the basic grammatical structure of Catalan. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging Grammar uses clear explanations and sets out the complexities of Catalan in short, readable sections clarified...
By William Z. Shetter, Esther Ham
May 12, 2016
Now in its 10th edition, Dutch: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of modern Dutch as it is used by native speakers. Features include: A brand new chapter on negation; A user-friendly style to ensure all elements of the language that are of particular ...
By Lily Kahn, Riitta-Liisa Valijärvi
February 20, 2017
North Sámi: An Essential Grammar is the most up-to-date work on North Sámi grammar to be published in English. The book provides: a clear and comprehensive overview of modern Sámi grammar including examples drawn from authentic texts of various genres. a systematic order of topics beginning ...
By David Holton, Peter Mackridge, Irene Philippaki-Warburton
November 04, 2015
Greek: An Essential Grammar is a concise and user-friendly reference guide to modern Greek. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language in short, readable sections. Explanations are clear and supported by examples throughout. This new edition has been revised and updated to ...
By ÅAse-Berit Strandskogen, Rolf Strandskogen
December 20, 1994
Norwegian: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of contemporary Norwegian as used by native speakers. The Grammar presents a fresh and accessible description of the language. Explanations are clear, free from jargon and often accompanied by exercises. The book ...
By Fred Karlsson
May 07, 2015
This thoroughly revised third edition of Finnish: An Essential Grammar is grounded in fundamental insights of modern linguistics and incorporates some of the latest achievements in the description of written and spoken Finnish. It gives a systematic account of the structures of the written language...
By Asli Göksel, Celia Kerslake
November 22, 2010
Turkish: An Essential Grammar is a concise, user-friendly guide to the most important structures of contemporary Turkish. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations offering practical guidance on understanding and ...
By David Smyth
December 05, 2013
This second edition of Thai: An Essential Grammar provides an up-to-date and concise reference guide to Thai grammar. Using clear, jargon-free explanations, it sets out the complexities of Thai in short, readable sections and presents an accessible description of the language. Focus is kept on ...
By Young-Key Kim-Renaud
June 26, 2009
Korean: An Essential Grammar is a concise and convenient guide to the basic grammatical structure of standard Korean. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging Grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations and sets out the complexities of Korean in short, ...
By George Hewitt
August 21, 2013
This is the first learner's grammar of this fascinating language to appear for many years.The Grammar presents the language in the form of dialogues and reading passages. Full attention is given to the script reproduction and recognition, pronunciation, lexis and individual points of grammar. There...
By Rama Kant Agnihotri
July 17, 2007
This text provides a reader-friendly guide to the structural patterns of modern standard Hindi. Ideal for both independent learners and classroom students alike, this book covers the essentials of Hindi grammar in readable, jargon-free sections. Key features include: sections on the speech ...
By Carol H. Rounds
August 08, 2001
This user-friendly guide to modern Hungarian clearly introduces the most important structures of this fascinating language. Suitable for beginning, intermediate and advanced students, it can be used by those studying independently or following a taught course. Topics include:* verbal prefixes* ...