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Vietnamese: An Essential Grammar is a concise and user-friendly reference guide to modern Vietnamese. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language in short, readable sections.
The final section covers pronunciation, providing an introduction to the syllable structure of Vietnamese, and highlighting common errors made by English-speaking learners. Accompanying audio tracks for this chapter are available at www.routledge.com/9781138210707.
Vietnamese: An Essential Grammar is ideal for learners involved in independent study and for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types.
Preface. Introduction. 1 Nouns, noun phrases and their components 2 Verbs, verb phrases and their components 3 Adjectives, adjective phrases and their components 4 Word-formation 5 Sentences 6 Problem words, phrases and constructions. Glossary of Grammatical Terms. Grammar Index. 7 Pronunciation. Glossary of Phonetic Terms
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Essential Grammars are ideal either for independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types.
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