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Vietnamese

An Essential Grammar, 1st Edition

By Binh Ngo

Routledge

432 pages | 8 B/W Illus.

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Description

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.

Features include:

  • clear and up-to-date examples of modern usage
  • special attention to those points which often cause problems to English-speaking learners
  • Vietnamese/English comparisons and contrasts highlighted throughout.

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.

Table of Contents

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

About the Author

Binh Ngo is the Director of the Vietnamese Language Program in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University, USA.

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:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Vietnamese
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism