Latvian: An Essential Grammar

By Dace Praulinš

© 2012 – Routledge

254 pages

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pub: 2012-03-06
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About the Book

Latvian: An Essential Grammar is a concise, user-friendly guide to the basic grammatical structures of Latvian. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations to set out the complexities of Latvian in short, readable sections.

Key features include:

  • clear grammar explanations
  • frequent use of authentic examples
  • pronunciation guide, bibliography and subject index.

This is the ideal reference source both for those studying Latvian independently and for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types to back up their studies.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Pronunciation and orthography Chapter 3: Nouns Chapter 4: Pronouns Chapter 5: Adjectives Chapter 6: Adverbs Chapter 7: Numerals and quantifiers Chapter 8: Verbs Chapter 9: Prepositions Chapter 10: Conjunctions Chapter 11: Cases Chapter 12: Syntax and Pronunciation

About the Author

Dace Praulinš started teaching Latvian History, Culture, Society and Language at the University of Glasgow in 2006 following three decades in language teaching. She has taught English to speakers of other languages in the UK, Germany and Latvia. She has also taught German and French.

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.

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