Basic Irish: A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Nancy Stenson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134129254

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 6869

Basic Irish: A Grammar and Workbook provides a jargon-free introduction to the most commonly used grammatical structures within the Irish language. Focusing on the repeated use of grammatical patterns, this Workbook develops an understanding of the structures presented, making the forms familiar and automatic for learners. This user-friendly workbook includes: terminology introduced and explained with multiple examples exercises in the grammatical forms introduced in the text translation exercises an exercise key.

Basic Irish

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Nancy Stenson

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 041541041X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 246

View: 7363

"This workbook presents twenty-five individual grammar points in realistic contexts, providing a grammatical approach which will allow students not already familiar with these structures to become accustomed to their use. Grammar points are followed by examples and exercises allowing students to reinforce and consolidate their learning. Basic Irish provides an ideal introduction to the modern language, with insights into the related culture. For use in the classroom, or for the independent learner, this workbook enables the student to communicate accurately and effectively in a wide variety of situations." --from back cover.

Basic Persian

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Saeed Yousef,Hayedeh Torabi

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136283889

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

View: 8682

Basic Persian: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. This book presents twenty grammar units, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Persian. Grammar points are followed by multiple examples and exercises which allow students to reinforce and consolidate their learning. Key features include: Clear, accessible format Many useful language examples Jargon-free explanations of grammar Abundant exercises with full answer key A glossary of Persian-English terms Subject index Rigorous yet engaging, Basic Persian is suitable for both class use and independent study, making it an ideal grammar reference and practiceresource for beginners and students with some knowledge of the language.

Basic Korean

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Andrew Sangpil Byon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135974632

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 4792

Korean: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. This workbook presents twenty-five individual grammar points in lively and realistic contexts, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Korean. Grammar points are followed by examples and exercises which allow students to reinforce and consolidate their learning. Basic Korean is suitable for both class use as well as independent study. Key features include: abundant exercises with full answer key all Korean entries presented in Hangul with English translations glossary of grammatical terms. Clearly presented and user-friendly, Basic Korean provides readers with the essential tools to express themselves in a wide variety of situations, making it an ideal grammar reference and practice resource for both beginners and students with some knowledge of the language. Andrew Sangpil Byon is Assistant Professor at the State University of New York at Albany, where he teaches courses in Korean language and civilization.

Basic Swedish

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Ian Hinchliffe,Philip Holmes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351169661

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 184

View: 9404

Basic Swedish: A Grammar and Workbook combines an accessible basic reference grammar and related exercises in one volume, and covers most of the topics that students might expect to deal with in their first year of learning Swedish. Each of the 25 units discusses one or more grammar topics, with examples that are subsequently practised in the exercises that follow. The book introduces the contemporary language against a backdrop of Swedish culture, society, geography, customs and history. Each unit ends with a cultural text that outlines an aspect of Swedish culture and exemplifies and consolidates the grammar topic examined in the unit. Features include: clear grammatical explanations with examples in Swedish and English vocabulary based on a major corpus of written Swedish in order to guarantee authenticity and relevance cross-references to other units over 100 exercises with a key to all the correct answers full vocabulary list at the end of the book. The book is suitable both for independent study and for class use. It can be used by absolute beginners and those who have advanced a little further.

Basic Cantonese

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Virginia Yip,Stephen Matthews,

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134650612

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 3106

This Grammar and Workbook is ideal for learners of Cantonese wishing to take their knowledge of the language beyond the elementary level. Its twenty-eight units highlight the key building blocks of sentence structure and comprise a structured introduction to essential grammar points. Each unit also features exercises, focusing on the communicative language, devised to perfect the students knowledge of these grammar points. Its clear presentation and lack of jargon mean that it can be used in conjunction with a language course or for independent study. It will also prove invaluable for revision and reference. Featuring an introduction to the language, full key to exercises and a glossary of grammatical terms, the Grammar and Workbook provides a firm foundation on which to build proficiency and confidence in speaking, reading and writing Cantonese.

Basic Arabic

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Waheed Samy,Leila Samy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317908279

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 358

View: 8883

Basic Arabic: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar with related exercises in a single volume. This book presents 51 units, covering the key grammar points which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Arabic. Examples and exercises are provided throughout, allowing students to reinforce and consolidate their learning. Key features include: Clear, accessible format Many useful language examples Jargon-free explanations of grammar Abundant exercises with full answer key Subject index Clearly presented and user-friendly, Basic Arabic is an ideal grammar reference and practice resource for both beginners and students with some knowledge of the language. It is suitable for both class use and independent study.

Basic Italian

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Stella Peyronel,Ian Higgins

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415347174

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 194

View: 6091

Introducing Italian culture and people through the medium of the language used today, Basic Italian: A Grammar and Workbook provides readers with the basic tools to express themselves in a wide variety of situations. Presenting twenty-three individual grammar points in lively and realistic contexts, Basic Italian is an accessible reference grammar with related exercises in one, easy to follow volume. Each unit consists of jargon-free explanations and comparisons with English, which focus upon the more common difficulties experienced by learners of Italian. Features include: * contemporary examples in both Italian and English * grammar tables for easy reference * full exercise answer key * glossary of grammatical terms. Basic Italian is the ideal reference and practice book for beginners, as well as for students with some knowledge of the language.

Irish Grammar Book

Author: Nollaig Mac Congáil

Publisher: Clo Iar-Chonnachta

ISBN: 9781902420493

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 222

View: 4927

A grammar book in English based on the grammatical principles presented in Niall O Dónaill's Irish-English dictionary. The rules of Irish grammar are presented here in a clear, easy-to-understand manner

Basic German

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Heiner Schenke,Anna Miell,Karen Seago

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317658183

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 214

View: 8824

Basic German: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. The book introduces German people and culture through the medium of the language used today, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first years of learning German. Each of the 29 units presents one or more related grammar topics, illustrated by examples which serve as models for the exercises that follow. These wide-ranging and varied exercises enable the student to master each grammar point thoroughly. Features include: • Clear grammatical explanations with examples in both English and German • Authentic language samples from a range of media • Checklists at the end of each unit to reinforce key points • Cross-referencing to other grammar chapters • Full exercise answer key • ‘Did you know?’ sections with extra learning tips on specific grammar points and insights into current usage of German • Glossary of grammatical terms The new edition has been thoroughly revised, including more varied exercises for practice, and grammar points have been reformulated to use a more learner-centred approach. Suitable for independent study and for class use, Basic German: A Grammar and Workbook is the ideal reference and practice book for beginners, as well as for students with some knowledge of the language.

Intermediate Irish: A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Nancy Stenson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113412919X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 6360

Intermediate Irish is a jargon-free workbook examining the most commonly used grammatical structures within the Irish language. Focusing on the repeated use of grammatical patterns, the Grammar develops an understanding of the structures presented, making the forms familiar and automatic for learners. This user-friendly workbook includes: terminology introduced and explained with multiple examples exercises in the grammatical forms introduced in the text translation exercises an exercise key.

Intensive Basic Latin

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Jean-François Mondon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317579402

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 322

View: 8890

Intensive Basic Latin: A Grammar and Workbook comprises a dynamic reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. The book presents forty individual grammar points, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Latin. Grammar points are followed by contextualised examples and exercises which allow students to reinforce and consolidate their learning. There is a particular emphasis throughout on familiarising students with real, unadulterated Latin and the task of teasing information from the Latin via translations. To this end, there are matching exercises with unedited Latin excerpts and rough English translations in the chapters, encouraging students to take a hands-on approach in their learning. In addition to this, a short reading relating to the adventures of Hercules is presented at the end of almost every chapter; these readings, which become progressively more complex, give the course a strong sense of narrative cohesion and interest and provide students with opportunities to develop their comprehension and translation skills. Key features include: Clear, accessible format and jargon-free explanations of grammar Many useful language examples Abundant and varied exercises with full answer key Controlled usage of vocabulary throughout, allowing students to concentrate on building up their grammatical knowledge Review chapters at intervals throughout the text, providing exercises specially designed to consolidate knowledge of language points covered Useful English-Latin and Latin-English glossaries at the back of the book Written by an experienced instructor, Intensive Basic Latin: A Grammar and Workbook is an ideal resource for beginning students of Latin. It can be used as a textbook, grammar reference and practice resource and is suitable both for class use and independent study.

Basic Dutch: A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Jenneke A. Oosterhoff

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135975531

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

View: 845

Basic Dutch: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. This Workbook presents twenty-five individual grammar points in realistic contexts, providing a grammatical approach which will allow students not already familiar with these structures to become accustomed to their use. Grammar points are followed by examples and exercises allowing students to reinforce and consolidate their learning. Suitable for class use or self-study, Basic Dutch introduces Dutch culture and people through the medium of the language used today, providing students with the basic tools to express themselves in a wide variety of situations. Features include: useful exercises and a full answer key grammar tables for easy reference frequent comparative references to English grammar an appendix of irregular verbs an index of grammatical terms.

Basic Chinese

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Po-ching Yip,Don Rimmington

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0415472164

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 370

View: 7376

'Very well structured and clearly explained' - Dr Kan Qian, The Open University, UK Basic Chinese introduces the essentials of Chinese syntax. Each of the 25 units deals with a particular grammatical point and provides associated exercises. Features include: a clear, accessible format many useful language examples jargon-free explanations of grammar ample drills and exercises a full key to exercises. All Chinese entries are presented in both Pinyin romanization and Chinese characters, and are accompanied, in most cases, by English translations to facilitate self-tuition as well as classroom teaching in both spoken and written Chinese. Basic Chinese is designed for students new to the language. Together with its sister volume, Intermediate Chinese, it forms a compendium of the essentials of Chinese syntax.

Basic Polish

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Dana Bielec

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317624378

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 1602

Basic Polish presents concise explanations of grammar with related exercises, to build confidence in using the modern language. Assuming no previous knowledge of Polish, the book’s step-by-step approach guarantees a thorough grounding in the basics of grammar. Each of the forty units introduces particular grammar points. Clear and concise explanations are supported by a wide range of examples and exercises to allow students to practise and consolidate their learning. Later units also reinforce material taught in earlier ones. Key features include: clear, accessible format many useful language examples jargon-free explanations of grammar abundant exercises with a full answer key notes on the Polish alphabet, pronunciation and stress Polish-English vocabulary subject index. This second edition has been revised to include updated examples and explanations. It also offers five new appendices containing a comprehensive summary of grammar functions, guidance on studying an inflected language, and helpful information on question words, the important verbs być and mieć and perfective and imperfective verb aspects. Written by an experienced language teacher and author, Basic Polish is the ideal introduction to the structures and expressions most widely used in spoken and written Polish. It is suitable for both independent use and classroom study.

Intermediate German

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Anna Miell,Heiner Schenke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134454279

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

View: 1799

Intermediate German is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and now wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the units combines concise grammar explanations with examples and exercises to help build confidence and fluency. Features include: clear explanations of the similarities and differences in English and German grammar authentic language examples from a range of contemporary media checklists at the end of each unit for consolidation full cross-referencing throughout extra tips on language learning and learning specific grammar points. Suitable for students learning with or without a teacher, Intermediate German, together with its sister volume, Basic German, forms a structured course of the essentials of German grammar.

Basic Russian

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: John Murray,Sarah Smyth

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136764720

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

View: 7564

Designed for students with a basic knowledge of Russian, this book provides an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. Across more than forty grammar topics it introduces the student to Russian people and culture through the medium of the language used today, covering the core material which the student would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Russian. Complete with a full key to exercises and glossary, Basic Russian is a user-friendly reference grammar suitable for both independent study and class use.

Colloquial Irish

The Complete Course for Beginners

Author: Thomas Ihde,Maire Ni Neachtain,Roslyn Blyn-LaDrew,John Gillen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317305280

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 261

View: 9562

Specially written by experienced teachers, this easy to use and completely up-to-date course provides a step-by-step approach to spoken and written Irish with no prior knowledge of the language required. What makes Colloquial Irish your best choice in personal language learning? emphasis on the language of East Connemara, with a clear pronunciation guide and an appendix on dialectal differences within Irish stimulating exercises with lively illustrations effective combination of language points, dialogues and cultural information Irish/English and English/Irish word lists. By the end of this rewarding course you will be able to communicate confidently and effectively in Irish in a broad range of everyday situations. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download freely in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.

Irish-English English-Irish Easy Reference Dictionary

Author: Educational Company of Ireland

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1568332033

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 480

View: 7727

This learner's dictionary guides students and other users through the intricacies of the Irish language. 24,500 entries Modern and up-to-date reference dictionary with over 1,600 new terms Clear layout with headwords in color Handy phrases throughtout illustrating word usage Lists of counties and towns of Ireland as well as countries and cities of the world Invaluable sections on modern Irish grammar

Intermediate Dutch: A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Jenneke A. Oosterhoff

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135975469

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 6081

Intermediate Dutch is designed for learners who have achieved a basic proficiency and wish to refine their knowledge of grammatical structures. This Workbook, along with its companion volume Basic Dutch, provides clear and concise summaries of the essential points of Dutch grammar as well as opportunities to practice using the structures of the language. Building on the lessons of Basic Dutch, each of the twenty-four units presents a grammatical topic with an introduction and overview, followed by contextualized exercises to reinforce learning. Features include: a clear accessible format many useful language examples abundant exercises with a full answer key frequent references to English grammar an appendix on irregular verbs an index of grammatical keywords. Suitable for independent learners and students on taught courses, Intermediate Dutch, together with its sister volume Basic Dutch, forms a structured course in the essentials of Dutch grammar.