LINGUIST List 14.1699

Mon Jun 16 2003

Books: Language Description, Welsh: King

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  1. jleppig, Modern Welsh: King

Message 1: Modern Welsh: King

Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 14:06:16 +0000
From: jleppig <>
Subject: Modern Welsh: King

Title: Modern Welsh
Subtitle: A Comprehensive Grammar
Series Title: Routledge Grammars
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)		 
Author: Gareth King				

Paperback: ISBN: 0415282705, Pages: 403, Price: 32.95


This new expanded edition of Modern Welsh is the ideal reference
source for all speakers and learners of Welsh, suitable for use in
schools, colleges, universities and adult classes at all
levels. Focusing on contemporary spoken Welsh, this new enlarged
edition features a substantial new function-based section, explaining
and exemplifying a wide range of sentence and phrase patterns. Notes
on variations between dialects and between spoken and formal written
forms have also been expanded.

The Grammar presents the complexities of Welsh in a concise and
readable form. Common grammatical patterns and parts of speech are
discussed in detail, and extensive cross-references make the book
comprehensive and easy to use.

Features include
*full use of authentic examples
*particular attention to areas of confusion and difficulty
*extensive index and cross referencing
*notes on variation between dialects and on formal written language.

Lingfield(s): Language Description
Subject Language(s): Welsh (Language code: WLS)

Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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