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Title: Turkish: An Essential Grammar
Written By: Asli Göksel
Celia Kerslake
Series Title: Essential Grammars

"Turkish: An Essential Grammar" is a concise, user-friendly guide to the
most important structures of contemporary Turkish.

Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this
engaging grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations offering practical
guidance on understanding and constructing words and sentences correctly.

Key features include:

*pronunciation guide
*clear grammatical explanations
*frequent use of examples from colloquial and formal speech, accompanied by
*illustrative tables and a series of appendices to complement the explanations
*full glossary of grammatical terms

With numerous language examples bringing grammar to life, this truly
essential reference work will prove invaluable to all students looking to
master the patterns of modern Turkish, which are often very different from
those in English or other European languages.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Documentation
Language Acquisition
Language Learning
Subject Language(s): Turkish
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9780203883303
Pages: 348
Prices: U.K. £ 24.99
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415462686
Pages: 348
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415462693
Pages: 348
Prices: U.S. $ 39.95
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