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Title: Danish: An Essential Grammar
Subtitle: 2nd Edition
Written By: Tom Lundskaer-Nielsen
Philip Holmesc
URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415496896/
Series Title: Essential Grammars
Description:

"Danish: An Essential Grammar" is a reference guide to the most important
aspects of current Danish as it is used by native speakers.

It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, focusing on
those areas of Danish that pose particular problems for English speakers
but at the same time providing a broad general account of the language.

The Grammar is the ideal source of reference for the learner of Danish in
the early and middle stages. It is suitable for independent study or for
students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types.

This new edition has been fully updated to reflect changes in current
language use and recent cultural developments. Features include:

-clear, jargon-free explanations

-many tables and diagrams for extra clarity

-separate glossary of linguistic and grammatical terms

-detailed index with key Danish and English words

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Language Learning
Subject Language(s): Danish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415496889
Pages: 268
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ISBN-13: 9780415496896
Pages: 268
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