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Title: Polish: An Essential Grammar, 2nd Edition
Written By: Dana Bielec
URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415595599/
Series Title: Essential Grammars
Description:

"Polish: An Essential Grammar" is a user-friendly guide to all the
important structures of this fascinating language. Presenting a fresh and
accessible description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear,
jargon-free explanations and sets out the complexities of Polish in short,
readable sections.

Key features include:

-a new chapter on studying an inflected language, including detailed
analysis of a typical text

-comprehensive descriptions of the parts of speech covered

-information presented clearly and logically in table form

-a wealth of real-life examples

-nine clearly-presented appendices.

This grammar is an invaluable asset to anyone wishing to master the Polish
language as it is spoken today.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Polish
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ISBN-13: 9780415595582
Pages: 430
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