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Title: Latvian: An Essential Grammar
Written By: Dace Praulinš
Series Title: Essential Grammars

"Latvian: An Essential Grammar" is a concise, user-friendly guide to the basic
grammatical structures of Latvian. Presenting a fresh and accessible
description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear, jargon-free
explanations to set out the complexities of Latvian in short, readable sections.

Key features include:

-clear grammar explanations
-frequent use of authentic examples
-pronunciation guide, bibliography and subject index.

This is the ideal reference source both for those studying Latvian independently
and for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types
to back up their studies.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Latvian
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9780203124420
Pages: 254
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415576918
Pages: 254
Prices: U.S. $ 85.00
U.K. £ 150.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415576925
Pages: 254
Prices: U.K. £ 44.95
U.S. $ 24.99