LINGUIST List 23.3066

Sun Jul 15 2012

Books: Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Language: Holton, Mackridge, Philippaki-Warburton, Spyropoulos

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Date: 09-Jul-2012
From: Tara Thomas <tara.thomastaylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Language: Holton, Mackridge, Philippaki-Warburton, Spyropoulos
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Title: Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Language Subtitle: 2nd Edition Series Title: Comprehensive Grammars Published: 2012 Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Book URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415592024/

Author: David Holton Author: Peter Mackridge Author: Irene Philippaki-Warburton Author: Vassilios Spyropoulos Electronic: ISBN: 9780203802380 Pages: Price: ---- Hardback: ISBN: 9780415598019 Pages: 648 Price: U.K. £ 85.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415598019 Pages: 648 Price: U.S. $ 150.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415592024 Pages: 648 Price: U.S. $ 71.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415592024 Pages: 648 Price: U.K. £ 42.99
Abstract:

"Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Language" has becomefirmly established as the leading reference guide to modern Greek grammar.With its detailed treatment of all grammatical structures, its analysis of thecomplexities of the language and its particular attention to areas of confusionand difficulty, it is the first truly comprehensive grammar of the language tobe produced. It provides a study of the real patterns of use in contemporaryGreek

This second edition continues to focus on the Greek spoken and written bynative speakers today. Taking account of recent changes to the Greeklanguage, this new edition features:

-Significantly expanded material on many areas, including syntax andphonology

-A new chapter on derivational morphology and other word formationprocesses including compounding and acronym formation

-Examples drawn from everyday spoken usage as well as official, journalisticand online discourse, such as newspapers, blogs and discussion groups

-A significantly expanded index of English terms and Greek words and arevised glossary of terms.

The Grammar will be an essential reference source for the adult learner anduser of Greek. It is ideal for independent study and for use in schools,colleges, universities and adult classes, up to an advanced level.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics                             Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Greek, Modern (ell)
Written In: English (eng)

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