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Polish an Essential Grammar

Author : Dana Bielec
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Polish: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of current Polish as it is used by native speakers. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, focusing on genuine patterns of use in the modern language. The Grammar is the ideal reference work for the learner and user of Polish. It is suitable for both independent study and for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult education classes. Features include: * preliminary section on the Polish alphabet * up-to-date examples * comprehensive index The complexities of Polish are set out in short, readable sections. Explanations contain minimal jargon and emphasis has been placed on those areas of Polish that pose particular problems for the English-speaking student.

Polish An Essential Grammar

Author : Dana Bielec
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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: 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 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. Two companion books, Basic Polish: A Grammar and Workbook and Intermediate Polish: A Grammar and Workbook, provide more detailed practice in the language.

Basic Polish

Author : Dana Bielec
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Basic Polish presents concise explanations of grammar with related exercises, to build confidence in using the modern language. Assuming no previous knowledge of Polish, its step-by-step approach guarantees the reader a thorough grounding in the basics of its grammar. Each of the forty units introduces a particular grammar point and provides a variety of exercises to enable the student to practice what they have learnt. Features include: * notes on the Polish alphabet, pronunciation and stress * full answer key to all exercises * Polish-English glossary. Dana Bielec is the author of the popular Polish: An Essential Grammar, also published by Routledge.

Polish A Comprehensive Grammar

Author : Iwona Sadowska
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Polish: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to the grammar system for intermediate to advanced learners of Polish. It presents an accessible and systematic description of the language, focusing on real patterns of use in contemporary Polish. The Grammar is a comprehensive work and an invaluable resource for students and anyone interested in linguistics and the way modern Polish works. Features include: coverage of all parts of speech full cross referencing well selected and illuminating examples. The book is organised in such a way to promote a thorough understanding of Polish at all levels of structure; the sound system, formation of word and phrases and sentence construction. It offers a stimulating analysis of the complexities of the language, providing clear explanations and examples of each point. Polish: A Comprehensive Grammar is the essential reference work on Polish grammar for all learners and users of the language.

Intermediate Polish

Author : Dana Bielec
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Intermediate Polish is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex language. Each unit combines clear, concise grammar explanations with examples and exercises to help build confidence and fluency. Features include: * focus on areas of particular confusion such as verbs that are difficult to translate and nouns made from numbers * comprehensive glossary of grammatical terms * reference list of over 250 Polish verbs * full key to all exercises. Suitable for independent learners and students on taught courses, Intermediate Polish, together with its sister volume, Basic Polish, forms a structured course in the essentials of Polish. Dana Bielec is the author of the popular Polish: An Essential Grammar, as well as Basic Polish: A Grammar and Workbook, both published by Routledge.

Polish Verbs Essentials of Grammar Second Edition

Author : Oscar Swan
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Sharpen your Polish verb and grammar skills with this all-in-one resource In addition to providing essential concepts regarding verbs and grammar, Polish Verbs & Essentials of Grammar also includes an index of the 500 most popular verbs. This book contains a multitude of examples employing contemporary language to give you a taste of the language in real-life situations. Each unit focuses on a single verbal or grammatical concept, providing concise yet comprehensive explanations.

Polish Tutor

Author : Joanna Michalak-Gray
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By studying and practicing Polish grammar you'll understand how the language really works and be able to speak Polish with clarity and ease. This Polish workbook offers a range of clear and effective learning features. Maps from A1 to B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages 200 activities across a range of grammar and vocabulary points Introduces Polish script throughout Unique visual verb tenses timeline and infographics for extra context Personal tutor hints and tips - help you to understand language rules and culture points Learn to learn section offers tips and advice on how to be a good language learner

Polish For Dummies

Author : Daria Gabryanczyk
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Outlines basic Polish grammar, and offers useful words, expressions, and simplified dialogue.

Modern German Grammar

Author : Ruth Whittle
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Announcing an innovative, new, practical reference grammar, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. It is the ideal reference grammar at advanced secondary level and above.

Thai An Essential Grammar

Author : David Smyth
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This second edition of Thai: An Essential Grammar provides an up-to-date and concise reference guide to Thai grammar. Using clear, jargon-free explanations, it sets out the complexities of Thai in short, readable sections and presents an accessible description of the language. Focus is kept on the real patterns of use today and grammar forms are demonstrated through a wide range of relevant examples. No prior knowledge is assumed on the part of the reader. Features include: Coverage of crucial topics, such as sentence particles, negation, questions and quantification Examples given in both Thai script and romanised transliteration Pronunciation section Guidance on speech conventions and the Thai writing system Glossary of grammatical terms Two appendices covering Romanisation systems and three key verbs Bibliography This unique reference work will prove invaluable to all learners looking to master the grammar of Thai. It is ideal either for independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types.

Compendium of the World s Languages

Author : George L. Campbell
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This third edition of Compendium of the World’s Languages has been thoroughly revised to provide up-to-date and accurate descriptions of a wide selection of natural language systems. All cultural and historical notes as well as statistical data have been checked, updated and in many cases expanded. Presenting an even broader range of languages and language families, including new coverage of Australian aboriginal languages and expanded treatment of North American and African languages, this new edition offers a total of 342 entries over nearly 2000 pages. Key features include: Complete rewriting, systematization and regularisation of the phonology sections Provision of IPA symbol grids arranged by articulatory feature and by alphabetic resemblance to facilitate use of the new phonology sections Expansion of morphology descriptions for most major languages Provision of new illustrative text samples Addition of a glossary of technical terms and an expanded bibliography Comparative tables of the numerals 1-10 in a representative range of languages, and also grouped by family Drawing upon a wealth of recent developments and research in language typology and broadened availability of descriptive data, this new incarnation of George Campbell’s astounding Compendium brings a much-loved survey emphatically into the twenty-first century for a new generation of readers. Scholarly, comprehensive and highly accessible, Compendium of the World’s Languages remains the ideal reference for all interested linguists and professionals alike.

Portuguese An Essential Grammar

Author : Amelia P. Hutchinson
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A practical reference guide to the most important aspects of modern European and Brazilian Portuguese, it presents a fresh and accessible description of the language combining and function-based grammar.

Spanish An Essential Grammar

Author : Peter T Bradley
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Spanish: An Essential Grammar is a concise and user-friendly reference guide to the most important aspects of Spanish. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language that combines traditional and function-based grammar. The book sets out the complexities of Spanish in short, readable sections, and explanations are clear and free from jargon. The Grammar is the ideal reference source for the learner and user of Spanish. It is suitable for either independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types. Features include: * clear distinctions between the essential and basic aspects of Spanish grammar and those that are more complex * full use of authentic examples * easy to understand explanations of areas that customarily pose problems for English speakers * detailed contents list and index for easy access to information.

Polish Phrase Book

Author : Simple Language Learning
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Did you know that all Polish women's first names end with the vowel "a", except for the ones with foreign origin? If you are reading this, you have probably made an important, life-changing decision to learn a foreign language. Poland has around 38 million Polish speakers but many immigrants in countries such as the USA, UK, Germany, Norway or Ireland are Polish. The Polish Community Abroad includes, for example, more than one million Poles in the UK and nearly one million in the States. So your decision to learn Polish will definitely pay off! In this book, you will learn all the important phrases you'll need for your trip to Poland and for communicating with Polish people. You will also get an explanation when it comes to grammar and pronunciation so you know the basics. This book covers many different areas and topics, so you have everything in one package. You'll find phrases for finding accommodations, getting along in the city, speaking to strangers, shopping and much more. Along with learning the language, you will also discover the Polish culture-a very close yet completely different world. In this book, you'll get phrases for: Greetings and Basic Everyday Expressions Transportation Accommodation Different Kinds of Shopping - From Food to Clothes Asking For and Expressing Opinion At the Doctor's Entertainment And much, much more! So if you want to learn the Polish language fast and also get a collection of the most useful Polish phrases, then scroll up and click the "add to cart" button!

Say it in Polish

Author : Victor Raysman
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Polish Reference Grammar

Author : Maria Z. Brooks
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Mastering Polish Words

Author : Language Equipped Travelers
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Would you like to learn Polish, but you don't know where to start? Does the Polish language and the complexity of its grammar and pronunciation make you feel overwhelmed? If you answered "yes" to these questions, you are not alone. Many people today would like to acquire a new language, at least at a decent level. Yet, they lack motivation since the process of learning seems to be demanding and time-consuming. Many of them get lost before they have even started. If you have experienced such problems with learning Polish, here is some great news! You are about to get started and learn the essential Polish words that will give you the foundations of the language. This book will not introduce you to grammatical concepts or complex sentences. Instead, it will make you taste the Polish language and move you towards your goal. You will acquire the essential vocabulary word by word. Each word will be translated into English and placed in the context of a sentence. The sentence will be translated into English too. And that is it! No grammar, no boring and long exercises - just words! Here is the basic structure of the book: The first chapter will present the core of the Polish language - the alphabet, numbers, and basic expressions like hi or bye. In the next chapter, you will get a minimal amount of theory. You will learn some differences between Polish and English. Here you will notice some grammar bits. As soon as you get to know them, you will process the new words faster and more efficiently. The third chapter will present the most commonly used Polish words. They will be accompanied by an English translation and a sentence (also with an English translation). The subsequent chapters will present Polish words taken from a particular context. They will be used in a sentence that may be useful in a specific situation (e. g. at a restaurant, hotel, airport, school, workplace). Each chapter with specific words will contain a short vocabulary quiz at the end. So what are you waiting for? Get started today by clicking the "add to cart" button!

A very Short Introduction to Beginning Polish Grammar

Author : Jack J. Hutchens
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Essential Portuguese Grammar Teach Yourself

Author : Sue Tyson-Ward
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Essential Portuguese Grammar will help you get more out of your study of Portuguese. Essential Portuguese Grammar is an up-to-date introduction to Portuguese grammar. You don't need to know a lot about grammar before you start. Everything is explained simply and there are lots of examples to illustrate each point. Unlike more traditional grammars, Essential Portuguese Grammar is structured so that you can look up language forms according to what you want to say, even if you don't know the grammatical term for them. If you already know some grammar, then you can use the 'reference grammar' section at the back of the book to look up the points you need. The course consists of 46 units illustrating the various uses to which the language can be put, for example, giving instructions or talking about the recent past. The more traditional reference grammar deals with grammatical structures, such as the imperative or the perfect tense. All grammatical terms are explained in the glossary at the back of the book. Each unit contains exercises for you to practise what you have learnt and there is a key at the back of the book for you to check your answers. The new page design in this edition means that the book is even easier to use and the main headings are in English so that you can find your way around the book quickly. This edition contains a 'taking it further' section which will direct you to further sources of real Portuguese. Essential Portuguese Grammar will help you to understand and manipulate Portuguese grammar with confidence because: - you need no prior knowledge of grammatical terminology to use it; - the approach is accessible and supportive; - the examples are clear and in context; - exercises help you practise every point. Now in a brand new edition with new, easy-to-follow page design:

Hammer s German Grammar and Usage

Author : Martin Durrell
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Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, HAMMER'S GERMAN GRAMMAR AND USAGEprovides you with a complete guide to German as it is written and spoken today. This new edition includes: -concise descriptions of the main grammatical phenomena of German and their use -examples of grammar taken from contemporary German, helping you to understand the underlying grammatical principles more quickly -invaluable guidance on pronunciation and the German accent -discussion of new words from English roots such as 'zertweeten' ('to tweet'), helping you to communicate in German as used by Germans today -clarification on the spelling reform and current spellings of German, thus increasing your confidence while writing and reading in German. Praised for its clear layout and lucid explanations, this new edition distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal, and offers you a combination of reference grammar and manual of current usage that you will find invaluable, whether a student or a teacher, at intermediate or advanced level.