Danish: An Essential Grammar by Tom Lundskaer-nielsenDanish: An Essential Grammar by Tom Lundskaer-nielsen

Danish: An Essential Grammar

byTom Lundskaer-nielsen, Philip HolmesEditorTom Lundskaer-nielsen

Paperback | May 25, 2011

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Danish: An Essential Grammaris 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.

TheGrammaris 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
Tom Lundsk'Nielsenis Senior Lecturer in Danish at University College London, UK.Philip Holmesis Reader Emeritus in Scandinavian Studies at the University of Hull, UK, and is now a freelance translator.
Title:Danish: An Essential GrammarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.25 × 6.15 × 0.65 inPublished:May 25, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415496896

ISBN - 13:9780415496896

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Table of Contents

Preface. Symbols and abbreviations used in the text.  1. Pronunciation  2. Nouns  3. Adjectives  4. Numerals  5. Pronouns  6. Verbs  7. Adverbs  8. Prepositions  9. Interjections  10. Conjunctions  11. Word order and clause structure  12. Word formation  13. Orthography  14. Punctuation Linguistic terms  Danish, Latin and English linguistic terms.  Short bibliography.  Index

Editorial Reviews

'The volume is characterised by simplicity and practicality; the authors generalise appropriately, retaining the best, and there are many, aspects of a measured atomistic approach - an approach due for revivial.' - Forum for Modern Language Studies