Finnish: An Essential Grammar by Fred KarlssonFinnish: An Essential Grammar by Fred Karlsson

Finnish: An Essential Grammar

byFred KarlssonEditorFred Karlsson

Hardcover | October 5, 1999

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This thoroughly revised third edition ofFinnish: An Essential Grammaris grounded in fundamental insights of modern linguistics and incorporates some of the latest achievements in the description of written and spoken Finnish. It gives a systematic account of the structures of the written language and offers increased attention to the key characteristics of present-day colloquial Finnish. No prior knowledge is assumed on the part of the reader and grammatical rules are clearly explained without jargon.

Features of this new edition include:

• pronunciation guide, including the tendencies in present-day colloquial Finnish

• thorough descriptions of morphology (word structure) and syntax (sentence structure)

• clear rules and an abundance of concrete examples, from both written and colloquial Finnish

• updated vocabulary in the examples

• an effective new scheme for detecting the morphological structure of any word form

• subject index.

This is the ideal reference source both for those studying Finnish independently and for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types.

Title:Finnish: An Essential GrammarFormat:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.1 inPublished:October 5, 1999Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415207045

ISBN - 13:9780415207041

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Learning a new language is a fun experience that can open new doors for you both personally and professionally. Finnish: An Essential Grammar teaches readers the fundamentals of the language spoken in Helsinki and surrounding areas. It features a pronunciation guide, discussion of words, sentence guide, inflection tables and subject index, all designed to make the learning process easier. This book will aid readers who have no prior experience with the language and has proven successful in the past with students.