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26 April 2010
Grammar & vocabulary; Languages & ESL; Danish - Grammar; Danish - Languages
Danish: A Comprehensive Grammar presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Danish. The volume is organized to promote a thorough understanding of Danish grammar. It offers a stimulating analysis of the complexities of the language, and provides full and clear explanations. This edition has been fully updated to reflect changes in grammar, cultural changes and the impact of modern technology. All sections have been systematically revised, and a new section on phrases and an up-to-the-moment account of the use of the comma have been added. The examples and grammar explanations have been improved throughout. Features include: a wealth of examples from present-day Danish particular attention to areas of confusion and difficulty Danish-English parallels highlighted throughout the book an extensive index and clear paragraph numbering for easy navigation cross-references in all parts of the book. Danish: A Comprehensive Grammar is the most comprehensive and detailed Danish grammar available in English and is an essential reference source for the learner and user of Danish at all levels. It is ideal for use in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types.
By:   Tom Lundskaer-Nielsen (University College London UK), Philip Holmes (Freelance translator, UK)
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
Volume:   v. 4
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm,  Spine: 43mm
Weight:   1.134kg
ISBN:   9780415491938
ISBN 10:   0415491932
Series:   Routledge Comprehensive Grammars
Pages:   752
Publication Date:   26 April 2010
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Language:   Danish
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Preface Symbols and Abbreviations Used in the Text 1. Nouns 2. Adjectives 3. Numerals 4. Pronouns 5. Verbs 6. Adverbs 7. Prepositions 8. Interjections 9. Conjunctions 10. Clause Structure and Word Order 11. Word Formation 12. Punctuation 13. Orthography Linguistic Terms. Latin, Danish and English Linguistic Terms Short Bibliography Index

Philip Holmes is Reader Emeritus in Scandinavian Studies at Hull University, and is now a freelance translator. Tom Lundskar-Nielsen is Senior Lecturer in Danish at University College London.

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