This book is suitable for independent and classroom learners, ideal for the beginner to intermediate student, and takes the reader through the essentials of the language explaining each concept clearly and providing many examples of contemporary Romanian usage. The book contains: a chapter on each of the most common grammatical areas with Romanian and English examples extensive examples of the more difficult areas of the grammar an appendix listing relevant websites for further information on the Romanian language.
Part 1: An Essential Grammar 1Romanian Sounds and Letters 2 Nouns 3 Articles 4 Adjectives 5 Pronouns 6 Numerals 7 Verbs 8 Adverbs 9 Prepositions 10 Conjunctions 11 Interjections 12 Word Order and Punctuation Part 2: Language Functions 13 Socialising 14 Exchanging Factual Information 15 Expressing Opinions and Attitudes 16 Judgment and Evaluation. Appendix 1: Verb Table. Appendix 2: Useful Romanian Internet Sites
Ramona Gonczol-Davies is a lecturer in Romanian language at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London. She is co-author, with Dennis Deletant, of Colloquial Romanian, 3rd edition (Routledge, 2002). Her research interests include ethnography, cultural identities, sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics.