Swedish: An Essential Grammar

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Psychology Press, 2008 - Foreign Language Study - 243 pages
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This fully revised second edition of Swedish: An Essential grammar incorporates the changes proposed to the Swedish grammar by Svenska Akademiens Grammatik. All examples have been fully updated, the bibliography has been expanded and a number of tables clarified.

Swedish: An Essential grammar provides a fresh and accessible description of the language. It is suitable for independent study or for class-based students. The explanations are free of jargon and emphasis has been placed in the areas of Swedish that pose a particular challenge for English-speaking learners.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Pronunciation
5
Stress and accent
23
Nouns
32
Adjectives
55
Pronouns
78
Numerals
93
Verbs
100
Conjunctions
175
Word order and sentence structure
182
Word formation
207
Orthography
217
Punctuation
220
Written and spoken Swedish
225
Linguistic terms
229
Short bibliography
236

Adverbs
142
Interjections
152
Prepositions
154

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About the author (2008)

Philip Holmes was formerly Reader in Scandinavian Studies at the University of Hull.

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