Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Language
Psychology Press, 1997 - Foreign Language Study - 519 pages
Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Languageis a complete reference guide to modern Greek grammar.
It is the first truly comprehensive grammar of the language to be produced, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Greek, and will provide the standard reference work for years to come.
The Grammaris an ideal reference source for the adult learner and user of Greek. It is suitable either for independent study or for use in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types.
The volume contains a comprehensive description of Greek grammar, offering an analysis of the complexities of the language and providing full and clear explanations. Throughout, the emphasis is on the Greek spoken and written by native speakers today.
An extensive index, glossary of linguistic terms and numbered paragraphs provide readers with easy access to the information they require.
* detailed treatment of all grammatical structures
* up-to-date examples
* separate and detailed treatment of syntax
* particular attention to areas of confusion and difficulty
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The writing system
Adjectives in og ta
Interrogative pronouns and determiners
The adverb and the adverb phrase
The preposition and the prepositional phrase
Correspondence table of pronouns determiners and adverbs
Glossary of grammatical terms
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