Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Language is 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 Grammar is 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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David Holton is lecturer in Modern Greek at the University of Cambridge and is a Fellow of Selwyn College. Peter Mackridge is Professor of Modern Greek at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of St. Cross College. Irene Philippaki-Warburton is Professor of Linguistics at Reading University.Review:
' - Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Language has been written by three distinguished scholars of the Greek language and literature.'
'This book will stand for a long time as a state-of-the-language document ... Strongly recommended.' - The Anglo-Hellenic Review
'Thorough in its classifications, exhaustive in presentation and meticulous ... a timely contribution to an embarrassing gap in the Anglophone market.' - Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 23 (1999)
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Book Description Routledge, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11041510002X