Greek: An Essential Grammar of the Modern Language is a concise and user-friendly reference guide to the most important aspects of modern Greek. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language in short, readable sections. Explanations are clear and supported by examples throughout. The Grammar is ideal for learners of all levels and is suitable for those involved in independent study and for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types. Features include: * lots of clear and up-to-date examples * clear explanations of grammatical terms * discussion of points which often cause problems * Greek/English comparisons and contrasts highlighted. Greek: An Essential Grammar of the Modern Language will help you read, speak and write with greater confidence.
Table of Contents
Preface List of abbreviations 1. The alphabet and pronunciation 2. The writing system 3. The noun and the noun phrase 4. Pronouns and determiners 5. Numerals 6. The verb and the verb phrase 7. The adverb and the adverbial phrase 8. The preposition and the prepositional phrase 9. Conjunctions and particles 10. The clause 11. Word formation 12. Conversational features Appendices Glossary of grammatical terms Some recommended books for further study Indexes
David Holton is a Lecturer in Modern Greek at the University of Cambridge and 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.