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Modern Hebrew : an essential grammar.


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Glinert, Lewis.
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3rd ed. - New York : Routledge, 2005.
  • Book
  • xx, 300 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
  • Preface-- Glossary-- Hebrew grammatical terminology-- Level one-- 1. The simple sentence: basic word order-- 2. The simplest sentences: 'Me Tarzan, you Jane'-- 3. The personal pronouns-- 4. The definite article-- 5. The Hebrew for 'a', 'some'-- 6-8. Masculine and feminine, singluar and plural-- 9. Noun and adjective phrases-- 12-13. Agreement-- 14. Numerals-- 15. Paratives: 'Many of the ..., all the ...'-- 16. Pronouns and words standing in for nouns-- 17. Possessives and constructs-- 18-23. The inflections of the verb-- 24. Root and base-- 25. Word patterns: binyanim and mishkalim-- 26-9. Illustrating the four active binyanim-- 30-2. The passive binyanim: NIF'AL, HUF'AL, PU'AL-- 33. Direct and indirect object-- 34. Object markers-- 35-6. Prepositions and other prefixes and suffixes-- 37. 'there is, there are'-- 38. 'I have'-- 39. Questions-- 40. Negation or how to say 'No' 41. 'The cake in the fridge, stamps from Israel'-- 42. Degree words-- 43. Adverbs of time and place in the sentence-- 44-9. Embedded clauses-- Level two.-- 50-9. Special root types-- 60. More plurals of nouns-- 61. Vowel-raising-- 62. Generic plurals: 'I hate cockroaches'-- 63. Plural loss-- 64-8. Noun types (mishkalim)-- 69-71. Adjective types-- 72. Present tense 'verbs' as nouns and adjectives-- 73-7. Constructs and possessives-- 78. Preposition and suffix-- 79-81. Numerals-- 82. Tense-- 83. The object suffix-- 84. Reflexives: 'myself, yourself ...'-- 85. 'One another'-- 86. Experience adjectives-- 87-90. Comparatives-- 91-6. Adverbials-- 97. The gerund-- 98. Where to position ?? and ??-- 99-100. Negatives-- 101. Questions-- 102. Wishes and requests-- 103. 'Either ... or'-- 104. Clauses as subject: 'Painting is fun'-- 105. Relative clauses-- 106. When the order is not subject-verb-object-- 107. Starting with the topic-- 108 Israeli spelling Exercises-- Vocabulary for exercises-- Key to exercises-- Index.
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Publisher's Summary:
This new edition of Modern Hebrew: An Essential Grammar is an up-to-date and practical reference guide to the most important aspects of modern Hebrew, as used by contemporary native speakers of the language. It presents an accessible description of the language, focusing on the real patterns of use today. The Grammar aims to serve as a reference source for the learner and user of Hebrew irrespective of level, by setting out the complexities of the language in short, readable sections that are clear and free from jargon. It is ideal either for independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types. Features of this new edition include: * expanded coverage of nouns, verbs and adjectives * more examples throughout * a full exercise key * a glossary of grammatical terms.
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