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Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Grammar: With Sociolinguistic Commentary

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Synopsis:

Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Grammar analyzes and clarifies the complex, dynamic language situation in the former Yugoslavia. Addressing squarely the issues connected with the splintering of Serbo-Croatian into component languages, this volume provides teachers and learners with practical solutions and highlights the differences among the languages as well as the communicative core that they all share. The first book to cover all three components of the post-Yugoslav linguistic environment, this reference manual features:

andmiddot;and#160;Thorough presentation of the grammar common to Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian, with explication of all the major differences

andmiddot;and#160;Examples from a broad range of spoken language and literature

andmiddot;and#160;New approaches to accent and clitic ordering, two of the most difficult points in BCS grammar

andmiddot;and#160;Order of grammar presentation in chapters 1andndash;16 keyed to corresponding lessons in Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Textbook

andmiddot;and#160;andquot;Sociolinguistic commentaryandquot; explicating the cultural and political context within which Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian function and have been defined

andmiddot;and#160;Separate indexes of the grammar and sociolinguistic commentary, and of all words discussed in both

About the Author

Ronelle Alexander is professor of Slavic languages and literatures at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of the two-volume Intensive Bulgarian:and#160; A Textbook and Reference Grammar.

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ISBN:
9780299211943
Author:
Alexander, Ronelle
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Subject:
Russia (pre & post Soviet Union)
Subject:
Sociolinguistics
Subject:
Languages
Subject:
Slavic Languages
Subject:
Serbo-Croatian
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
Serbian & Croatian
Subject:
Slavic Languages (Other)
Subject:
Bosnian language - Grammar, Comparative -
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Serbo Croatian
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1
Publication Date:
20060731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
5 maps
Pages:
488
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Grammar analyzes and clarifies the complex, dynamic language situation in the former Yugoslavia. Addressing squarely the issues connected with the splintering of Serbo-Croatian into component languages, this volume provides teachers and learners with practical solutions and highlights the differences among the languages as well as the communicative core that they all share. The first book to cover all three components of the post-Yugoslav linguistic environment, this reference manual features:

andmiddot;and#160;Thorough presentation of the grammar common to Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian, with explication of all the major differences

andmiddot;and#160;Examples from a broad range of spoken language and literature

andmiddot;and#160;New approaches to accent and clitic ordering, two of the most difficult points in BCS grammar

andmiddot;and#160;Order of grammar presentation in chapters 1andndash;16 keyed to corresponding lessons in Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Textbook

andmiddot;and#160;andquot;Sociolinguistic commentaryandquot; explicating the cultural and political context within which Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian function and have been defined

andmiddot;and#160;Separate indexes of the grammar and sociolinguistic commentary, and of all words discussed in both

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