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Holmes, Philip 1944-

Overview
Works: 32 works in 269 publications in 5 languages and 3,478 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Textbooks  Self-instruction  Conversation and phrase books 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Contributor
Classifications: PD5112, 439.782421
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Philip Holmes
Swedish : an essential grammar by Philip Holmes( )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fully revised second edition of Swedish: An Essential grammar incorporates the changes proposed to the Swedish grammar by Svenska Akademiens Grammatik. All examples have been fully updated, the bibliography has been expanded and a number of tables clarified. Swedish: An Essential grammar provides a fresh and accessible description of the language. It is suitable for independent study or for class-based students. The explanations are free of jargon and emphasis has been placed in the areas of Swedish that pose a particular challenge for English-speaking learners
Swedish : a comprehensive grammar by Philip Holmes( Book )

40 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Systematic and accessible, the volume is organised to promote a thorough understanding of Swedish grammar, presenting the complexities of Swedish in a concise and readable form. Explanations are full, clear and free of jargon, and an extensive index, numbered paragraphs, cross-references and summary charts provide readers with easy access to the information they require. Now in its third edition, the text has been comprehensively updated to conform to new standards set in the description of language and to reflect the recommendations of the Language Council of Sweden. It offers an improved layout, completely revised index and more user-friendly paragraph structure. Continuing the tradition of previous editions, the emphasis remains fixed on Swedish in everyday communication, drawing on modern corpus material, the internet and the media to provide high frequency words and expressions. Examples have been modernised throughout and new content takes account of recent trends resulting from the increasing democratisation of written Swedish..."--Publisher description
Colloquial Swedish : the complete course for beginners by Jennie Ahlgren( )

31 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and Swedish and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprehensive course with a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Swedish. Includes: various exercises, clear and concise grammar notes, useful vocabulary, dialogues, answer key and reference section. With 2 audio CDs. Suitable for self-study, building vocabulary, and developing writing, listening, speaking, grammar, reading and pronunciation skills
Vilhelm Moberg by Philip Holmes( Book )

7 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danish : an essential grammar by Robin Allan( Book )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Danish: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of current Danish as it is used by native speakers. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, focusing on those areas of Danish that pose particular problems for English speakers but at the same time providing a broad general account of the language. The Grammar is the ideal source of reference for the learner of Danish in the early and middle stages. It is suitable for independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types. This new edition has been fully updated to reflect changes in current language use and recent cultural developments. Features include: clear, jargon-free explanations many tables and diagrams for extra clarity separate glossary of linguistic and grammatical terms detailed index with key Danish and English words."--Publisher description
Colloquial Swedish : the complete course for beginners by Philip Holmes( Book )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and Swedish and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Colloquial Swedish provides a step-by-step course in Swedish as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Swedish in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required." --Publisher description
Danish : a comprehensive grammar by Robin Allan( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danish : a comprehensive grammar by Tom Lundskær-Nielsen( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danish: A Comprehensive Grammar presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Danish. The volume is organized to promote a thorough understanding of Danish grammar. It offers a stimulating analysis of the complexities of the language, and provides full and clear explanations. This edition has been fully updated to reflect changes in grammar, cultural changes and the impact of modern technology. All sections have been systematically revised, and a new section on phrases and an up-to-the-moment account of the use of the comma hav
Colloquial Swedish by Philip Holmes( Recording )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norwegian : a comprehensive grammar by Philip Holmes( )

8 editions published in 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Symbols and abbreviations -- Introduction: What is Norwegian? -- Chapter 1 Nouns -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 An outline of gender -- 1.3 Miscellaneous points of gender -- 1.4 Plural noun forms - the declensions -- 1.5 Nouns with no plural form or no singular form, collective nouns and nouns expressing quantity -- 1.6 Differences in number between English and Norwegian -- 1.7 Noun homonyms -- 1.8 The genitive -- 1.9 The form of the indefinite article -- 1.10 The form of the definite article -- 1.11 The use of the indefinite and definite article and the noun without article -- Chapter 2 Adjectives -- 2.1 Form and order -- 2.2 The indefinite (strong) declension -- 2.3 The definite declension -- 2.4 Adjectival nouns -- 2.5 Comparison of adjectives (gradation) -- Chapter 3 Numerals -- 3.1 Forms of numerals -- 3.2 Cardinal numbers -- 3.3 Ordinal numbers -- 3.4 Fractions -- 3.5 Dates -- 3.6 Telling the time -- Chapter 4 Pronouns and determiners -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Personal pronouns -- 4.3 Determiners -- 4.4 Possessives -- 4.5 Reflexive (and related) pronouns -- 4.6 Quantifiers -- 4.7 Indefinite pronouns and evasion strategies -- 4.8 Interrogative pronouns -- 4.9 Other pronouns and determiners -- Chapter 5 Verbs -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Conjugations -- 5.3 The use of the verb forms -- 5.4 Mood and modality -- 5.5 Transitive, intransitive and reflexive verbs -- 5.6 -s forms of the verb and the passive -- 5.7 Compound verbs -- 5.8 Some problem verbs -- Chapter 6 Adverbs -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Meaning and function -- 6.3 Form -- 6.4 Location and movement -- 6.5 Translating adverbs -- Chapter 7 Prepositions -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Prepositions and adverbs -- 7.3 Notes on some common simplex prepositions -- 7.4 Some morphologically compound prepositions
Vilhelm Moberg: Utvandrarna by Philip Holmes( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Anthology of Swedish poetry from 1880 to the present day( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in Swedish and English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic Swedish : a grammar and workbook by Ian Hinchliffe( )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Basic Swedish: A Grammar and Workbook combines an accessible basic reference grammar and related exercises in one volume, and covers most of the topics that students might expect to deal with in their first year of learning Swedish.Each of the 25 units discusses one or more grammar topics, with examples that are subsequently practised in the exercises that follow.The book introduces the contemporary language against a backdrop of Swedish culture, society, geography, customs and history. Each unit ends with a cultural text that outlines an aspect of Swedish culture and exemplifies and consolidates the grammar topic examined in the unit.Features include:clear grammatical explanations with examples in Swedish and Englishvocabulary based on a major corpus of written Swedish in order to guarantee authenticity and relevancecross-references to other unitsover 100 exercises with a key to all the correct answersfull vocabulary list at the end of the book.The book is suitable both for independent study and for class use. It can be used by absolute beginners and those who have advanced a little further."--Provided by publisher
Colloquial Swedish by Jennie Ahlgren( )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Swedish. This book provides links to websites about Sweden, its history, society and culture, clear grammar notes and summary. It helps communicate confidently and effectively in Swedish in a broad range of everyday situations
Vilhelm Moberg : en introduktion till hans författarskap by Philip Holmes( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in Swedish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dett er en bok med konkrete råd til hvordan man skal håndtere det svenske språket. Boken er forfattet av en forlagsredaktør og bokforlegger. Han skriver om ord, betydninger og oppdeling av ord, kommaregler, forkortelser og diverse skriveregler. Dessuten gir han tips om hvordan man kommer i gang med å skrive, hvordan man skriver rapporter og hvordan man forteller en historie. Samt hvordan man skriver bedre julegaverim, holder morsomme taler og hvordan man kan utnytte datamaskinen i skrivingen. Boken innledes med en kort språkhistorie og et enkel innføring i svensk grammatikk. Boken avsluttes med en ordbok med utvalgte nyord som ofte staves og brukes feil. Boken har innholdsfortegnelse, forord, register og lesetips
Danish by Tom Lundskær-Nielsen( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danish: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of current Danish as it is used by native speakers. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, focusing on those areas of Danish that pose particular problems for English speakers but at the same time providing a broad general account of the language
Swedish [electronic resource] by Philip Holmes( )

2 editions published in 2013 in Undetermined and English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the Swedish National Language Council's Erik Wellander Prize, 2003Swedish: A Comprehensive Grammar is an award-winning complete reference guide to modern Swedish grammar. Systematic and accessible, the volume is organised to promote a thorough understanding of Swedish grammar, presenting the complexities of Swedish in a concise and readable form. Explanations are full, clear and free of jargon, and an extensive index, numbered paragraphs, cross-references and summary charts provide readers with easy access to the information they require. Now
Colloquial Swedish : the complete course for beginners by Philip Holmes( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Slovenian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colloquial Swedish : the complete course for beginners by Philip Holmes( Recording )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colloquial Swedish provides a step-by-step course in Swedish as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Swedish in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required
Essentials of Swedish grammar by Philip Holmes( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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