Intermediate Irish: A Grammar and Workbook and over 2 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle . Learn more


or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
More Buying Choices
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Colour:
Image not available

 
Start reading Intermediate Irish on your Kindle in under a minute.

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

Intermediate Irish: A Grammar and Workbook (Grammar Workbooks) [Paperback]

Nancy Stenson
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
RRP: 28.99
Price: 23.89 & FREE Delivery in the UK. Details
You Save: 5.10 (18%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Only 2 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Want it tomorrow, 31 Aug.? Choose Express delivery at checkout. Details

Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition 22.70  
Paperback 23.89  

Book Description

31 Jan 2008 0415410428 978-0415410427 Bilingual

Intermediate Irish is a jargon-free workbook examining the most commonly used grammatical structures within the Irish language. Focusing on the repeated use of grammatical patterns, the Grammar develops an understanding of the structures presented, making the forms familiar and automatic for learners.

This user-friendly workbook includes:

  • terminology introduced and explained with multiple examples
  • exercises in the grammatical forms introduced in the text
  • translation exercises
  • an exercise key.

Frequently Bought Together

Intermediate Irish: A Grammar and Workbook (Grammar Workbooks) + Basic Irish: A Grammar and Workbook (Grammar Workbooks)
Buy the selected items together

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Product details

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; Bilingual edition (31 Jan 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415410428
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415410427
  • Product Dimensions: 23 x 15 x 2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 907,688 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • See Complete Table of Contents

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, and more.

Product Description

About the Author

Nancy Stenson is Professor within the Linguistics dept of the University of Minnesota. She is currently researching borrowing and code-switching in Irish; she has taught English as a Second Language, French and Irish. She has written extensively on linguistic diversity, language contact and on Irish linguistics. Her single authored publications include: Studies in Irish Syntax . Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag


Inside This Book (Learn More)
Browse Sample Pages
Front Cover | Copyright | Table of Contents | Excerpt
Search inside this book:

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Customer Reviews

5 star
0
4 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
3.0 out of 5 stars
3.0 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars University 31 Dec 2013
By Allan
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Had to buy this book and the Basic Irish version of it as well for a course at University. It is ok as far as grammar books go. It includes lots of exercises which are a must. However it is not the usual method I find useful for learning Grammar and I personally have found other grammar books more engaging and accessible. It is a bit pricey as well. Despite this the exercises came in very useful for exam preparations.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
Amazon.com: 4.5 out of 5 stars  4 reviews
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Intermediate Irish by Nancy Stenson 29 May 2008
By Larry M. Wilson - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Nancy Stenson's Intermediate Irish is a well written book, especially for those of us not born and raised in Irland. It explains some of the problems that foreigners have with the grammar, especially when confronted with three different dialects. I highly recommend this book as a follow-on to her Basic Irish.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good 18 Jan 2013
By Fazul - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
This is the second part of the grammar. Like the first book it is very good as a reference, although perhaps it drifts towards the end. I would have loved a better pronunciation guide.

Still, a really needed text in the procellous sea of learning Irish through books.
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Clearest Grammar Explanations Available for Irish 31 Dec 2012
By J. L. Conroy - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Nancy Stenson's grammar workbooks ("Beginning Irish" and "Intermediate Irish") provide the clearest explanations of the structure of the language that I have seen anywhere, in print or online. I first read both volumes like novels and am now working my way through them more carefully, doing the exercises as I go. On the initial read through there were so many "ahah" moments that I almost quit being surprised. This is coming from someone who has worked painstakingly through "Learning Irish" -- twice! -- and who has combed through several other Irish grammars and general courses.

The exercises are proving to be well thought out and quite useful for fixing the concepts in my mind. Overall a very smartly put together set. I wish she would come back and write a general course for beginners. I would love to have it for the classes I am teaching.

As mentioned by another reviewer, this series does not include audio recordings. There is a very good "Spelling and Pronunciation" chapter in the first volume, but to hear the language you need to include other resources. As explained in the introduction of each volume: "This is not meant to be a self-contained course or reference grammar, both of which are readily available elsewhere. Rather, it is intended to accompany and supplement whatever course materials an individual or class is using."

In my opinion, this two-volume set has met and exceeded these intentions.
6 of 10 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Needs a 'pronunciation' CD 21 Mar 2010
By Gregory B. Macaulay - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
A pretty good grammar primer! The only missing link is a 'pronunciation' CD. In my opinion, all foreign language books need to provide 'pronunciation' assistance. In this case, an Irish grammar book -- where Irish does NOT pronounce as it is spelled -- and is subject to at least three different dialects -- sorely needs to provide all the assistance it can. Absent that, this volume does provide helpful information to fill in the gaps that other books -- such as the Christian Brothers Grammar book does not! I would, however, recommend the purchase of this book!
Were these reviews helpful?   Let us know
Search Customer Reviews
Only search this product's reviews

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category


Feedback