This compact volume provides essential grammar-including word order, parts of speech, forms of usage-idioms, rules of spelling, guides to special constructions and problems. Lists of useful expressions and irregular verbs. Glossary of grammatical terms. A complete study tool emphasizing immediate, practical communication; created for adults with limited learning time. Fully indexed for easy use.Stern, Henry R. is the author of 'Essential Dutch Grammar' with ISBN 9780486246758 and ISBN 0486246752.