Title: Essentials of Georgian Grammar
Subtitle: With Conjugation Tables of 250 Most
Commonly Used Verbs and Answer Key to
Series Title: Lincom Student Grammars 02
Publisher: Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom-shop.eu
Author: Shorena Kurtsikidze
Paperback: ISBN: 9783862885398 Pages: 518
Price: Europe EURO 112.80
Editor's note: This is a 2nd edition to a
previously announced book.
Essentials of Georgian Grammar is a
student-tested basic grammar book for both
beginner and intermediate level students. The
book is organized as a 50-lesson course, each
lesson designed for a 3-hour per-week study.
Each lesson is structured in a way that makes
it easy for a student to gradually advance from
simpler to more complex material. Students who
already have some familiarity with the Georgian
language will find it helpful to practice the
beginning lessons and then follow the order of
the book chapters starting from the new
The book can be used for the classroom
instruction or for self-study. The structure of
the book is useful for teachers as well as for
individual students since it has been
classroom-tested for several years. The book
covers all the essentials of Georgian grammar.
Teachers can simply follow the order and use
their own additional exercises or materials as
The explanations of grammatical rules are
maximally simple and short. Therefore, anyone
who knows elementary grammatical terminology
should be able to understand it. The book
contains useful exercises, thematic
vocabularies, and reading texts. In the
Appendix of the book, there are conjugation
tables of 250 most commonly used Georgian
verbs. This is the first time these types of
tables have been introduced in a Georgian
grammar course, making it very easy for the
student to learn the major tense-formation
rules in Georgian. This model proved to be the
most effective way to learn the conjugation
patterns of the Georgian verb. The new edition
of the book contains the Answer Key to
Exercises that is equally helpful for
self-learners and teachers.
After completing the course, the student will
be able to read, write, and speak in Georgian.
The book provides the basic background and
gives the student an opportunity to pursue
advanced studies in the Georgian language.
ISBN 9783862885398. Lincom Student Grammars 02.
(2nd) 518pp. 2014.
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics