Written primarily for the tourist or business traveler with limited learning time, this concise, well-organized grammar provides a clear-cut system for learning to communicate, in both speech and writing, in simple everyday Greek. The book will introduce you to the most common structures and forms of Modern Greek and to a selection of the most useful rules, enabling you to achieve reasonable fluency in a short period of time. The book opens with helpful suggestions for vocabulary building, then covers the major divisions of grammar: the alphabet, word order, negation, nouns and articles, adjectives, pronouns, prepositions, verbs, participles and more. Complicated sentences are avoided in favor of simple constructions and sentence patterns that will allow you to communicate and be understood on a basic level. Many easy-to-understand examples are given, enabling you to test your grasp of grammatical rules. Ideal for self-study or as a supplement to a first-year course, Essential Modern Greek Grammar offers a rapid easy-to-use method for mastering the fundamentals of Modern Greek. For those with some knowledge of Modern Greek, it is an excellent review and refresher course.