Essential German Grammar

Author: Martin Durrell,Katrin Kohl,Gudrun Loftus,Claudia Kaiser

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317541820

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 392

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Essential German Grammar is a student-friendly grammar and workbook designed to give learners a firm foundation on which to build a real understanding of both spoken and written German. The reference grammar section offers clear explanations of key grammar points while a separate exercise section gives students the opportunity to test themselves and put into practice what they have learned. This new edition has been revised and updated throughout. Explanations, tables and exercises have been improved and a number of the authentic texts and illustrations have been replaced by new material. Key features of this second edition include: User-friendly layout with updated 2 colour design, engaging illustrations and visually appealing tables throughout to aid the learning process Clear and accessible explanations with memorable examples informed by the latest research on the German language and presented in accordance with current teaching methodology Helpful parallels between English and German provided where relevant End-of-chapter extracts taken from contemporary journalistic or authentic literary sources, illustrating grammar in context, with model translations provided at the back of the book Material to enable better strategic learning and understanding, including a Why Grammar?—FAQ section, a glossary of grammatical terms in both English and German and a complete answer key to exercises Created especially for the new edition, a companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/kaiser offering a wealth of additional materials, including interactive exercises, quizzes and flashcards to test student understanding, downloadable PDF sheets for classroom use, PowerPoint slides for instructors and audio recordings illustrating the sounds of spoken German. Written by highly experienced lecturers in the field, Essential German Grammar is an invaluable resource for intermediate and advanced students of German (CEFR levels A2 to B2, ACTFL Novice High to Intermediate High). It is designed to function equally as a free-standing grammar or as a foundation grammar for Hammer’s German Grammar and Usage and is suitable for both classroom use and self-study.
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Essential German Grammar

Author: Guy Stern,E. F. Bleiler

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486113396

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

View: 9362

DIVLogical, developmental presentation includes all the necessary tools for speech and comprehension and features numerous shortcuts and timesavers. Ideal as an introduction, supplement, or refresher. /div
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German: An Essential Grammar

Author: Bruce Donaldson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134225431

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

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German: An Essential Grammar is a practical reference guide to the core structures and features of modern German. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations and sets out the complexities of German in short, readable sections. Suitable for either independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult education classes, key features include: focus on the morphology and syntax of the language clear explanations of grammatical terms full use of authentic examples a detailed contents list and index for easy access to information. With an emphasis on the German native speakers use today, German: An Essential Grammar will help students to read, speak and write the language with greater confidence.
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Using German

A Guide to Contemporary Usage

Author: Martin Durrell

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521530002

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 319

View: 7585

This is a new, thoroughly revised edition of the acclaimed Using German, first published in 1992. It provides guidance for those who have already acquired the basics of German and wish to extend their fluency and confidence. Focusing on the particular needs of the English-speaking user, it incorporates important information on recent trends and changes in the German language, including the 1998 spelling reforms, and on style, register and regional variation, frequently ignored by conventional textbooks. It will be an invaluable source of up-to-date guidance on grammar and vocabulary.
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English: An Essential Grammar

Author: Gerald Nelson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113695497X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

View: 1979

English: An Essential Grammar is a concise and user-friendly guide to the grammar of modern English, written specifically for native speakers and based on genuine samples of contemporary spoken and written English. In the first four chapters, this book covers the essentials of English grammar, beginning with the basics and going on to deal with phrase, clause and sentence structure. A fifth chapter deals with English word formation and spelling, including problem spellings and British and American spelling variants. Features include: discussion of points that often cause problems guidance on sentence building and composition practical spelling guidelines explanation of grammatical terms a set of exercises at the end of each chapter appendix of irregular verbs. With numerous language examples bringing grammar to life, this Essential Grammar will help you read, speak and write English with greater confidence. It is ideal for everyone who would like to improve their knowledge of English grammar. Gerald Nelson is Professor in the English Department at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and formerly Reader in the Department of English Language and Literature, University College London, UK.
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German Grammar

Author: Paul G. Graves

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780812042962

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 212

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Reviews parts of speech, pronunciation, verb charts, sentence structure, punctuation, idioms, and word formation
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Hungarian: An Essential Grammar

Author: Carol H. Rounds

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134589360

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

View: 4503

This user-friendly guide to modern Hungarian clearly introduces the most important structures of this fascinating language. Suitable for beginning, intermediate and advanced students, it can be used by those studying independently or following a taught course. Topics include: * verbal prefixes * aspect and tense * word-formation mechanisms * linking vowels * the case system and its uses * word order. Appendices include the formation of irregular verbs, complete noun declensions and irregular noun patterns.
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Essential Dutch Grammar

Author: Henry R. Stern

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486116271

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

View: 8119

DIVLogical, developmental presentation includes all the necessary tools for speech and comprehension and features numerous shortcuts and timesavers. Ideal as an introduction, supplement, or refresher. /div
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Hammer's German Grammar and Usage

Author: Martin Durrell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780340742297

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 571

View: 1872

Hammer's German Grammar and Usage has long occupied a pre-eminent position in the field of German studies. Unrestricted by the formal written language, it is firmly based on current usage rather than prescription, covering all the main grammatical phenomena of German and embracing regional variations and registers of the modern standard language. The combination of reference grammar and manual of current usage has proved invaluable for students and teachers of German at intermediate and advanced level. This new edition continues to build on the book's reputation for accessibility and comprehensiveness. The fourth edition has been revised in accordance to the new spelling and punctuation reform and all examples have been updated. With special attention to student needs, the tables summarising basic points have been expanded and the book's layout modified to make it even more accessible. A new glossary of grammatical terms has been added and the three separate indexes have been combined into one.
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Chinese: An Essential Grammar

Author: Po-Ching Yip,Don Rimmington

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134180217

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 240

View: 5538

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Catalan

An Essential Grammar

Author: Nicolau Dols,Richard Mansell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317415213

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 244

View: 6973

Catalan: An Essential Grammar is a concise and convenient guide to the basic grammatical structure of Catalan. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging Grammar uses clear explanations and sets out the complexities of Catalan in short, readable sections clarified by examples. Quick reference overviews are also provided in the appendix. ? Catalan: An Essential Grammar is the ideal reference grammar for all learners of Catalan, whether class-based or independent, looking to progress beyond beginner level.
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Intermediate German

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Anna Miell,Heiner Schenke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134454279

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

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Intermediate German is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and now wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the units combines concise grammar explanations with examples and exercises to help build confidence and fluency. Features include: clear explanations of the similarities and differences in English and German grammar authentic language examples from a range of contemporary media checklists at the end of each unit for consolidation full cross-referencing throughout extra tips on language learning and learning specific grammar points. Suitable for students learning with or without a teacher, Intermediate German, together with its sister volume, Basic German, forms a structured course of the essentials of German grammar.
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Czech: An Essential Grammar

Author: James Naughton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134444044

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 296

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Czech: An Essential Grammar is a practical reference guide to the core structures and features of modern Czech. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations and sets out the complexities of Czech in short, readable sections. Suitable for either independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types, key features include: * focus on the morphology and syntax of the language * clear explanations of grammatical terms * full use of authentic examples * detailed contents list and index for easy access to information. With an emphasis on the Czech that native speakers use today, Czech: An Essential Grammar will help students to read, speak and write the language with greater confidence.
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Georgian: A Learner's Grammar

Author: George Hewitt

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134786077

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 496

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This is the first learner's grammar of this fascinating language to appear for many years. The Grammar presents the language in the form of dialogues and reading passages. Full attention is given to the script reproduction and recognition, pronunciation, lexis and individual points of grammar. There is a range of exercise work. The reference section provides an exercise answer key, Georgian-English glossary and an index of grammatical terms.
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Arabic: An Essential Grammar

Author: Faruk Abu-Chacra

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134119178

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 368

View: 1429

Arabic: An Essential Grammar is an up-to-date and practical reference guide to the most important aspects of the language. Suitable for beginners, as well as intermediate students, this book offers a strong foundation for learning the fundamental grammar and structure of Arabic. The complexities of the language are set out in short, readable sections, and exercises and examples are provided throughout. The book is ideal for independent learners as well as for classroom study. Features of this book include: coverage of the Arabic script and alphabet a chapter on Arabic handwriting a guide to pronunciation full examples throughout.
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Finnish: An Essential Grammar

Author: Fred Karlsson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134070527

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 416

View: 8101

This second edition of Finnish: An Essential Grammar has undergone profound revisions. The chapter on basic sentence structure has been rewritten and syntax has been given more space. Sections have been added on phrase types, simple clause types, and types of complex sentences. A section on discourse particles has been added. The vocabulary of the copious example sentences has been updated to give it a touch of the twenty-first century. The section on modern colloquial Finnish has been considerably expanded. Internet addresses helpful for any learner of Finnish are provided which make is possible to automatically analyse the grammatical structure of any Finnish words and sentences. It gives not only a systematic account of the structures of the written language, but also features the characteristics of colloquial Finnish. No prior knowledge is assumed on the part of the reader and grammatical rules are clearly explained without jargon. Features include: pronunciation guide, including the tendencies in present-day colloquial Finnish thorough descriptions of morphology (word structure) and syntax (sentence structure) clear rules and an abundance of concrete examples inflection tables subject index internet addresses to online software for grammatical analysis of Finnish. This is the ideal reference source both for those studying Finnish independently and for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types.
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A Spanish Learning Grammar

Author: Mike Thacker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781138437678

Category:

Page: N.A

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A Spanish Learning Grammar, Third Edition, is an innovative reference grammar and workbook suitable for you, whether you are studying Spanish at intermediate or advanced level. Its straightforward explanations of grammar are supported by examples with contemporary vocabulary, humorous cartoon drawings, and plentiful, varied exercises, helping you to grasp often complex points of grammar in an enjoyable way. Its carefully devised two-part structure mirrors the learning process, allowing you to focus on core knowledge first and enabling you to progress confidently to more advanced knowledge at your own pace.Key features for this third edition include: New drawings which illustrate grammar through real-life scenarios New vocabulary bringing you up-to-date with Spanish in the digital agRe-ordering of the section on verbs, making the tenses easier for you to find To aid your understanding, this third edition also contains a glossary of grammatical terms, useful verb tables and a key to the exercises. Written in the belief that grammar is the key to real communication, this is an essential textbook for any student of Spanish.
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English Grammar for Students of German

The Study Guide for Those Learning German

Author: Cecile Zorach,Charlotte Melin

Publisher: Hodder Arnold

ISBN: 9780340741993

Category: English language

Page: 192

View: 9655

To assist in mastering German grammar, this text explains a concept as it applies to English and presents the same concept as it applies to German. It illustrates the differences between the two languages and guides the selection of the correct form.
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