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 Explanations, tables and exercises have been improved and a number of the authentic texts and illustrations have been replaced by new material.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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Hammer's German Grammar and Usage

Author: Professor Martin Durrell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1444174037

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 576

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Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, HAMMER'S GERMAN GRAMMAR AND USAGE provides you with a complete guide to German as it is written and spoken today. This new edition includes: -concise descriptions of the main grammatical phenomena of German and their use -examples of grammar taken from contemporary German, helping you to understand the underlying grammatical principles more quickly -invaluable guidance on pronunciation and the German accent -discussion of new words from English roots such as 'zertweeten' ('to tweet'), helping you to communicate in German as used by Germans today -clarification on the spelling reform and current spellings of German, thus increasing your confidence while writing and reading in German. Praised for its clear layout and lucid explanations, this new edition distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal, and offers you a combination of reference grammar and manual of current usage that you will find invaluable, whether a student or a teacher, at intermediate or advanced level.
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Hammer's German Grammar and Usage

Author: Martin Durrell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1444120166

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 553

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Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, HAMMER'S GERMAN GRAMMAR AND USAGE provides you with a complete guide to German as it is written and spoken today. Praised for its clear layout and lucid explanations, this new edition distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal, and offers you a combination of reference grammar and manual of current usage that you will find invaluable, whether a student or a teacher, at intermediate or advanced level.
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Essential German Grammar

Author: Guy Stern,E. F. Bleiler

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486113396

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

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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 Grammar Made Easy

Author: Lisa Kahlen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134668570

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 270

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The Grammar Made Easy series is ideal for beginners wanting to advance quickly and effortlessly to a higher level and for intermediate students wishing to consolidate their grammar skills. It is designed to guide the learner through the language in plain English, demystifying terms such as 'conjunction' and 'preposition'. The books consist of seven units that present basic grammar topics in an accessible and non-patronising manner. The interactive CD-ROM provides extensive interactive grammar practice, it contains around 220 activities (those included in the book plus extra ones) covering all the language in German Grammar Made Easy. Learners work at their own pace and move through the different sections with ease. Numerous grammar tips are at hand if needed. All the correct answers will be recorded so that learners can practise their listening and pronunciation skills. The CD-ROM can be used with the book or on its own as a revision tool.
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501 Essential German Verbs

Author: Eric Frederick Trump

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486476286

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 518

View: 9081

Beginners and advanced students alike will benefit from this straightforward guide to German's numerous tenses, exceptions, and irregularities. Each page is devoted to an individual verb, with full conjugations of simple and compound tenses. In addition, several sentences illustrate the verb's usage. Equally suitable for classroom text or independent study.
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Essential Grammar of German

With exercises Deutsch als Fremdsprache

Author: Monika Reimann

Publisher: Hueber Verlag

ISBN: 3192015756

Category: German language

Page: 263

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Modern German Grammar

A Practical Guide

Author: Ruth Whittle,John Klapper,Bill Dodd,Christine Eckhard-Black,William Dodd

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134859147

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 504

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Announcing an innovative, new, practical reference grammar, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. It is the ideal reference grammar at advanced secondary level and above.
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Essential German Grammar: Teach Yourself

Author: Jenny Russ

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444130846

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

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Is this the right book for me? Want to get more out of your study of German? Essential German Grammar is an up-to-date introduction to German grammar. You don't need to know a lot about grammar before you start. Everything is explained simply and there are lots of examples to illustrate each point. Unlike more traditional grammars, Essential German Grammar is structured so that you can look up language forms according to what you want to say, even if you don't know the grammatical term for them. If you already know some grammar, then you can use the 'reference grammar' section at the back of the book to look up the points you need.The course consists of 21 units illustrating the various uses to which the language can be put, for example, giving instructions or talking about the recent past. The more traditional reference grammar deals with grammatical structures, such as the imperative or the perfect tense. All grammatical terms are explained in the glossary at the back of the book. Each unit contains exercises for you to practise what you have learnt and there is a key at the back of the book for you to check your answers. The new page design in this edition means that the book is even easier to use and the main headings are in English so that you can find your way around the book quickly. This edition contains a 'taking it further' section which will direct you to further sources of real German. Essential German Grammar will help you to understand and manipulate German grammar with confidence because: - you need no prior knowledge of grammatical terminology to use it; - the approach is accessible and supportive; - the examples are clear and in context; - exercises help you practise every point. Now in a brand new edition with new, easy-to-follow page design and interactive online features. Essential German Grammar includes: Chapter 1: Asking for and giving personal information Chapter 2: Introducing and identifying people, places and things Chapter 3: Expressing existence and availability Chapter 4: Expressing location Chapter 5: Talking about the present Chapter 6: Expressing likes and dislikes Chapter 7: Expressing wants and preferences Chapter 8: Expressing permission and ability Chapter 9: Expressing obligation and necessity Chapter 10: Asking for and giving opinions Chapter 11: Talking about habitual actions Chapter 12: Expressing possession Chapter 13: Giving directions and instructions Chapter 14: Making requests and offers Chapter 15: Describing people, places and things Chapter 16: Referring to future plans and events Chapter 17: Describing the past Chapter 18: Talking about the past Chapter 19: Describing processes and procedures Chapter 20: Reporting what was said and asked Chapter 21: Expressing conditions Reference: grammar Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject. Five things to remember Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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Essential Grammar of German

With exercises Deutsch als Fremdsprache

Author: Monika Reimann

Publisher: Hueber Verlag

ISBN: 3192015756

Category: German language

Page: 263

View: 6232

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Practising German Grammar

Author: Martin Durrell,Katrin Kohl,Claudia Kaiser

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317285824

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 8910

This new edition of Practising German Grammar provides you with varied and accessible exercises for developing an in-depth and practical awareness of German as it is spoken and written today. Whether used independently or as the ideal companion to the new sixth edition of the widely acclaimed Hammer’s German Grammar and Usage, this fourth edition of Practising German Grammar gives you the right tools to achieve high-level writing competence and comprehension of German. Using lively, authentic texts from a wide range of original sources and offering a variety of new and updated exercises designed to stimulate and to give confidence, Practising German Grammar will help you to master the complexities of the German language. Created especially for the new edition, a companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/durrell offers a wide range of exercises and quizzes on all the main areas of German, suitable for self-study and to accompany instructed grammar courses.
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Herz oder Pistole?

Kommunikatives für den Unterricht

Author: Rainer E. Wicke

Publisher: Hueber Verlag

ISBN: 9783190117512

Category: Education

Page: 79

View: 8715

46 leicht umsetzbare Vorschläge für Spiele and Sprechanlässe als Ergänzung und Erweiterung des Lehrwerks und für die Lehrerfortbildung.
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Essential German Grammar

Author: Jenny Russ

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781444103625

Category: German language

Page: 378

View: 713

Is this the right book for me? Want to get more out of your study of German? Essential German Grammar is an up-to-date introduction to German grammar. You don't need to know a lot about grammar before you start. Everything is explained simply and there are lots of examples to illustrate each point. Unlike more traditional grammars, Essential German Grammar is structured so that you can look up language forms according to what you want to say, even if you don't know the grammatical term for them. If you already know some grammar, then you can use the 'reference grammar' section at the back of the book to look up the points you need.The course consists of 21 units illustrating the various uses to which the language can be put, for example, giving instructions or talking about the recent past. The more traditional reference grammar deals with grammatical structures, such as the imperative or the perfect tense. All grammatical terms are explained in the glossary at the back of the book. Each unit contains exercises for you to practise what you have learnt and there is a key at the back of the book for you to check your answers. The new page design in this edition means that the book is even easier to use and the main headings are in English so that you can find your way around the book quickly. This edition contains a 'taking it further' section which will direct you to further sources of real German. Essential German Grammar will help you to understand and manipulate German grammar with confidence because: - you need no prior knowledge of grammatical terminology to use it; - the approach is accessible and supportive; - the examples are clear and in context; - exercises help you practise every point. Now in a brand new edition with new, easy-to-follow page design and interactive online features. Essential German Grammar includes: Chapter 1: Asking for and giving personal information Chapter 2: Introducing and identifying people, places and things Chapter 3: Expressing existence and availability Chapter 4: Expressing location Chapter 5: Talking about the present Chapter 6: Expressing likes and dislikes Chapter 7: Expressing wants and preferences Chapter 8: Expressing permission and ability Chapter 9: Expressing obligation and necessity Chapter 10: Asking for and giving opinions Chapter 11: Talking about habitual actions Chapter 12: Expressing possession Chapter 13: Giving directions and instructions Chapter 14: Making requests and offers Chapter 15: Describing people, places and things Chapter 16: Referring to future plans and events Chapter 17: Describing the past Chapter 18: Talking about the past Chapter 19: Describing processes and procedures Chapter 20: Reporting what was said and asked Chapter 21: Expressing conditions Reference: grammar Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject. Five things to remember Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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The Oxford-Duden German Dictionary

German-English, English-German

Author: Clark Thyen,Oxford,ed Clark,John Bradbury Sykes,Dudenredaktion (Bibliographisches Institut),Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198602484

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 1728

View: 8529

This new edition provides an up-to-date and complete picture of contemporary German, including spelling changes ratified in 1996. Featured are more than 260,000 words, sample sentences, and maps. Thumb-indexed.
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German grammar in a nutshell

Author: Christine Stief,Christian Stang

Publisher: Langenscheidt Pub Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 7813

Mit diesem Band werden die wichtigsten Grammatikthemen einprägsam vermittelt. Erklärsprache ist Englisch - Amüsante Beispiele, leicht verständliche Erläuterungen und einfache Merksätze; Übungen und Illustrationen unterstützen den Lernerfolg; Grammatik aus der Perspektive der Kommunikation.
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Essential German Vocabulary: Teach Yourself

Author: Lisa Kahlen

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444130862

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 336

View: 597

Is this the right course for me? Essential German Vocabulary is the course for you if you need help with your study of German. This fully revised edition of our best-selling course now comes with free downloadable audio support containing hints on how to learn vocabulary effectively. Unlike a phrasebook or a dictionary, Essential German Vocabulary will take your existing knowledge and build on it systematically and organically, so that you will increase your vocabulary and at the same time expand your range of expression. At the beginning of the book there is a section to help you with your pronunciation, followed by a short and simple grammar summary. The main part of the book is arranged in topics, such as 'Work', 'Travel and Accommodation' and 'Food and Drink', and concentrates on the vital and most current words and expressions, listing those which you might already know and then extending the coverage to teach you those you probably do not know. Finally, the downloadable audio recording will give you hints on how to increase your vocabulary effortlessly. This is an ideal companion if you are a language student or if you are wanting a systematic, easy-to-use tool to increase the range of your vocabulary and improve your ability to express yourself in a wide variety of situations, either on holiday or on a business trip. Learn effortlessly with a new, easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. End-of-unit summaries and online tests Summaries and tests to help you consolidate and keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Germany.
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Zwischen Nacht und Morgen

Eine Feengeschichte

Author: Claudia Kaiser

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3423427094

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 252

View: 9988

Geschichten können manchmal lebensrettend sein In Iris‘ Leben ist eigentlich alles okay. Aber trotzdem ist sie betrübt. Liegt es daran, dass die neue Schule ihr Angst macht und sie keine beste Freundin hat? Da bekommt Iris genau in der Zeit zwischen Nacht und Morgen Besuch von einer Fee. Seleja nimmt sie zur Feenstunde immer wieder mit in ihr Reich. Gern würde Iris für immer in dem wunderschönen sorglosen Land bleiben wollen, gäbe es da nicht die Feenkönigin, die Iris eine Aufgabe stellt, die sie nur in der Welt der Menschen lösen kann. Und nur mit ihrer Familie. Wird sie es schaffen? Mit ein bisschen Hilfe von Seleja bestimmt. Denn Iris gehört doch zu den Menschen, die sie liebt.
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