German Grammar Drills

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071789464

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 336

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When it comes to learning grammar, the best way is to JUST DO IT! For learning grammar, you'll find the most success in retaining your skills through drills, drills, and more drills. German Grammar Drills reinforces your knowledge and enhance your ability to read, write, and speak in German. This book introduces essential grammar concepts, with practical examples to demonstrate their correct usage. You will flex your grammar muscle with the exercises included in each section. Inside this new edition you'll find: More than 200 exercises accompanied by an answer key Authentic examples to show you correct grammar usage New review sections that will bring you up to speed on grammar

Practice Makes Perfect Complete German Grammar

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071763619

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

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Build your confidence in your German skills with practice, practice, practice! From present tense regular verbs to double object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all those aspects of German grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete German Grammar focuses on the practical aspects of German as it's really spoken, so you are not bogged down by unnecessary technicalities. Each unit features crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of engaging exercises in a variety of formats--including multiple choice, fill-in sentences and passages, sentence rewrites, and creative writing--perfect for whatever your learning style. Whenever possible, explanations include comparisons you to understand the basic logic behind the rules and to remember correct usage. This new edition includes: Time-saving vocabulary panels that eliminate having to look words up Advice on how to avoid common mistakes A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on German grammar right away, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete German Grammar your ultimate resource for learning to speak German the way the native speakers do.

Basic German

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Heiner Schenke,Anna Miell,Karen Seago

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317658183

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 214

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Basic German: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. The book introduces German people and culture through the medium of the language used today, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first years of learning German. Each of the 29 units presents one or more related grammar topics, illustrated by examples which serve as models for the exercises that follow. These wide-ranging and varied exercises enable the student to master each grammar point thoroughly. Features include: • Clear grammatical explanations with examples in both English and German • Authentic language samples from a range of media • Checklists at the end of each unit to reinforce key points • Cross-referencing to other grammar chapters • Full exercise answer key • ‘Did you know?’ sections with extra learning tips on specific grammar points and insights into current usage of German • Glossary of grammatical terms The new edition has been thoroughly revised, including more varied exercises for practice, and grammar points have been reformulated to use a more learner-centred approach. Suitable for independent study and for class use, Basic German: A Grammar and Workbook is the ideal reference and practice book for beginners, as well as for students with some knowledge of the language.

Practice Makes Perfect German Sentence Builder

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071599634

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Practice Makes Perfect helps you put your German vocabulary and grammar skills together! You may have all the vocabulary down pat and every grammar point nailed--but without the skill of knowing how to put these elements together, communicating in your second language would be nearly impossible. Practice Makes Perfect: German Sentence Builders picks up from where other grammar books leave off, showing you the variety of structures and how to combine them to make solid sentences. And like every Practice Makes Perfect title, these books feature crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of opportunities to practice, practice, practice!

French Grammar Drills

Author: Eliane Kurbegov

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071789502

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

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Sharpen your FRENCH grammar with skill-building exercises If you want to be proficient in French, you eventually have to master its grammar. The best way to perfect your grammar skills is through drills, drills, and more drills. Covering all facets of French grammar--from prepositions and pronouns to verbal forms and tenses--French Grammar Drills helps you learn often-perplexing topics through hands-on experience. This edition features: More than 175 exercises that demonstrate how the French grammar system works Authentic examples that illustrate correct grammar usage A new review section to reinforce your learning An answer key to give you immediate clarification on any concept Topics include: Indefinite and definite articles * Demonstrative adjectives * Possessive pronouns * Conjunctions * Imparfait and passe compose * Verbal expressions and idioms * and more

Practice Makes Perfect German Vocabulary

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071763023

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

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Master the words and phrases necessary for handling everyday situations Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary helps you develop your vocabulary by providing practice in word-building and encouraging you to analyze new words for an ever-increasing vocabulary. Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for an increasing vocabulary, you are able to perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence to communicate well in German. Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary offers you: More than 100 exercises Concise grammatical explanations A new chapter on contemporary vocabulary An answer key to gauge your comprehension With help from this book, you can easily speak or write in German about: Different occupations and jobs * German holidays and traditions * Taking the train * Growing your own garden * Where it hurts on your body * Your house * Your family and friends * What you studied in school * Your favorite TV show * Your family's background . . . and much more!

Practice Makes Perfect Intermediate German Grammar

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071804781

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

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When you're ready to go further with your German skills, Practice Makes Perfect will take you to the next level Using extensive explanations, examples, reading passages, and practice exercises, Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate German Grammar helps you grow your understanding and usage of such grammar topics as verbs tenses and moods. It also increases your ability to communicate in German using idiomatic expressions with the appropriate structures: verbs, prepositions, nouns, pronouns, and adjectives in a variety of contexts. Offering a winning formula for continuing to build language skills, Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate German Grammar is your indispensable resource for communicating effectively in German. Example sentences illustrate and clarify each grammar point Reading passages improve your reading comprehension and vocabulary development Answer key provides reference and quick feedback Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout

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.

German Verb Drills, Fifth Edition

Author: Astrid Henschel

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260010602

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 160

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Get the expert instruction you want and the practice you need with the conjugation of German verbs—with bonus online interactive exercises The conjugation and use of German verbs can pose considerable difficulties to students of the language. German Verb Drills, 5th Edition helps you overcome these obstacles, so that you can confidently use verbs when expressing yourself in German. You’ll learn how the German verb system works and find numerous exercises for you to master each point covered. This updated edition includes access to the McGraw-Hill Language Lab app, bonus flashcards, an auto-fill glossary, and interactive exercises to help you assess your skills. This valuable guide features: • Clear explanations of conjugations followed by numerous exercises • An accessible drills format to help you focus on verbs without the distractions of grammar • A bonus Language Lab app that lets you assess your skills • Flashcards, an auto-fill glossary, and more

German Grammar

Author: W. Rowlinson

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198603429

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 291

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Unlike most grammar series, this one simplifies and clarifies what is often perceived as the most difficult aspect of learning a foreign language. Oxford Easy Grammar texts cover all the fundamental and essential points of a language's grammar in a clear and user-friendly way, with every grammatical point clearly explained and backed up by examples in English before being illustrated in the foreign language. Each area of grammar is presented on a double-page spread for easy access and navigation, with all example sentences highlighted to show what is being illustrated. Finally, a full A-Z list of grammatical terms with clear descriptions rounds out each volume.

German Vocabulary Drills

Author: David Stillman,Daniele Godor,Ronni Gordon

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071826157

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

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What you need to build your German lexicon as well as your confidence in communicating in the language German Vocabulary Drills provides a thematic approach by presenting clusters of essential terms. These terms are reinforced by a variety of written exercises, from fill-in the blank to translations to matching games. In addition, unlike other vocabulary titles on the market, a companion flashcard app also incorporates the key vocabulary for study and practice on-the-go. Features: Clear presentation of more than 2,250 essential vocabulary terms More than 100 written exercises Access to a FREE companion flashcard app

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

English Verb Drills

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071608710

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Your shortest route to mastering verb conjugations One of the greatest challenges in learning a language is mastering verb conjugations. English Verb Drills makes it easier than ever for you to meet that challenge. It allows you to focus exclusively on building your mastery of verbs without being distracted by other elements of grammar. Combining the features of a workbook and reference manual, this book clearly and systematically explains how the verb system works while providing more than 150 drills for practice. Using this unique title, you will build the confidence you need to use verbs correctly and to be comfortable expressing yourself in speech and writing.

The Everything Essential German Book

All You Need to Learn German in No Time!

Author: Edward Swick

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440567581

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

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Learn to speak and write German like a pro! Need a quick introduction to the German language? Whether you're planning a vacation, adding a valuable second language to your resume, or simply brushing up on your skills, The Everything Essential German Book is your perfect guide for learning to speak and write in German. This portable guide covers the most important basics, including: The German alphabet and translation Greetings and conversation starters Common questions and answers Verb tenses and sentence structure With step-by-step instructions, pronunciation guides, and practical exercises, you'll find learning German can be easy and fun! You'll be speaking--and understanding--German in no time!

Practice Makes Perfect English Grammar for ESL Learners, 2nd Edition

With 100 Exercises

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071807381

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Build a solid foundation in English grammar As a beginning learner of English, you might find that grammar concepts such as indefinite articles, relative pronouns, the passive voice, or gerunds can be confusing. To go forward with your English skills, you need guidance through tricky grammar areas. That's where Practice Makes Perfect: English Grammar for ESL Learners comes in. Practice Makes Perfect: English Grammar for ESL Learners offers a complete overview of English grammar using concise, easy-to-understand language. It will help increase your confi dence writing and communicating in English. Thanks to the proven Practice Makes Perfect format, you will polish your English grammar skills in no time at all. Practice Makes Perfect: English Grammar for ESL Learners helps you: Understand the different rules and elements of grammar Build your grammar skills with more than 100 engaging exercises Broaden your knowledge with sentence rewrites and creative writing prompts New! Test your overall comprehension with a review section

German DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007175587X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 496

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Lick your language problems with DeMYSTiFieD! Want to get the most out of German but don't know where to start? No problem! German DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition takes the angst out of learning the language. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide provides a firm foundation in German-language basics. You’ll move on to mastering subjects such as using verbs, asking questions, telling time, counting, and more. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. It's a no brainer. You'll learn: The German Alphabet Special Characters Definite Articles Conjugations Pronouns And more Topics include: German Prounuciation, People and Names, Asking Questions, Describing People and Things, Indicting Possession, Actions in the Present, Irregularties in Present Tense Verbs, Talking About Location, Talking Abut the Past, Time and Calendar, More Talking About the Past, Important Details, Talking About the Future, Review of Verbs Tenses, Linking Ideas Together, Comparing Things, Using Commands, Using the Passive Voice, Using the Subjunctive Mood, Expressing Wishes and Conditions

Hammer's German Grammar and Usage

Author: Martin Durrell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780340742297

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 571

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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.

Practice Makes Perfect: German Conversation

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770925

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Practice the art of conversation in German! Want to strike up a conversation with a native German speaker but are nervous that you're not ready? Practice Makes Perfect: German Conversation helps you overcome that obstacle, and—before you know it--you'll be speaking comfortably in your new language. Inside you will find realistic conversational situations, from meeting people to talking about sports to discussing current events to just having fun. With these engaging dialogues as a starting point, each unit is packed with helpful instruction on correct grammar and word usage—in addition to lots of conversation-ready phrases that will be indispensable as your fluency increases. Of course you'll get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new conversational skills. Each dialogue is followed by a variety of exercises that not only give you the opportunity to put new concepts into action but also encourage you to construct personalized conversations. These lessons will reassure even the most hesitant speakers that they too can achieve a confident--and spontaneous--speaking style. Practice Makes Perfect: German Conversation will help you Talk more like a native speaker and expand your vocabulary Master everyday German expressions through numerous realistic examples Reinforce your new conversational skills through extensive exercises Before you know it, you'll be confidently speaking German with your German-speaking friends--or you'll be ready to make new ones!

German Essentials For Dummies

Author: Wendy Foster,Paulina Christensen,Anne Fox

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111818422X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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If you have some knowledge of German and want to polish your skills, this guide focuses on just the core concepts you need to communicate effectively.