Hammer's German Grammar and Usage

Author: Martin Durrell

Publisher: Hodder Arnold

ISBN: 9780340614518

Category: German language

Page: 542

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This new edition provides students, teachers & others interested in the German language with a comprehensive guide to the forms & structures of German as it is currently spoken & written in Germany. Cross-referencing & indexes provide ease of use.

Hammer's German Grammar and Usage

Author: N.A

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131752554X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 610

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Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, Hammer’s German Grammar provides you with a complete guide to German as it is written and spoken today. In a new layout to enable better referencing, 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, helping you to communicate in German as Germans do today clarification on the spelling reform and current spellings of German, thus increasing your confidence while writing and reading in German. Praised for its lucid explanations, this new edition distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal. Hammer’s German Grammar also 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.

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.

Using German

A Guide to Contemporary Usage

Author: Martin Durrell

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521530002

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 319

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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.

Practicing German Grammar

Author: Martin Durrell,Katrin Kohl,Gudrun Loftus

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781444120424

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 244

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The new edition of Practising German Grammar offers a set of varied and accessible exercises that give students a solid grasp of German as it is spoken and written today. It can be used alone or with Hammer's German Grammar and Usage. The volume now includes a glossary of grammatical terms and a variety of new and updated exercises. Its lively text, including jokes and cartoons, help students to painlessly improve their German. The book provides summaries of key grammatical points as well as model answers to the exercises and translations of difficult words, making it ideal for both students and independent learners.

Using German Vocabulary

Author: Sarah M. B. Fagan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139451413

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: N.A

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This textbook provides a comprehensive and thematically structured vocabulary for students of German. Designed for all but the very beginning levels of undergraduate study, it offers a broad range of vocabulary, and is divided into 20 manageable units dealing with the physical, social, cultural, economic, and political world. The word lists are graded into three levels that reflect difficulty and likely usefulness, and are accompanied by extensive exercises and activities, designed to reinforce work done with the lists, and to increase students' competence in using the vocabulary. Suitable for both classroom teaching and private study, the exercises also make use of authentic German texts, enabling students to work with the vocabulary in context. Clearly organized and accessible, Using German Vocabulary is designed to meet the needs of a variety of courses at multiple stages of any undergraduate programme.

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

A Frequency Dictionary of German

Core Vocabulary for Learners

Author: Randall Jones,Erwin Tschirner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135182965

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 199

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A Frequency Dictionary of German is an invaluable tool for all learners of German, providing a list of the 4,034 most frequently used words in the language. Based on a 4.2 million-word corpus which is evenly divided between spoken, fiction and non-fiction texts, the dictionary provides a detailed frequency-based list plus alphabetical and part of speech indexes. All entries in the rank frequency list feature the English equivalent, a sample sentence plus an indication of major register variation. The dictionary also contains twenty-one thematically organized lists of frequently used words on a variety of topics as well as eleven special vocabulary lists. A Frequency Dictionary of German aims to enable students of all levels to maximize their study of German vocabulary in an efficient and engaging way.

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.

A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish

Author: John B. Butt,John Butt,Carmen Benjamin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1444137905

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 608

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For many years A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH has been trusted by students and teachers as the standard English-language reference grammar of Spanish. Now updated to include the latest findings of the Royal Spanish Academy's official grammar book, 'La Nueva gramática de la lengua española', making A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH FIFTH EDITION even more relevant to students and teachers of Spanish. Key features of this fifth edition include: a 'Guide to the Book', enabling you to make the most of this new edition new vocabulary such as topical and technological terms, bringing you up-to-date with contemporary spoken Spanish more Latin-American Spanish, ensuring world-wide coverage aclearer guidance to recommended usage -advice on the Academy's latest spelling rules. Whether a student or a teacher of Spanish, you can be sure that this fifth edition of A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH will provide you with a comprehensive, cohesive and clear guide to the forms and structures of Spanish as it is written and spoken today in Spain and Latin America.

German Grammar

Author: Paul G. Graves

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780812042962

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

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Reviews parts of speech, pronunciation, verb charts, sentence structure, punctuation, idioms, and word formation

Hammer's German Grammar and Usage 6e + Practising German Grammar 4e

Author: Martin Durrell,Katrin Kohl,Claudia Kaiser

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780815393948

Category:

Page: 866

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Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available,Hammer's German Grammarprovides you with a complete guide to German as it is written and spoken today. In a new layout to enable better referencing, 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, helping you to communicate in German as Germans do today clarification on the spelling reform and current spellings of German, thus increasing your confidence while writing and reading in German. Praised for its lucid explanations, this new edition distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal. Hammer's German Grammaralso 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. This Grammaris accompanied by the workbook, Practising German Grammar,which features related exercises and activities. 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.

Modern German Grammar

A Practical Guide

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

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136835520

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 488

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Modern German Grammar: A Practical Guide, Third Edition is an innovative reference guide to German, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers grammatical categories such as word order, nouns, verbs and adjectives. Part B is organised according to language functions and notions such as: making introductions asking for something to be done delivering a speech possibility satisfaction. The book addresses learners’ practical needs and presents grammar in both a traditional and a communicative setting. New to this edition, and building on feedback from the previous edition: The rules of the latest (and so far final) spelling reform have been implemented throughout. Examples of usage have been updated and consideration given to Swiss and Austrian variants. The chapter on register has been expanded and now includes youth language and frequently used Anglicisms in German. The Index now has even more key words; it has also been redesigned to differentiate between German words, grammar terms, and functions, thus making it more user-friendly. The Grammar assumes no previous grammatical training and is intended for all those who have a basic knowledge of German, from intermediate learners in schools and adult education to undergraduates taking German as a major or minor part of their studies. The Grammar is accompanied by a third edition of Modern German Grammar Workbook (ISBN 978-0-415-56725-1) which features exercises and activities directly linked to the Grammar. Ruth Whittle is Lecturer, John Klapper is Professor of Foreign Language Pedagogy, Katharina Glöckel is the Austrian Lektorin and Bill Dodd is Professor of Modern German Studies – all at the University of Birmingham. Christine Eckhard-Black is Tutor and Advisor in German at the Oxford University Language Centre.

German

How to Speak and Write It

Author: Joseph Rosenberg

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486117626

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 400

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Filled with dialogues, grammar and idiom studies, and practical exercises, this is probably the most delightful, useful, and comprehensive elementary book available for learning spoken and written German. 330 illustrations.

Mastering German Vocabulary: A Thematic Approach

Author: Veronika Schnorr

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9780812091083

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 448

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Unlike your average A-to-Z German/English dictionary, Mastering German Vocabulary presents more than 5,000 words in 41 separate categories. This arrangement allows students to understand the relationships of various words. Categories cover the human body, health and medicine, sports, culture and religion, and dozens of other subjects. Engaging example sentences help illustrate the meanings of words and also inform readers on idiomatic expressions, grammatical exceptions, and cultural and geographical information. English-speaking readers will find help in translating those German words and phrases that may be too specialized to be found in ordinary alphabetically arranged bilingual dictionaries. Engaging line art illustrations, charts, and a comprehensive alphabetical word index enhances this volume's usefulness. A fine school supplement for language teachers, students, and language labs, and an aid for anyone who must sometimes get information from German journals and other publications.

Practice Makes Perfect Complete German Grammar

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071763619

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

View: 6809

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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.

Mastering German Vocabulary

A Practical Guide to Troublesome Words

Author: Bruce C. Donaldson

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415261147

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 211

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How often have you looked up an English word in a German dictionary only to be confronted by a bewildering array of German equivalents? Which is the correct word for the context in question? Thirty years' experience in teaching Germanic languages at tertiary level to English-speaking students have made the author acutely aware of this problem. Mastering German Vocabulary explains how to use over 2,200 common German words correctly, using example sentences in German with English translations. In order to aid quick consultation, all German and English words are listed in separate indexes. The book is designed for all upper secondary and tertiary students of German and complements Routledge's grammar, dictionary and vocabulary building textbooks. It is a practical companion for anyone serious about perfecting their German.