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 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!

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!

Practice Makes Perfect: Complete German Grammar, Premium Second Edition

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260121666

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: N.A

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Get the intensive practice and instruction you need to speak German with confidence! When it comes to learning a new language, practice does make perfect. This comprehensive, easy-to-use guide covers all aspects of German grammar, including present tense regular verbs, adverbs, and adjectives. Packed with crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of engaging exercises, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete German Grammar, Second Edition brings you everything you need to build your new language skills. Example sentences illustrate and clarify each grammatical point and a helpful answer key provides quick feedback. Featuring a variety of interactive quizzes, the convenient McGraw-Hill Education Language Lab app makes it easy to study on-the-go. A new chapter reviewing all the material covered in the book reinforces what you’ve learned. Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on German grammar right away, this is an indispensable resource for learning to communicate effectively and confidently in German. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete German Grammar, Second Edition features: • A proven combination of language instruction and practice • Exercises in an array of formats to suit every learning style• Example sentences illustrating each grammatical point • A new chapter of a new chapter of review exercises• Practical and high-frequency vocabulary throughout the book • Interactive quizzes and streaming audio recordings via the McGraw-Hill Education Education Language Lab for study on-the-go

Practice Makes Perfect: German Conversation, Premium Second Edition

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260143775

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 160

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Gain the confidence to strike up a conversation in German! Speaking a new language can be intimidating. This popular guide will give you the confidence to start and engage in conversations in German. Extensive streaming audio recordings let you hear German as it is spoken by native speakers. The book is organized around 12 units covering specific, real-world conversational situations. Each unit provides helpful instruction on correct pronunciation, grammar, syntax, and word usage. And each section includes a series of exercises to give you extra practice using new concepts. You’ll find all the guidance you need to construct personalized conversations and achieve a confidence speaking style. Practice Makes Perfect: German Conversation features: •Streaming audio recordings of all dialogues in the book•Engaging dialogues of practical conversational situations •Realistic example phrases and sentences you can use•Extensive exercises to help you hone your speaking skills •An answer key for reference and quick feedback •Everything you need to talk more like a native speaker

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.

Learn German with Stories: Café in Berlin – 10 Short Stories for Beginners

Author: André Klein

Publisher: LearnOutLive

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 100

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Newly arrived in Berlin, a young man from Sicily is thrown headlong into an unfamiliar urban lifestyle of unkempt bachelor pads, evanescent romances and cosmopolitan encounters of the strangest kind. How does he manage the new language? Will he find work? Experience daily life in the German capital through the eyes of a newcomer, find out about the country and its people, and learn German effortlessly along the way! This book is designed to help beginners make the leap from studying isolated words and phrases to reading (and enjoying) naturally flowing German texts. Using simplified sentence structures and a very basic vocabulary, this collection of German short stories for beginners is carefully crafted to allow even novice learners to appreciate and understand the intricacies of coherent German speech. Each chapter comes with a complete German-English dictionary, with a special emphasis on collocative phrases (high frequency word combinations), short sentences and expressions. By working with these “building blocks” instead of just single words, learners can accelerate their understanding and active usage of new material and make the learning process more fluid and fun.

Conversational German

In 20 Lessons

Author: Eva C. Lange

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0805014985

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

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Step-by-step, these twenty lessons, with charming and helpful illustrations, will enable you, regardless of previous language training, to read, write and speak in German in the shortest possible time. The Cortina Method has been time-tested and is the quick, easy and natural way to learn a language. It has received the approval of teachers, students, schools, colleges and business firms all over the world. Guide To Pronunciation And Spelling Explains how to pronounce the sounds, words and phases of the language through simple phonetic symbols based on English spelling. Rules of spelling are also explained. Twenty Conversational Lessons These lessons include useful vocabularies and everyday conversations. Alongside of each word and sentence is given the correct pronunciation and English translation. Easy-to-understand grammatical footnotes are combined in this Method to make your language study effective and interesting. Complete Reference Grammar Provides a complete and clear explanation of every rule of structure. It is cross-referenced with and adds to the explanation in the conversational lesson footnotes. Bi-Lingual Dictionary German-English/English-German Dictionary contains all useful words and terms you need to know, so you can locate them easily. Over 2,500,000 Cortina Method language books have been sold. Free cassette in German to the buyer of this language book starts you speaking German almost overnight! Cortina Institute, originator of the recorded method of learning languages, would like you, as a student of the Cortina Method, to have one of their language cassettes. Therefore, you have this special opportunity.

Practice Makes Perfect German Problem Solver (EBOOK)

With 130 Exercises

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071791167

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 240

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Tackle head-on all the hurdles that you find hard about learning German Practice Makes Perfect: German Problem Solver doesn't pretend that learning German is easy. Instead of covering the entirety of the language, it hones in on those areas where you might have difficulty--areas such as der vs. die vs. das, capitalization and punctuation, subject-verb agreement, determiners and adverbs of degree, and phrasal verbs. Features: A variety of extensive exercises for practice Practical and high-frequency vocabulary Answer key provided for reference and quick feedback Don't sweat those troublesome grammar areas any more! Practice Makes Perfect: German Problem Solver is your perfect learning tool for ironing out your troubles.

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

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.

German Grammar Made Easy

Author: Lisa Kahlen

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317307151

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 264

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German Grammar Made Easy is the ideal introduction to the basics of German grammar for anyone new to the language or looking to refresh their knowledge. The Grammar features: • concise and jargon-free explanations supported by examples • exercises throughout to reinforce learning • a "fast-track" option for more advanced learners • a full answer key, making the Grammar ideal for self-study. A companion website is available at http://cw.routledge.com/textbooks/9781138120525/ With over 200 additional exercises and audio, it provides ample grammar practice for learners as well as the opportunity to practise listening and pronunciation skills. German Grammar Made Easy presents the essential patterns and rules of the German language in a clear and accessible manner. It is the ideal Grammar for those wishing to supplement their learning and move beyond the phrasebook level.

Practice Makes Perfect German Pronouns and Prepositions, Second Edition

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071753845

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

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Based on the successful approach of the Practice Makes Perfect series, German Pronouns and Prepositions offers a clear and engaging presentation of all aspects of pronoun and preposition usage, combined with extensive practice, for beginning and intermediate language learners. This new edition features a new review chapter that allows learners to pull together the grammar skills they’ve acquired. About the Book This new edition in the successful Practice Makes Perfect series, Practice Makes Perfect: German Pronouns and Prepositions offers a detailed examination of these two essential aspects of grammar, which language learners need to master to communicate with confidence. Learners of a foreign language often have difficulty with these areas because the usage of pronouns or prepositions rarely translates directly from English to the new language. Thus, language learners need much more practice in the areas of pronoun and preposition usage than is provided in general grammar books. This book provides clear explanations of the usage of pronouns and prepositions, followed by practical examples illustrating and clarifying each point. Extensive and varied exercises provide ample opportunity to practice. Answers to all questions are provided at the back of the book, providing immediate feedback. The new edition features a brand-new review chapter that allows learners to pull together the grammar skills they’ve acquired throughout the book. New edition features a brand-new review chapter Details all aspects of pronoun and preposition usage Clarifies the subtleties of pronouns and prepositions that often escape language learners Highly varied and extensive exercises for practice Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout Answer key provided for reference and quick feedback Combines the best elements of instruction and practice so readers find all they need in one book.

Advanced German vocabulary

Author: Harriette Lanzer,Rachel Parikh

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748757817

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 104

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Previous edition: Cheltenham: Mary Glasgow, 1994.

Practice Makes Perfect German Problem Solver

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071791159

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 240

View: 3399

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Tackle head-on all the hurdles that you find hard about learning German Practice Makes Perfect: German Problem Solver doesn't pretend that learning German is easy. Instead of covering the entirety of the language, it hones in on those areas where you might have difficulty--areas such as der vs. die vs. das, capitalization and punctuation, subject-verb agreement, determiners and adverbs of degree, and phrasal verbs. Features: A variety of extensive exercises for practice Practical and high-frequency vocabulary Answer key provided for reference and quick feedback Don't sweat those troublesome grammar areas any more! Practice Makes Perfect: German Problem Solver is your perfect learning tool for ironing out your troubles.

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

German

A Self-Teaching Guide

Author: Heimy Taylor,Werner Haas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470165510

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 279

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German A Self-Teaching Guide Learn German at your own pace Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Now you can learn how—quickly andeasily—with a practical guide that gives you the tools youneed to speak and understand German. Completely revised and updated with applications of thenewGerman spelling rules, this user-friendly guide provides youwith the basic vocabulary and grammar you need to start speakingGerman right away. It includes more than 1,000 of the mostfrequently used words in both German-English and English-Germanlists, clear explanations of German grammatical structures,entertaining mini-dialogues from real-life situations thatdemonstrate modern usage, and cultural notes that give freshinsight into contemporary German society. Like all Self-Teaching Guides, German allows you to buildgradually on what you have learned—at your own pace. Questionsand self-tests reinforce the information in each chapter and allowyou to skip ahead or focus on specific areas of concern. Packedwith useful, up-to-date information, this clear, concise volume isa valuable learning tool and reference source for anyone who wantsto improve his or her understanding of basic German. See inside for CD and audiocassette ordering information.

Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary

Author: Dorothy Richmond

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071510622

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

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Building on the success of her prior book, Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses, author Dorothy Devney Richmond helps learners attain a strong working vocabulary, no matter if they are absolute beginners or intermediate students of the language. She combines her proven instruction techniques and clear explanations with a plethora of engaging exercises, so students are motivated and hardly notice that they are absorbing so much Spanish. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary also includes basic grammar and structures of the language to complement learners’ newly acquired words. "Vocabulary Builders" help students add to their Spanish repertoire by using cognates, roots, suffixes, prefixes, and other "word-building" tools.

German Quickly

A Grammar for Reading German

Author: April Wilson

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9780820467597

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 432

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German Quickly: A Grammar for Reading German is a thorough, straightforward textbook with a sense of fun. It teaches the fundamentals for reading German literary and scholarly texts of all levels of difficulty. It can be used as an introductory text for scholars with no background in German, or it can serve as a reference text for students wishing to review German. The grammar explanations are detailed and clear, addressing common problems students encounter while learning to read German. This book includes thought-provoking and entertaining reading selections consisting mainly of aphorisms and proverbs. There are also twelve appendices, including a summary of German grammar, descriptions of German dictionaries, a partial answer key, strategies for learning German, and a humanities vocabulary section of about 3,800 words.