German Quickly

Author: April Wilson
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 0820467596
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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.

Reading German

Author: Waltraud Coles
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198700040
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Reading German is a structured reading course designed to take a wide variety of users to an independent reading of authentic German texts. It is ideally suited for courses in colleges and universities, for students or specialists in any discipline, and for independent learners. Drawing on recent research into reading in a foreign language, the course chapters focus on the recognition and decoding of progressively complex written structures, before rehearsing a variety of strategies (suchas skimming and scanning) for negotiating longer and more complex texts. The book has four sections: a 16-chapter reading course an extensive reference section containing a specially-designed grammar of written German a further exercises section, for further work on recognizing structures a text corpus containing 23 texts of various types, with facing English translations. Grammatical points explained in the reference section are frequently illustrated using examples located in the text corpus. The only other resource the user will need is a bilingual dictionary. Advice on how to use a dictionary is contained in the reference section.

German for Reading

Author: John R. Wendel
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
ISBN: 9781585107476
Release Date: 2015-09-05
Genre: Foreign Language Study

German for Reading presupposes no previous acquaintance with German and can be used with equal effectiveness by graduate students in the arts and sciences who are preparing to pass a reading knowledge examination, or by undergraduates who are beginning to deal seriously with the problems of reading. Its programmed format permits it to be used either as a classroom text or by individuals working on their own. The second edition builds on strengths of the first while updating outdated terminology, removing terms and phrases no longer in use, and incorporating many revisions made in light of suggestions from readers.

Grammar Handbook for Reading German Texts

Author: Hanna Rogalla
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
ISBN: 3468498810
Release Date: 1985-01
Genre: German language

Offers guidelines for reading German publications in the original. Contains detailed information on grammatical problems and word forms with many examples. This text is supplemented by a general vocabulary of approximately 1,800 words. The language of instruction is English.

A Theological German Vocabulary

Author: Walter M. Mosse
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 9781597528931
Release Date: 2006-10-01
Genre: Religion

On the initiative of Professor Paul Tillich, lectures on theological German were given at Union Theological Seminary, New York (beginning in 1948), later also at Princeton Theological Seminary, at Yale University Divinity School, and at the Theological Seminary of Drew University. In the course of the lectures faculty members and students asked me repeatedly for a special German-English theological vocabulary. This book is intended to meet their request. It contains basic theological expressions the knowledge of which is indispensable for reading theological texts. Furthermore it seemed to be expedient to include words which, although not strictly theological, are often used in a theological context. . . . In principal my selection has been limited to words and phrases current in theological writing of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. --from the Preface

Reading French

Author: K. Janet Ritch
Publisher: Clements Pub. = Éditions Clements
ISBN: 1894667271
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Current textbooks which introduce students to a reading knowledge of French are usually designed for the Arts and Sciences. This textbook is designed to fill the gap for persons of religious persuasion. The exercises introduce vocabulary from Christian liturgy, various translations of the Bible and French religious history and theology. For research purposes, a comprehensive summary of French grammar and principles of translation are provided for accurate translation from French into English. The second edition is complete with answer key in an appendix.

Essential German Grammar

Author: Martin Durrell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317541820
Release Date: 2015-02-20
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

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.

The German Handbook

Author: Paul Webster
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521648602
Release Date: 1999-06-17
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Cambridge Express German is for students studying German as a second foreign language in a two or three year course to GCSE/Standard Grade. As the book is designed to complement the Cambridge Express German course, Euroskop is fully cross-referenced to the appropriate pages in The German Handbook. However, the Handbook can be used as a stand-alone reference work, or in conjunction with other courses, and is also invaluable for revision. This updated version of The German Handbook is a practical grammar reference and revision guide for all learners in the first years of learning German.

A Short Course in Reading French

Author: Celia Brickman
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231156776
Release Date: 2012-12-04
Genre: Foreign Language Study

A book designed for those interested in French translation or proficiency exams teaches the basics of French grammar, reinforcing its lessons with exercises and key practice translations. Original.

The Everything Essential German Book

Author: Edward Swick
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440567582
Release Date: 2013-07-18
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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!

Intermediate German

Author: Anna Miell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134454273
Release Date: 2013-05-13
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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.