Hammer s German Grammar and Usage

Author: Martin Durrell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1138853712
Release Date: 2017-01-23
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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. "

Hammer s German Grammar and Usage

Author: Martin Durrell
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781317525554
Release Date: 2016-12-08
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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
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.

Using German

Author: Martin Durrell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521530008
Release Date: 2003-09-04
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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.

A Frequency Dictionary of German

Author: Randall Jones
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135182960
Release Date: 2015-06-03
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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.

Essential German Grammar

Author: Guy Stern
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486113395
Release Date: 2012-04-18
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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

Schaum s Outline of German Grammar

Author: Elke Gschossmann-Hendershot
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071823357
Release Date: 2014-02-07
Genre: Study Aids

Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately, there's Schaum's. This all-in-one-package includes more than 400 exercises with answers to sharpen your German grammar skills. Plus, you will have access to 2.5 hours of downloadable audio files for additional practice--it's just like having your own virtual tutor! You'll find everything you need to build confidence, skills, and knowledge for the highest score possible. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. Helpful tables and illustrations increase your understanding of the subject at hand. This Schaum's Outline gives you More than 400 exercises with answers Coverage of contemporary conversational German, including expressions, slang, and idioms Support for all the major textbooks for German courses Fully compatible with your classroom text, Schaum's highlights all the important facts you need to know. Use Schaum’s to shorten your study time--and get your best test scores! Schaum's Outlines--Problem Solved.

German grammar and usage

Author: Alfred Edward Hammer
Publisher: Hodder Arnold
ISBN: STANFORD:36105038850975
Release Date: 1977
Genre: Foreign Language Study


Practicing German Grammar

Author: Martin Durrell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1444120425
Release Date: 2011-06-24
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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.

German Grammar

Author: W. Rowlinson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198603428
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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.

Using German Vocabulary

Author: Sarah M. B. Fagan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521797004
Release Date: 2004-05-27
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This textbook provides a comprehensive and thematically structured vocabulary for undergraduate students of German. Divided into 20 manageable units, it deals with vocabulary relating to the physical, social, cultural, economic, and political world. Word lists are graded into three levels reflecting to difficulty and likely usefulness, and are accompanied by extensive exercises, which are designed to reinforce work done with the lists, and are suitable for classroom and private study. Clearly organized and accessible, Using German Vocabulary will meet the needs of a variety of courses on any undergraduate programme.

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

Author: Martin Durrell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0815393946
Release Date: 2017-09-13
Genre:

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 Pronunciation

Author: Christopher Hall
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 0719066891
Release Date: 2003-09-06
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This revised and updated edition of Modern German Pronunciation offers the most complete guide to the correct pronunciation of German for native speakers of English. It begins with an introduction to the problems of pronunciation and the basic concepts of phonetics. The following chapters take each aspect of pronunciation in turn: consonants, vowels, stress and intonation, and the conversational pronunciation of German with its many reduced or "weak" forms. The text is comprehensively illustrated with clear pronunciation and intonation diagrams and the emphasis is on the problems that speakers of English are known to encounter when learning to speak German. This second edition has been revised and updated, taking into account comments and suggestions from readers and adapting the German texts to the new official spelling. A significant new feature is the discussion of English-speaking learners of German has been extended to include American learners, reflecting the use world-wide of the first edition of this volume.

French Grammar and Usage

Author: Rodger Hawkins
Publisher:
ISBN: 0340807342
Release Date: 2001-04-02
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

'French Grammar and Usage' has rapidly established itself as the most up-to-date grammar on the market. It provides English speaking students and teachers with a comprehensive and accessible guide to French grammar. Praised for its clear lay-out and lucid explanations, this essential learning tool has now been revised in response to extensive feedback from teachers using the first edition. The improvements of the second edition include a through reworking of the index and cross-referencing, minor structural reorganisation of material, and updated examples.