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German Essentials For Dummies

German Essentials For Dummies

Author: Wendy Foster
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The core concepts you need to write and speak German Learning a new language is a fun and challenging feat for students at every level. Perfect for those just starting out or returning to German after some time away, German Essentials For Dummies focuses on core concepts taught (and tested on!) in a typical introductory German course. From adjectives and adverbs to understanding tenses and asking questions, you'll skip the suffering and score high marks at exam time with the help of German Essentials For Dummies. Designed for students (and parents) who want the key concepts and a few examples-without the review, ramp-up, and anecdotal content- German Essentials For Dummies is a perfect solution for exam-cramming, homework help, and reference. Focuses on everything from grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciations to verb forms and tenses Perfect for a refresher or a quick reference Aids you in writing assignments, tests, and conversational German If you have some knowledge of German and want to polish your skills, German Essentials For Dummies focuses on just the core concepts you need to communicate effectively.
Author description

Wendy Foster has been a teacher, writer, editor, and translator. She is the author of Intermediate German For Dummies. Paulina Christensen, PhD, and Anne Fox are veteran language instructors.

Table of contents
Introduction 1 Chapter 1: Laying the Foundations of German 5 Chapter 2: Grasping Gender and Case 23 Chapter 3: Handling the Present 37 Chapter 4: Modifying with Modal Auxiliary Verbs 55 Chapter 5: Describing and Connecting Your Thoughts 69 Chapter 6: Asking and Answering Questions 93 Chapter 7: Stepping Back in the Past 109 Chapter 8: Focusing on the Future 125 Chapter 9: Understanding Verb Moods 135 Chapter 10: Ten Important Verb Distinctions 149 Appendix: Verb Charts 155 Index 169
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General Fields

  • : 9781118184226
  • : John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
  • : John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
  • : April 2012
  • : 216mm X 139mm X 11mm
  • : June 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Wendy Foster
  • : Paperback
  • : 192
  • : Illustrations