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    DescriptionLong 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.


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    Title
    Hammer's German Grammar and Usage
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Martin Durrell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 572
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 241 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 816 g
    Language
    German
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781444120165
    ISBN 10: 1444120166
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2ACG
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: CJBG
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Ingram Subject Code: LF
    DC22: 438.2421
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FOR009000
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    Libri: DEUS5430
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.2T
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    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: FOR000000
    DC22: 438.2/421
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15630
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PF3112 .D77 2011
    DC23: 438.2421
    Thema V1.0: CJBG
    Thema language qualifier V1.0: 2ACG
    Edition
    5, Revised
    Edition statement
    5th Revised edition
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    HODDER EDUCATION
    Publication date
    10 July 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Martin Durrell, Emeritus Professor of German, Manchester University
    Review quote
    "Prof. Durrell's approach to teaching German as a Foreign Language takes into account how German is actually used in a variety of contexts and registers. His use of 'real' examples to illustrate the language is innovative and much to be applauded." Dr Nils Langer, Reader in German Linguistics, University of Bristol, UK
    Table of contents
    List of tables List of abbreviations and points for the user 1. Nouns 2. Case 3. Personal pronouns 4. The articles 5. Other determiners and pronouns 6. Adjectives 7. Adverbs 8. Comparison of adjectives and adverbs 9. Numerals 10. Modal particles 11. Expressions of time 12. Conjugation 13. The infinitive and the participles 14. Uses of the tenses 15. The passive 16. Mood: the imperative and the subjunctive 17. The modal auxiliaries 18. Verbs: valency 19. Conjunctions and subordination 20. Prepositions 21. Word order 22. Word formation 23. Spelling, pronunciation and punctuation