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    German Grammar in Context: Analysis and Practice (Languages in Context) (Paperback)(German) By (author) Carol Fehringer

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    Description'German Grammar in Context' takes authentic texts from a variety of sources - modern German literature, journalistic and scientific writings, transcriptions of everyday dialogue and colloquial speech - and uses them as the starting point for the illustration and explanation of key areas of German grammar, particularly those which cause difficulties for English speakers. Each chapter deals with a key grammatical point, and begins with a short text followed by a detailed explanation of the relevant grammar, together with a range of exercises to give students the opportunity to practice the grammatical point in hand. The exercises are based around a particular topic so that students can build up their vocabulary at the same time as practising the grammar, and the focus is on everyday words and expressions which students are likely to use themselves. A key to the exercises is included at the back of the book.


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    Title
    German Grammar in Context
    Subtitle
    Analysis and Practice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Carol Fehringer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 173 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    German
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780340763100
    ISBN 10: 0340763108
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2ACG
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
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    BIC subject category V2: CJBG
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Ingram Subject Code: LF
    Libri: I-LF
    DC22: 438.2421
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    B&T Approval Code: A20323000
    BISAC V2.8: FOR009000
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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.2T
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC21: 438.2
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 18400
    BIC subject category V2: 2ACG
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    LC classification: PF3112 .F39 2002
    Thema V1.0: CJBG
    Edition
    Bilingual edition
    Edition statement
    Bilingual
    Illustrations note
    black & white tables
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    HODDER EDUCATION
    Publication date
    07 June 2010
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Carol Fehringer is Senior Lecturer in German at the University of Newcastle.
    Review quote
    This book is to be welcomed as a valuable resource for the study and revision of German Grammar in context Deutsch: Lehren und Lernen
    Back cover copy
    Learn to use German grammar like a native speakerThe best way to bring the grammar of a language to life is by experiencing it in context, as it is actually used by native speakers and writers. "German Grammar in Context" presents authentic texts from newspapers and magazines from across the German-speaking world and uses them as the starting point for the illustration and explanation of key areas of German grammar, particularly those that cause difficulties for English speakers.Each chapter covers a different grammatical concept using: Lively texts that capture your interest, including magazine articles, song lyrics, the writings of Freud, recipes, and transcriptions from a TV talk show Clear explanations of the grammar points you encounter in the text example Exercises for you to practice key points and build your vocabulary A key to the exercises so you can check your progress Whether you are an intermediate or an advanced student of German, you'll find "German Grammar in Context" invaluable for individual or classroom learning.Includes sources from around the German-speaking world, such as"Der Spiegel Online" "Die Verwandlung" "DeutschlandRadio Koln" "Brigitte" "Die Traumdeutung" "Die Welt" "Die Verwirrungen des Zoglings Torle" "Deutschlandfunk" "Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum" "Gedichte III" "Barbel Schafer Talkshow" "Die Physiker" "Vom Haben zum Sein" "Uni-Spiegel (Online)" "Der Alte" "Amanda Herzlos"
    Table of contents
    Gender Noun plurals Case Use of articles Adjectives Comparatives and superlatives Personal pronouns and possessives Demonstratives Relative pronouns Present tense Imperative Past tense Perfect tense Pluperfect tense Future Conditional Subjunctive in reported speech Passive Separable verbs Reflexive verbs Infinitives and modal verbs Negation Questions Prepositions Conjunctions Word Order Word formation Punctuation and spelling Appendices Index