Complete German Beginner to Intermediate Book and Audio Course

Complete German Beginner to Intermediate Book and Audio Course : Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself

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Do you want to develop a solid understanding of German and communicate confidently with others?
Through authentic conversations, vocabulary building, grammar explanations and extensive practice and review, Complete German will equip you with the skills you need to use German in a variety of settings and situations, developing your cultural awareness along the way.

What will I achieve by the end of the course?
By the end of Complete German you will have a solid intermediate-level grounding in the four key skills - reading, writing, speaking and listening - and be able to communicate with confidence and accuracy.

Is this course for me?
If you want to move confidently from beginner to intermediate level, this is the course for you. It's perfect for the self-study learner, with a one-to-one tutor, or for the beginner classroom. It can also be used as a refresher course.

What do I get?
-23 learning units plus verbs reference and word glossary and revision section
-Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick
-Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening, and speaking
-Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner
-Culture notes - learn about the people and places of Germany
-Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims
-Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavour of real spoken German
-Test Yourself - see and track your own progress

*Complete German maps from Novice Low to Advanced Low level proficiency of ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and from A1 Beginner to B1/B2 Upper Intermediate level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines.

This pack includes a full-colour book and one MP3 CD of audio material. The MP3 CD will work in an MP3 compatible CD player or computer disc drive.
This title can also be used in conjunction with the German Teach Yourself Languages Online course (

What else can I use to learn German?
If you require an absolute Beginner course, you can try our Get Started in German Absolute Beginner course: 9781444174625
If you want to take your German further, you should try our Perfect Your German: 9780071784672

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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 408 pages
  • 169 x 242 x 55mm | 662g
  • Teach Yourself Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Bilingual edition
  • Revised ed.
  • w. col. figs.
  • 1444177397
  • 9781444177398
  • 62,777

Table of contents

: Introduction
: 01 My name is...
: 02 I'm fine
: 03 How do you write that?
: 04 Do you speak German?
: 05 In town
: 06 Work and study
: 07 Let's go to a cafe
: 08 Shopping and ordering
: 09 Leisure
: 10 The time
: 11 What are we doing today?
: 12 A ticket to Heidelberg, please
: 13 What did you do at the weekend?
: 14 We went into the countryside
: 15 Living in Germany
: 16 Which hotel shall we take?
: 17 Is fashion important?
: 18 ...and what can we give them?
: 19 Health
: 20 Weather and holidays
: 21 Telephoning and the business world
: 22 Job applications and CVs
: 23 History and general knowledge
: Listening comprehension transcripts
: Key to the exercises
: Glossary of grammatical terms
: List of common irregular verbs
: English-German vocabulary
: Taking it further
: Index to grammar
: Photo credits
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About Heiner Schenke

Paul Coggle has taught German at all levels, from school to postgraduate, both in Britain and the USA. Heiner Schenke has taught German at university level for many years. He currently teaches at Westminster University.
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