German All-in-One For Dummies : with CD
- Paperback | 720 pages
- 188 x 232 x 36mm | 960g
- 09 Jul 2013
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- New York, United States
- Bilingual edition
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Companion CD allows for more practice speaking the language
Your all-encompassing guide to speaking, reading, and writing German
Guten Tag! German All-in-One For Dummies brings together content from the Dummies German library into one handy guide that covers all the bases of the German language. Plus, it includes a companion CD that allows for even more opportunities to practice speaking the language. You'll also find additional content on grammar and usage to empower you to use and speak German like a native. If you want to improve your German, whether for work, travel, or enjoyment, German All-in-One For Dummies has you covered.
Talkin' the talk -- get your feet wet with some basic German phrases, common greetings, and everyday conversation topics Out and about -- get the know-how to confidently navigate public transportation, dine out, find a hotel, and handle an emergency in German-speaking regions of the world Get down with grammar -- grasp the various parts of speech, including nouns, adjectives, adverbs, and verbs, unlock the mysteries of gender and case, and find out how to construct sentences in German Fine-tuning -- understand the difference between the conversational past and the simple (narrative) past; find out how to choose the correct verb form to express yourself in the future; and learn how to use reflexive verbs
Open the book and find:
Popular German phrases and expressions A close-up look at combining nouns and pronouns with verbs How to ask and answer questions Six modal verbs that help you be polite, ask for help, and talk about what you do The lowdown on how to use tricky two-part verbs How to connect shorter ideas with conjunctions to build more complex sentences Verb tables for conjugating verbs
More than 25 audio tracks to help improve your listening comprehension and speaking skills
Please see CD appendix for complete system requirements.
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About Wendy Foster
Paulina Christensen has been working as a writer, editor, and translator for more than 10 years. She has developed, written, and edited numerous German-language textbooks and teachers' handbooks for Berlitz International. Dr. Christensen recieved her MA and PhD from Dusseldorf University, Germany.
Anne Fox has been working as a translator, editor, and writer for more than 12 years. She studied at Interpreter's School, Zurich, Switzerland, and holds a degree in translation. Most recently she has been developing, writing, and editing student textbooks and teacher handbooks for Berlitz.