Routledge Intensive German Course

Routledge Intensive German Course

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This intensive foundation course in German is designed for students with no previous knowledge of the language. Offering an original and distinctive approach to language learning, the course presents German within its cultural context and encourages both practical language skills and enhanced communicative strategies.

An answer key is supplied for all relevant exercises, and features of the course include:

reading and listening texts as well as texts for closer analysis
`language focus' sections on grammar, `test your knowledge' exercises and issues of style and social communication
informative notes explaining cultural references
lots of exercises, including revision of previously learnt vocabulary or language patterns.

Using authentic language throughout, the Routledge Intensive German Course takes students from beginner to intermediate level in one year. Progress is carefully structured, starting with simple grammar and working towards more complex points with the acquisition of a significant body of vocabulary, so ultimately enabling students to understand complex language patterns and express themselves fluently in a wide range of situations.

To perfect listening and pronunciation skills, audio materials are presented on accompanying CDs, available to order separately, and guidance for tutors, as well as links to related sites, is also available at:
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Product details

  • Electronic book text | 304 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1136761918
  • 9781136761911

Table of contents

Introduction 1. Ich heisse 2. Ich moechte bitte 3. Wie komme ich zum? 4. Freizeit und Urlaub 5. Ein Einzelzimmer bitte 6. Fitness und Gesundheit 7. Studentenleben 8. Es geht ums Geld 9. Arbeitssuche 10. Texts for Written and Aural Comprehension
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Author information

Paul Hartley is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at the University of Gloucestershire.
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