Willkommen! German Beginner's Course 2ED Revised

Willkommen! German Beginner's Course 2ED Revised : Coursebook

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Willkommen! is the best-selling German course for adult beginners. Whether you are learning for general interest, for your job, holiday, or for an exam, Willkommen! will provide you with the opportunities you need to speak, read, write and understand German with confidence, and enjoy it too! The features that set this course apart are:

* Wide choice of learning material
* All activities based on real situations
* Different types of writing practice, including letters, CVs and emails
* Reading activities based on real menus, advertisements, brochures
* Deutschland info giving practical and cultural insights into German life
* Listening material including interviews, radio and TV clips
* Course constantly updated to keep it fresh and relevant

Willkommen! provides about 120 hours of study and covers levels A1 and A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference. Used with the recordings and supplemented by Willkommen! Activity Book, the course is ideal for group-learning and will also be useful for revision and self-study.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 191 x 247 x 14mm | 560g
  • John Murray Learning
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Bilingual edition, Revised
  • 2nd edition
  • Colour photos and artwork
  • 1444165151
  • 9781444165159
  • 59,312

Table of contents

: 1 Guten Tag
: Greetings and farewells. Saying who you are. Saying where you come from and where you live. Numbers 0-10. Alphabet.
: 2 Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
: Saying how you are. Talking about nationality and languages. Talking about personal details. Numbers 11-100.
: 3 Arbeit und Studium
: Towns and cities. Jobs and professions. Work and study. Numbers 101 upwards.
: 4 Familie und Freizeit
: Activities. Leisure pursuits. Stating likes and dislikes. Family relationships.
: 5 Essen und Einkaufen
: Asking the way. Ordering food and drink. Shopping: asking / giving prices. Saying how often you do things.
: 6 Uhrzeiten und Verabredungen
: Booking a hotel room. Telling the time. Talking about daily routines. Making appointments.
: 7 Alltag in der Stadt
: Buying consumer goods. Talking about daily routines and work (cont.). Travelling around town.
: 8 Was haben Sie gemacht?
: Saying what happened at the weekend. Talking about recent events. Talking about the more distant past. Describing purchases.
: 9 Ich wohne lieber in der Stadt
: Saying where people live and what their homes are like. Making comparisons. Discussing the pros and cons of city vs. country life. Describing price and location of hotels.
: 10 Ist Mode wichtig fur Sie?
: Describing items of personal appearance. Saying what clothes you like wearing. Discussing appropriate clothes and gifts. Offering help and advice.
: 11 Urlaub, Wetter und Gesundheit
: Talking about past holidays. Reporting weather conditions. Discussing health. Reporting on aches and pains.
: 12 Das Leben in Deutschland
: Telephoning. Writing a CV. Talking about German-speaking countries. Expressing opinions on the German language.
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'As teacher of German I have found this book plus the activity book an excellent resource for teaching German to my students.' * Amazon user * '... an excellent and very appealing book both for use in the class as well as for self-study' * Amazon user review *
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About Paul Coggle

Paul Coggle is an experienced university teacher of German, who has taught courses from beginner to postgraduate level. He was a pioneer in the development and use of multimedia language learning materials at the University of Kent, and has acted as a Language Consultant for the BBC and the University of Cambridge Language Centre. He is series editor for the Teach Yourself language courses. Heiner Schenke was born in Hannover and is a native speaker of German. He has taught German at university level for many years and is Director of the Institution-wide language programme at the University of Westminster.
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