German Demystified

German Demystified

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Baker & Taylor
A step-by-step guide through the key grammar fundamentals of the German language covers everyday topics and conversational expressions and includes an audio CD to provide oral practice and pronunciation basics.

Blackwell Publishing
It's time to say auf wiedersehen to your fears of learning a new language. With this easy-to-follow guide, you'll have no problem speaking and understanding German. Before you know it, you'll get past danke and really be able to converse.

Beginning with everyday German expressions and a review of basic pronunciation, German DeMYSTiFieD, second edition, covers key grammar fundamentals such as common verb tenses, adjectives, and adverbs. Step by step, you'll build your German vocabulary with essential words and phrases and quickly master the language. Test yourself at the end of every Chapter for reinforcement that you're fast on your way to speaking, writing, and understanding German.

This fast and easy guide features:

Step-by-step guidance through the fundamentals of German

Hundreds of exercises that help you reinforce your new language skills

Expert tricks for conquering subtopics you may find difficult

Coverage of everyday topics and conversational expressions

Quizzes at the end of each Chapter and a final exam that reinforce new language skills

A companion 75-minute audio CD that provides important oral practice and pronunciation basics

McGraw Hill

Lick your language problems with DeMYSTiFieD!

Want to get the most out of German but don't know where to start? No problem! German DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition takes the angst out of learning the language.

Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide provides a firm foundation in German-language basics. You’ll move on to mastering subjects such as using verbs, asking questions, telling time, counting, and more. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning.

It's a no brainer. You'll learn:

  • The German Alphabet
  • Special Characters
  • Definite Articles
  • Conjugations
  • Pronouns
  • And more

Topics include: German Prounuciation, People and Names,Asking Questions,Describing People and Things,Indicting Possession,Actions in the Present, Irregularties in Present Tense Verbs, Talking About Location, Talking Abut the Past, Time and Calendar, More Talking About the Past,Important Details, Talking About the Future, Review of Verbs Tenses, Linking Ideas Together, Comparing Things,Using Commands,Using the Passive Voice,Using the Subjunctive Mood,Expressing Wishes and Conditions

Publisher: New York : Mcgraw-Hill, [2011]
Edition: Second edition
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780071755887
Branch Call Number: 438.2421 SWICK
Characteristics: xv, 432 pages ; 24 cm + 1 sound disc (75 min. : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.)
Notes: Includes index


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