Practising German Grammar
Published June 24th 2011 by Routledge – 256 pages
This new edition of PRACTISING GERMAN GRAMMAR provides you with varied and accessible exercises for developing an in-depth and practical awareness of German as it is spoken and written today.
Whether used independently or as the ideal companion to the fifth edition of the widely acclaimed HAMMER'S GERMAN GRAMMAR AND USAGE, this third edition of PRACTISING GERMAN GRAMMAR provides you with the right tools to understand German successfully.
Using lively, authentic texts from a wide range of original sources and offering a variety of new and updated exercises designed to stimulate even the most grammar-shy student, PRACTISING GERMAN GRAMMAR THIRD EDITION will help you to to expand your vocabulary and improve your ability to speak German.
Points for the user
3. Personal pronouns
4. The articles
5. Other determiners and pronouns
8. Comparison of adjectives and adverbs
10. Modal particles
11. Expressions of time
12. Verbs: conjugation
13. The infinitive and the participles
14. The uses of the tenses
15. The passive
16. Mood: the imperative and subjunctive
17. The modal auxiliaries
18. Verbs: valency
19. Conjunctions and subordination
21. Word order
22. Word formation
23. Spelling and punctuation
Answers to exercises
Glossary of grammatical terms
MARTIN DURRELL is Emeritus Professor at the University of Manchester.
KATRIN KOHL is Professor of German Literature at Jesus College, Oxford University.
GUDRUN LOFTUS is Lecturer in German Language, St John's College, Oxford University