German Grammar in Context, Second Edition
To Be Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge – 250 pages
Series: Languages in Context
German Grammar in Context presents an accessible and engaging approach to learning grammar. Each chapter opens with a real-life extract from a German newspaper, magazine, poem, book or internet source and uses this text as the starting point for explaining a particular key area of German grammar. A range of exercises follow at the end of the chapter, helping students to reinforce and test their understanding, and an answer key is also provided at the back of the book.
This second edition features:
German Grammar in Context will be an essential resource for intermediate to advanced students of German. It is suitable for both classroom use and independent study.
This book is to be welcomed as a valuable resource for the study and revision of German Grammar in context
Deutsch: Lehren und Lernen
Contents Foreword Acknowledgements List of grammatical terms 1. Gender 2. Noun plurals 3. Case 4. Use of articles 5. Adjectives 6. Comparatives & superlatives 7. Personal pronouns & possessives 8. Demonstratives 9. Relative pronouns 10. Present tense 11. Imperative 12. Past tense 13. Perfect 14. Pluperfect 15. Future (including future perfect) 16. Conditional (including conditional perfect) 17. Subjunctive in reported speech 18. Passive 19. Separable verbs 20. Reflexive verbs 21. Infinitives (with (um) … zu and with modal verbs) 22. Negation 23. Questions 24. Prepositions 25. Conjunctions 26. Word order 27. Word formation 28. Spelling and punctuation Appendix 1: Common strong and irregular verbs Appendix 2: Article and adjective endings Appendix 3: Revision texts Appendix 4: Key to exercises Appendix 5: Key to revision texts Recommended reading Index
Carol Fehringer is Senior Lecturer at Newcastle University, UK