Hammer's German Grammar and Usage

Author: Martin Durrell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 553

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Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, HAMMER'S GERMAN GRAMMAR AND USAGEprovides you with a complete guide to German as it is written and spoken today. This new edition includes: -concise descriptions of the main grammatical phenomena of German and their use -examples of grammar taken from contemporary German, helping you to understand the underlying grammatical principles more quickly -invaluable guidance on pronunciation and the German accent -discussion of new words from English roots such as 'zertweeten' ('to tweet'), helping you to communicate in German as used by Germans today -clarification on the spelling reform and current spellings of German, thus increasing your confidence while writing and reading in German. Praised for its clear layout and lucid explanations, this new edition distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal, and offers you a combination of reference grammar and manual of current usage that you will find invaluable, whether a student or a teacher, at intermediate or advanced level.

German Made Simple

Author: Eugene Jackson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: German language

Page: 274

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A complete beginner's course in German which covers the reqirements of syllabuses in GCSE examinations and the ordinary grade of the Scottish Certificate of Education. It is also suitable for the elementary and intermediate grades of the RSA, and gives the basic grammar required for A level and higher grades of the RSA and similar examinations.

German in Review

Author: Kimberly Sparks

Publisher: Harcourt Brace College Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Allemand (Langue) - Grammaire

Page: 379

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German in Review is an intermediate-level review grammar that for almost twenty years has been the leading German reference grammar. Appropriate for third- and fourth-semester college classes, each chapter covers a specific grammar topic. Most of these chapters are sub-divided into levels, beginning with the most basic principles, then proceeding to more advanced material. Each level concludes with a series of exercises, usually moving from strictly controlled exercises on a single aspect of the topic, to combination exercises ("Synthetic Exercises"), and finally to English-to-German translation activities ("Express in German"). - Publisher.

Everyday Life in the German Book Trade

Friedrich Nicolai as Bookseller and Publisher in the Age of Enlightenment

Author: Pamela E. Selwyn

Publisher: Penn State Press

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 440

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In his popular book The Germans (1982), Stanford historian Gordon Craig remarked: "When German intellectuals at the end of the eighteenth century talked of living in a Frederican age, they were sometimes referring not to the monarch in Sans Souci, but to his namesake, the Berlin bookseller Friedrich Nicolai." Such was the importance attributed to Nicolai’s role in the intellectual life of his age by his own contemporaries. While long neglected by students of the period, who tended to accept the caricature of him as a philistine who failed to recognize Goethe’s genius, Nicolai has experienced a resurgence of interest among scholars reexploring the German Enlightenment and the literary marketplace of the eighteenth century. This book, drawing upon Nicolai’s large unpublished correspondence, rounds out the picture we have of Nicolai already as author and critic by focusing on his roles as bookseller and publisher and as an Aufkärer in the book trade.