1st Edition

Colloquial German 2 The Next Step in Language Learning

By Annette Duensing, Carolyn Batstone Copyright 2010

    Do you know German already and want to go a stage further? If you’re planning a visit to Germany, need to brush up your German for work, or are simply doing a course, Colloquial German 2 is the ideal way to refresh your knowledge of the language and to extend your skills.

    Colloquial German 2 is designed to help those involved in self-study; structured to give you the opportunity to listen to and read lots of modern, everyday German. It has also been developed to work systematically on reinforcing and extending your grasp of German grammar and vocabulary.

    Key features of Colloquial German 2 include:

    • revision material to help consolidate and build up your basics
    • a wide range of contemporary authentic documents, both written and audio
    • lots of spoken and written exercises in each unit
    • highlighted key structures and phrases
    • a grammar reference and detailed answer keys

    Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.

    Unit 1. Eine neue Wohnung   Unit 2. Lernen und Lehren   Unit 3. Stadt, Region, Heimat – Town, Region, Home   Unit 4. Auf Arbeitssuche   Unit 5. Traditionen und Regionen – Traditions and Regions   Unit 6. Familienfeste   Unit 7. Alltag – Daily Life   Unit 8. Gesund Bleiben – Staying Healthy   Unit 9. Mensch und Technik – People and Technology   Unit 10. Unterwegs – On the Road   Unit 11. Aktuelles – Contemporary Issues   Unit 12. Kultur – Culture   Grammar   Summary


    Annette Duensing, Carolyn Batstone