German: An Essential Grammar is a practical reference guide to the core structures and features of modern German. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations and sets out the complexities of German in short, readable sections.
Suitable for either independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult education classes, key features include:
- focus on the morphology and syntax of the language
- clear explanations of grammatical terms
- full use of authentic examples
- a detailed contents list and index for easy access to information.
With an emphasis on the German native speakers use today, German: An Essential Grammar will help students to read, speak and write the language with greater confidence.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. Pronunciation 2. Spelling 3. Punctuation 4. Cases 5. Articles 6. Demonstratives 7. Nouns 8. Pronouns 9. Adjectives 10. Adverbs 11. Verbs 12. Conjunctions 13. Preopositions 14. Numerals 15. Negation 16. Common German Abbreviations 17. Language Functions 18. Grammar Charts 19. German Grammatical Terminology 20. Regional Variants of German