1st Edition

German: An Essential Grammar

By Bruce Donaldson Copyright 2007
    284 Pages
    by Routledge

    288 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    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


    Bruce Donaldson