About Hammer's German Grammar and Usage, 5E (9781444120165):
Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, Hammer's German Grammar and Usage provides students and teachers with a complete guide to German as it is written and spoken today. It includes clear and concise descriptions of all the main grammatical phenomena of German and their use and distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal. This combination reference grammar and manual of current usage will prove invaluable to students and teachers of German from intermediate to advanced level. Praised for its clear layout and lucid explanations, the new edition includes updated examples with direct relevance to today's students.
CEFR Categorisation: C1 - C2
About Practising German Grammar, 3E (9781444120172):
The new edition of Practising German Grammar offers a set of varied and accessible exercises for developing a deep practical awareness of German as it is spoken and written today. It can be used alone or as the ideal companion to the fifth edition of the widely acclaimed Hammer's German Grammar and Usage. This edition benefits from the addition of a glossary of grammatical terms and a variety of new and updated exercises designed to stimulate even the most grammar-shy student. Lively, authentic texts and activities, as well as jokes and cartoons, help students to expand their vocabulary and their ability to speak German.
CEFR Categorisation: B2 - C1
Martin Durrell is Emeritus Professor at the University of Manchester, UK.
Katrin Kohl is Professor of German Literature at Jesus College, Oxford University, UK.
Gudrun Loftus is Lecturer in German Language, St John's College, Oxford University, UK.