German Grammar in Context, 3rd Edition includes updated textual examples which provide the basis for an accessible and engaging approach to learning grammar.
Using authentic texts from a variety of contemporary sources such as newspapers, magazines, poems, TV and film scripts, books or online sources, each chapter explores a key aspect of German grammar. Following each text, exercises are provided to reinforce understanding and build effective comprehension and communication skills. Helpful keyword boxes translate difficult vocabulary in the texts, and recommended reading sections offer advice on additional grammar resources and website links.
German Grammar in Context is an essential resource for students at CEFR level B1–C2 and Intermediate–Advanced High on the ACTFL scale. It is suitable for both classroom use and independent study.
Table of Contents
2 Noun plurals
4 Use of articles
6 Comparatives and superlatives
7 Personal pronouns and possessives
9 Relative pronouns
10 Present tense
12 Past tense
13 Perfect tense
14 Pluperfect tense
15 Future tense
17 Subjunctive in reported speech
19 Separable verbs
20 Reflexive verbs
21 Infinitives and modal verbs
26 Word order
27 Word formation
28 Punctuation and spelling
Appendix 1: Common strong and irregular verbs
Appendix 2: Article and adjective endings
Appendix 3: Revision texts
Appendix 4: Key to exercises
Appendix 5: Key to revision texts - analysis questions
Carol Fehringer is a Senior Lecturer of German, Dutch and linguistics in the School of Modern Languages, University of Newcastle, UK.