Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, Hammer’s German Grammar provides you with a complete guide to German as it is written and spoken today.
In a new layout to enable better referencing, this new edition includes:
Praised for its lucid explanations, this new edition distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal. Hammer’s German Grammar also offers you a combination of reference grammar and manual of current usage that you will find invaluable, whether a student or a teacher, at intermediate or advanced level.
This Grammar is accompanied by the workbook, Practising German Grammar, which features related exercises and activities. Created especially for the new edition, a companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/durrell offers a wide range of exercises and quizzes on all the main areas of German, suitable for self-study and to accompany instructed grammar courses.
1 Nouns 2 Case 3 Personal pronouns 4 The articles 5 Other determiners and pronouns 6 Adjectives 7 Adverbs 8 Numerals 9 Modal particles 10 Verbs: conjugation 11 The infinitive and the participles 12 The uses of the tenses 13 The passive 14 Mood: the imperative and subjunctive 15 The modal auxiliaries 16 Verbs: valency 17 Conjunctions and subordination 18 Prepositions 19 Word order 20 Word formation 21 Spelling and punctuation