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2nd Edition

Intermediate German
A Grammar and Workbook

ISBN 9781138304086
Published December 17, 2019 by Routledge
256 Pages

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Book Description

Intermediate German: A Grammar and Workbook is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and now wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the units combines concise grammar explanations with examples and exercises to help build confidence and fluency.

The new edition includes:

  • up-to-date cultural aspects of German-speaking countries
  • extended entries on adverbs and the imperative
  • Did you know? sections with tips on learning strategies, and on contemporary usage
  • more exercises to refine retention

Suitable for students learning with or without a teacher, Intermediate German forms a structured course of the essentials of German grammar and is suitable for students at intermediate level, corresponding to levels A2–B1+ on the CEFR or Intermediate High/Advanced Low with the ACTFL.

Table of Contents


1 Nouns and gender

2 Plural of nouns

3 Articles, possessives and other determiners

4 Cases

5 Pronouns

6 Reflexive verbs

7 Modal verbs

8 Verbs with separable and inseparable prefixes

9 Verbs and prepositions

10 The imperative

11 The present tense

12 The present perfect tense

13 The simple past tense

14 The past perfect tense

15 The future tense

16 Adjectives

17 Adverbs

18 Prepositions

19 Forming questions

20 Conjunctions and clauses

21 Word order and sentence structure

22 Relative clauses

23 Negative constructions

24 The passive voice

25 Subjunctive forms

26 Indirect speech

Key to exercises and checklists

Glossary of grammatical terms

List of common irregular verbs


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Anna Miell is a Lecturer in German at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in Greenwich and works as a language consultant in London.

Heiner Schenke is Senior Lecturer of German at the University of Westminster and was Director of the University's Institution-wide Language Programme for many years. He has published a number of language books.