2nd Edition

Intermediate German A Grammar and Workbook

By Anna Miell, Heiner Schenke Copyright 2020
    256 Pages
    by Routledge

    256 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.


    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



    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.