This topics-based textbook has been devised to meet the needs of modern courses in advanced German at undergraduate level. Features include:
* focus on practical language skills, such as writing articles, preparing CVs, translating and interpreting
* authentic contemporary texts and original audio material
* oral language practice
* grammar reinforcement.
Kenntnisse can be used as core teaching material or as a supplementary text. The complete course comprises the student's book, 2x60 minute audio cassettes and a teacher's book.
Introduction 1. Job applications and careers 2. Storytelling and radio plays 3. Writing a summary 4. Studying in German 5. Writing a report 6. Statistics and surveys 7. The press and the news 8. Electronic communication 9. Translation 10. Debate and the essay