1st Edition

Mastering German Vocabulary A Practical Guide to Troublesome Words

By Bruce Donaldson Copyright 2004
    222 Pages
    by Routledge

    224 Pages
    by Routledge

    How often have you looked up an English word in a German dictionary only to be confronted by a bewildering array of German equivalents? Which is the correct word for the context in question? Thirty years' experience in teaching Germanic languages at tertiary level to English-speaking students have made the author acutely aware of this problem. Mastering German Vocabulary explains how to use over 2,200 common German words correctly, using example sentences in German with English translations.

    In order to aid quick consultation, all German and English words are listed in separate indexes. The book is designed for all upper secondary and tertiary students of German and complements Routledge's grammar, dictionary and vocabulary building textbooks. It is a practical companion for anyone serious about perfecting their German.

    Preface, abbreviations, English to German listings, Englsh to English Index, English to German Index, German to English Index.


    Bruce Donaldson is Associate Professor at the Department of German and Swedish Studies of the University of Melbourne.

    'An excellent companion for choosing the right word for all occasions.' – Deutsch: Lehren und Lernen