Upgrade your German

By Silke Mentchen, Annemarie Kunzl-Snodgrass

© 2003 – Routledge

248 pages

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pub: 2003-03-28
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About the Book

Do you want to increase your chances of getting a top grade in your German exam? Upgrade your German offers a thirty-day revision programme that is guaranteed to improve your results. In the countdown to your exams, simply spend between 30 minutes and an hour a day with this book, and see your mark upgrade.



This short revision guide focuses on three key strategies for improving your exam results: eliminating basic errors and slips of the pen; increasing and consolidating your vocabulary; and improving the style and quality of your German.

Table of Contents

Day 1 Key points: cases
Day 2 Vocabulary: describing people
Day 3 Key points: pronouns
Day 4 Vocabulary: family and society
Day 5 Key points: Nouns - genders and plurals
Day 6 Vocabulary: Leisure
Day 7 Key points: relative clauses
Day 8 Vocabulary: film
Day 9 Key points: verb forms
Day 10 Style: Politeness
Day 11 Key points: Adjective endings
Day 12 Vocabulary: City life
Day 13 Key points: Prepositions 1
Day 14 Vocabulary: Europe
Day 15 Key points: Prepositions 2
Day 16 Vocabulary: Migration
Day 17 Key points: verbs and prepositions
Day 18 Vocabulary: Talking about academic subjects
Day 19 Key points: Tenses and irregular verbs
Day 20 Vocabulary: Education
Day 21 Key points: time expressions
Day 22 Vocabulary: History and dates
Day 23 Key points: Word order and textual cohesion
Day 24 Vocabulary: Literature
Day 25 Key points: Passive
Day 26 Style: Nominalization
Day 27 Vocabulary: Environment
Day 28 Key points: Conditionals
Day 29 Style: Reported speech
Day 30 Bumper self-test

About the Authors

Annemarie Kunzl-Snodgrass and Silke Mentchen are both University Language Teaching Officers in German at the University of Cambridge.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General