Intermediate German

A Grammar and Workbook

By Anna Miell, Heiner Schenke

© 2004 – Routledge

176 pages

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About the Book

Intermediate German 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.

Features include:

  • clear explanations of the similarities and differences in English and German grammar
  • authentic language examples from a range of contemporary media
  • checklists at the end of each unit for consolidation
  • full cross-referencing throughout
  • extra tips on language learning and learning specific grammar points.

Suitable for students learning with or without a teacher, Intermediate German, together with its sister volume, Basic German, forms a structured course of the essentials of German grammar.

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Table of Contents

1. 20 Essential Tips for Intermediate Students of German 2. Spelling and Punctuation 3. Nouns (Genders, Plurals) 4. The Cases in German 5. Questions 6. Tenses in German - Overview 7. Present Tense 8. Perfect Tense 9. Imperfect 10. Plusquamperfect 11. Future Tenses 12. Modal Verbs 13. Separable, Inseparable Verbs 14. Reflexive Verbs 15. Verbs and Prepositions 16. The Passive Voice 17. Adjectival Endings 18. Comparisons and Superlative etc. 19. Prepositions and Cases 20. Numbers, Dates and Times 21. Sentence Structure / Clauses 22. Relative Clauses 23. Infinitive Clauses 24. Subjunctive 25. Reported Speech

About the Authors

Heiner Schenke is Senior Lecturer of German at the University of Westminster and has written a number of language books. Anna Miell is University Lecturer in German at the University of Westminster and at Trinity College of Music in Greenwich.

About the Series

Grammar Workbooks

These titles combine explanation with exercise work. The Basic Grammar Workbooks are for learners starting at elementary level. Intermediate Grammar Workbooks follow on from these and are for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex language. Each combines clear, concise grammar explanations with communicatively oriented exercises to help build confidence and fluency.
Suitable for independent learners and students on taught courses, the Basic and Intermediate volumes together form a structured course of the essentials of each language's grammar.

All Grammar Workbooks are available as inspection copies.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
FOR009000
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / German
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General