Developing Writing Skills in German

Edited by Annette Duensing, Uwe Baumann

© 2006 – Routledge

272 pages

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Paperback: 9780415397469
pub: 2006-05-24
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About the Book

Developing Writing Skills in German, is a unique course designed to improve the reading and writing skills of intermediate students of German. Presenting a wide range of authentic written materials, the book aims to develop reading strategies and the ability to write texts of various types - essays, articles and reviews - while imparting an understanding of important aspects of German society.

From the environment to consumerism, each chapter focuses on a different theme and concentrates on the advancement of particular skills; all the chapters conclude with a task appropriate to the skills focus of the section.

Summary writing, note-taking, the use of mind-maps to collect ideas, and other strategies for successful writing in German are presented here. This course is suitable both for classroom use and independent study, with feedback and answer key supplied at the back of the book.

About the Editors

Both Annette Duensing and Uwe Baumann are members of the German course team at the Open University.

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Developing Writing Skills

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Subject Categories

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