Colloquial German

2nd Edition

By Dietlinde Hatherall, Glyn Hatherall

© 2008 – Routledge

356 pages

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About the Book

Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken German. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

What makes this new edition of Colloquial German your best choice in personal language learning?

  • Interactive – lots of exercises for regular practice.
  • Clear – concise grammar notes.
  • Practical – useful vocabulary and pronunciation guide.
  • Complete – including answer key and reference section.

Audio material to accompany the course is available to download freely in MP3 format from Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.


'The individual learner - and I have tested this on a mature student who has looked at a wide range of self-learning courses - gets an excellent deal: the course is reasonably priced, the tone is not patronising, guidance is sufficient while not overdoing instructions in German …The grammar tackled is particularly accessible, the vocabulary mostly that of in daily life.' Dr Ulrike Zitzlsperger, Exeter University

Table of Contents

1. A first taste of German 2. A little shopping 3. Asking the way 4. A place to stay 5. Eating out 6. Round the clock 7. Seeing the sights 8. Getting to know you 9. The recent past 10. Where it all began 11. Home and work 12. The story so far 13. Making a date 14. Music has charms 15. Time out 16. Off to the doctor's 17. No bones broken 18. Cashing a cheque 19. Making comparisons 20. Looking back…and forwards Key to exercises Translations German-English glossary Grammar index

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