The Everything Learning German Book: Speak, Write, and Understand Basic German in No Time

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Order das beste Bier at Oktoberfest! Hitch a ride on der Autobahn! Say"Wilkommen" to your neuen deutschen Freunde!

Learning to sprechen Sie Deutsches is fun--and far easier than you might think...

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Edward Swick, MA (Chicago, IL), has been teaching languages for more than thirty years. He holds master’s degrees in German, Russian, and English, and was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Hamburg. He is the author of several German, Russian, and ESL textbooks and wrote the first edition of The Everything Learning German Book andThe Everything German Phrase Book.

Order das beste Bier at Oktoberfest! Hitch a ride on der Autobahn! Say"Wilkommen" to your neuen deutschen Freunde!

Learning to sprechen Sie Deutsches is fun--and far easier than you might think. German and English are closely related--you already knowviele Phrasen! With this guide, you will make sense of this fascinating language in no time.

This practical, hands-on Buch comes with easy-to-understand lessons, useful exercises, and a CD for pronunciation help. Building on the German language's close relation to English, this all-new edition covers everything from basic introductions to verb conversions. You will learn to:

  • Ich mochte ein Berliner, bitte. Order food with ease.
  • Wie viel kostet der Kase? Ask how much items cost.
  • Der Vater kaufte seinem Sohn ein Fahrrad. Understand direct and indirect objects.
  • viel / mehr / am meisten. Use superlatives to communicate more effectively.
  • Der Ball wird von dem Mann geschlagen. Know when to use passive voice.
Whether you want to sample das stoutest Lager or converse with your grandparents in their native tongue, you'll soon discover just how easy it is to learn German!

This edition includes completely new material on:

  • Rules of spelling and punctuation
  • Appropriate language for correspondence in German, including e-mail
  • Updated exercises

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ISBN 9781598699890
Genre FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / German
Pages 291
Publisher Date 2009-11-18 00:00:00.0
Publisher Adams Media Corp
Copyright Year 2009
Height 9.5 in
Wdth 8.25 in
Thickness 0.75 in
Unit weight 1.3 lb
Language German
Subtitle Speak, Write, and Understand Basic German in No Time
Series Name Everything Series
Edition Number 2
Edition Detail Bilingual
Audience General/trade
Authors Swick, Edward

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  • Very good book

    Great book. It's comprehensive and yet simple and easy to follow. It's not a vocabulary builder or conversation book. Use this as your first German book.

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