Using German: A Guide to Contemporary Usage

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This thoroughly revised edition helps those who have already acquired the basics of German and wish to extend their fluency and confidence. Focusing on the particular needs of the English-speaking user, it incorporates important information on recent trends and changes in the German language, including the 1998 spelling reforms, and on style, register and regional variation, which is frequently ignored by conventional textbooks. First Edition Hb (1992): 0-521-42077-6 First Edition Pb (1992): 0-521-31556-5

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This is a new, thoroughly revised edition of the acclaimed Using German, first published in 1992. It provides guidance for those who have already acquired the basics of German and wish to extend their fluency and confidence. Focusing on the particular needs of the English-speaking user, it incorporates important information on recent trends and changes in the German language, including the 1998 spelling reforms, and on style, register and regional variation, frequently ignored by conventional textbooks. It will be an invaluable source of up-to-date guidance on grammar and vocabulary.

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Martin Durrell is Henry Simon Professor of German at the University of Manchester. He has published widely on the German language and is a member of the International Academic Council of the Institut für Deutsche Sprache, Mannheim.

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