German Essentials For Dummies

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9781118184226: German Essentials For Dummies

The core concepts you need to write and speak German

Learning a new language is a fun and challenging feat for students at every level. Perfect for those just starting out or returning to German after some time away, German Essentials For Dummies focuses on core concepts taught (and tested on!) in a typical introductory German course. From adjectives and adverbs to understanding tenses and asking questions, you'll skip the suffering and score high marks at exam time with the help of German Essentials For Dummies.

Designed for students (and parents) who want the key concepts and a few examples—without the review, ramp-up, and anecdotal content—German Essentials For Dummies is a perfect solution for exam-cramming, homework help, and reference.

  • Focuses on everything from grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciations to verb forms and tenses
  • Perfect for a refresher or a quick reference
  • Aids you in writing assignments, tests, and conversational German

If you have some knowledge of German and want to polish your skills, German Essentials For Dummies focuses on just the core concepts you need to communicate effectively.

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German For Dummies, with CD German All-in-One For Dummies, with CD Intermediate German For Dummies German Essentials For Dummies
       
  Guide Type Immersion Course-in-Book Workbook Review/Study
  Audience Level Beginner Beginner to Intermediate Intermediate+ All Levels
  Pages 384 720 322 192
  List Price $24.99 $34.99 $19.99 $9.99
  Publication Date February, 2011 June, 2013 March, 2008 May, 2012
  Author(s) Christensen For Dummies Foster Foster
  Imprint For Dummies For Dummies For Dummies For Dummies
  Print Book 0470901012 1118491408 0470226242 111818422X
  Kindle Book B004J4VVXS B00DE7J0PW Not Available - Request Kindle Version B007YGGJQW
  Edition 2nd 1st 1st 1st
  Brief Description Everything needed to speak German. Includes: grammar, verb conjugations, pronunciations, dictionary, vocabulary, exercises, more. Conveniently combines titles from the German Dummies library into one handy guide that covers all aspects of the German language. Hands-on workbook with examples and exercises covering: vocabulary, numbers, tenses, verb conjugations, and grammar. Concise coverage & examples of key concepts. Free of review information. No practice problems. Use as a refresher or for review.
 

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Presenting the core concepts you need to write and speak German correctly

If you have some knowledge of German and want to polish your skills, German Essentials For Dummies focuses on just the core concepts you need to communicate effectively. From conjugating verbs to understanding tenses, this easy-to-follow guide lets you skip the suffering and score high at exam time.

  • German 101 — get the lowdown on the basics, from expressing dates and times to identifying parts of speech

  • If you build it — know how to put words in the right order to construct sentences properly

  • The nitty-gritty — grasp word gender, crack "the four cases," and get personal with pronouns

  • Express yourself — find out how to grant permission with dürfen, express ability with können, describe likes with mögen, talk about preferences with möchten, and more

  • What lies ahead — discover how to use the present to express the future and talk about things yet to come with werden

Open the book and find:

  • A review of numbers, dates, and times

  • The parts of speech

  • Important verb distinctions

  • Tips for asking and answering yes/no questions

  • How to express the past, present, and future

  • Ways to spice up your descriptions

  • Helpful verb charts

Learn:

  • The basics of German grammar and sentence construction

  • How to conjugate verbs

  • To express ideas about past, present, and future

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