Hammer's German Grammar and Usage

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Author: Professor Martin Durrell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1444174037

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 576

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Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, HAMMER'S GERMAN GRAMMAR AND USAGE provides you with a complete guide to German as it is written and spoken today. This new edition includes: -concise descriptions of the main grammatical phenomena of German and their use -examples of grammar taken from contemporary German, helping you to understand the underlying grammatical principles more quickly -invaluable guidance on pronunciation and the German accent -discussion of new words from English roots such as 'zertweeten' ('to tweet'), helping you to communicate in German as used by Germans today -clarification on the spelling reform and current spellings of German, thus increasing your confidence while writing and reading in German. Praised for its clear layout and lucid explanations, this new edition distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal, and offers you a combination of reference grammar and manual of current usage that you will find invaluable, whether a student or a teacher, at intermediate or advanced level.

Hammer's German Grammar and Usage

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Author: Martin Durrell

Publisher: Contemporary Books

ISBN: 9780071396547

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 571

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This much-awaited new edition of Hammer's German Grammar and Usage--the pre-eminent, most authoritative German grammar reference in the English language--has been extensively revised with new German spelling changes and new usage examples. Instead of getting bogged down in idealized rules, Professor Durrell focuses on how Germans really speak. Included are clear and concise explanations, many examples from everyday life, and comprehensive cross-referencing and indexing.

Practising German Grammar

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Author: Martin Durrell,Katrin Kohl,Claudia Kaiser

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317285824

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

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This new edition of Practising German Grammar provides you with varied and accessible exercises for developing an in-depth and practical awareness of German as it is spoken and written today. Whether used independently or as the ideal companion to the new sixth edition of the widely acclaimed Hammer’s German Grammar and Usage, this fourth edition of Practising German Grammar gives you the right tools to achieve high-level writing competence and comprehension of German. Using lively, authentic texts from a wide range of original sources and offering a variety of new and updated exercises designed to stimulate and to give confidence, Practising German Grammar will help you to master the complexities of the German language. Created especially for the new edition, a companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/durrell offers a wide range of exercises and quizzes on all the main areas of German, suitable for self-study and to accompany instructed grammar courses.

Hammer's German Grammar and Usage

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317525558

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 610

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Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, Hammer’s German Grammar provides you with a complete guide to German as it is written and spoken today. In a new layout to enable better referencing, this new edition includes: concise descriptions of the main grammatical phenomena of German and their use examples of grammar taken from contemporary German, helping you to understand the underlying grammatical principles more quickly invaluable guidance on pronunciation and the German accent discussion of new words from English roots, helping you to communicate in German as Germans do today clarification on the spelling reform and current spellings of German, thus increasing your confidence while writing and reading in German. Praised for its lucid explanations, this new edition distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal. Hammer’s German Grammar also offers you a combination of reference grammar and manual of current usage that you will find invaluable, whether a student or a teacher, at intermediate or advanced level.

Hammer's German Grammar and Usage 6e + Practising German Grammar 4e

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Author: Martin Durrell,Katrin Kohl,Claudia Kaiser

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780815393948

Category:

Page: 866

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Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available,Hammer's German Grammarprovides you with a complete guide to German as it is written and spoken today. In a new layout to enable better referencing, this new edition includes: concise descriptions of the main grammatical phenomena of German and their use examples of grammar taken from contemporary German, helping you to understand the underlying grammatical principles more quickly invaluable guidance on pronunciation and the German accent discussion of new words from English roots, helping you to communicate in German as Germans do today clarification on the spelling reform and current spellings of German, thus increasing your confidence while writing and reading in German. Praised for its lucid explanations, this new edition distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal. Hammer's German Grammaralso offers you a combination of reference grammar and manual of current usage that you will find invaluable, whether a student or a teacher, at intermediate or advanced level. This Grammaris accompanied by the workbook, Practising German Grammar,which features related exercises and activities. Created especially for the new edition, a companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/durrell offers a wide range of exercises and quizzes on all the main areas of German, suitable for self-study and to accompany instructed grammar courses.

The Welsh Answering System

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Author: Bob Morris Jones

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110800594

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 376

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TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language in its various manifestations, including sign languages. It regards linguistic variation in its synchronic and diachronic dimensions as well as in its social contexts as important sources of insight for a better understanding of the design of linguistic systems and the ecology and evolution of language. TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS publishes monographs and outstanding dissertations as well as edited volumes, which provide the opportunity to address controversial topics from different empirical and theoretical viewpoints. High quality standards are ensured through anonymous reviewing.

Historical Linguistics 1995

Volume 2: Germanic linguistics. Selected papers from the 12th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Manchester, August 1995

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Author: Richard M. Hogg,Linda van Bergen

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027284040

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 365

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The Twelfth International Conference on Historical Linguistics, which is the major forum for the presentation of work in progress in the field of diachronic linguistics, took place at the University of Manchester in August 1995. The quality and breadth of the abstracts submitted for the general programme was such that four parallel sessions were needed throughout the conference. The present volume contains selected papers which deal with the Germanic languages. A companion volume, edited by J.C. Smith and Delia Bentley, contains papers on general problems in historical linguistics and studies of non-Germanic languages. The conference reflected the current health of diachronic linguistics. There were more papers and more participants than at past conferences, and the discussion covered a broader range of languages than hitherto. Sometimes it has been possible to isolate a particular preoccupation which has dominated much of the conference; but the overall impression to be gained from the Manchester meeting was one of stimulating diversity — the discipline appears to be moving forward on many fronts simultaneously, yet without losing focus. This stimulating diversity is well reflected in this important collection.

German Grammar Made Easy

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Author: Lisa Kahlen

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317307151

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 264

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German Grammar Made Easy is the ideal introduction to the basics of German grammar for anyone new to the language or looking to refresh their knowledge. The Grammar features: • concise and jargon-free explanations supported by examples • exercises throughout to reinforce learning • a "fast-track" option for more advanced learners • a full answer key, making the Grammar ideal for self-study. A companion website is available at http://cw.routledge.com/textbooks/9781138120525/ With over 200 additional exercises and audio, it provides ample grammar practice for learners as well as the opportunity to practise listening and pronunciation skills. German Grammar Made Easy presents the essential patterns and rules of the German language in a clear and accessible manner. It is the ideal Grammar for those wishing to supplement their learning and move beyond the phrasebook level.

Valency in practice

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Author: Alan Cornell,Klaus Fischer,Ian F. Roe

Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 279

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Valency occupies a special place in German linguistics. It not only features prominently in newer grammars of German but has also inspired a wealth of lexicographic work, often of a contrastive nature. The concept has also triggered a fierce theoretical discussion over the last 15 years which has, to the surprise of some, strengthened rather than weakened its central place in grammatography. The papers in this volume examine the continuing importance of valency as a dynamic force within linguistics - which has evolved in a number of directions in recent years and has stimulated much fruitful debate - and also offer insights into the practical application of valency theory in a number of areas. Several papers embody recent theoretical thinking, including its interface with general theories of human language, while the majority of contributions are devoted to the discussion of practical applications which involve a substantial element of contrastive study. Die Valenztheorie hat eine besondere Stellung in der germanistischen Linguistik. Sie spielt nicht nur eine zentrale Rolle in den neueren Grammatiken des Deutschen, sondern sie hat auch eine erhebliche Anzahl an lexikographischen Projekten (oft kontrastiver Natur) angeregt. Um den Valenzbegriff wurde in den letzten 15 Jahren eine zum Teil erbitterte theoretische Diskussion gefuhrt, die - und dies kam fur Kritiker uberraschend - seine zentrale Bedeutung in der Grammatiktheorie eher gestarkt als geschwacht hat. Dieser Sammelband zeugt von der theoretischen Dynamik der gegenwartigen Valenzdebatte: In mehreren Beitragen werden jungste Theorieentwicklungen angesprochen, u. a. die Einbindung von Valenz in eine allgemeine Sprachtheorie. Danebenbefasst sich der Band mit praktischen Anwendungen von Valenz uberwiegend aus einer kontrastiven Perspektive.

Modern German Grammar

A Practical Guide

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Author: Ruth Whittle,John Klapper,Bill Dodd,Christine Eckhard-Black,William Dodd

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134859147

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 504

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Announcing an innovative, new, practical reference grammar, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. It is the ideal reference grammar at advanced secondary level and above.

Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

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Author: Yuval Noah Harari

Publisher: DVA

ISBN: 364110498X

Category: History

Page: 528

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Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.

Thinking German Translation

A Course in Translation Method

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Author: Sándor Hervey,Mr Ian Higgins,Ian Higgins,Michael Loughridge

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134818963

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 250

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Thinking German Translation is a comprehensive and revolutionary 20-week course in translation method offering a challenging and entertaining approach to the acquisition of translation skills. It has been fully and successfully piloted at the University of St.Andrews. Translation is presented as a problem-solving discipline. Discussion, examples and a full range of exercise work enable students to acquire the skills necessary for a broad range of translation problems. Examples are drawn from a wide variety of material from technical and commercial texts to poetry and song. Thinking German Translation is essential reading for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of German. The book will also appeal to a wide range of languages students and tutors through the general discussion of principles, purposes and practice of translation.

German Quickly

A Grammar for Reading German

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Author: April Wilson

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9780820467597

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 432

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German Quickly: A Grammar for Reading German is a thorough, straightforward textbook with a sense of fun. It teaches the fundamentals for reading German literary and scholarly texts of all levels of difficulty. It can be used as an introductory text for scholars with no background in German, or it can serve as a reference text for students wishing to review German. The grammar explanations are detailed and clear, addressing common problems students encounter while learning to read German. This book includes thought-provoking and entertaining reading selections consisting mainly of aphorisms and proverbs. There are also twelve appendices, including a summary of German grammar, descriptions of German dictionaries, a partial answer key, strategies for learning German, and a humanities vocabulary section of about 3,800 words.

Mastering German

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Author: Antony Peck

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1349241113

Category: Education

Page: 313

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Mastering German has been updated and partially rewritten for this new edition. Features are additional unscripted dialogues with exercises to attune students' ears to the real sound of the language and many newly written varied and practical exercises. Background information has been brought up to date. Mastering German retains its thorough approach with full but user-friendly explanations making it ideal for adults returning to language learning.

Working with German Corpora

With a Foreword by John Sinclair

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Author: Bill Dodd

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826481306

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 299

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Illustrates the enormous potential which corpus-based work has for German Studies as a whole. The topics covered include areas as diverse as literary studies, translation studies, language learning applications, specialist registers, descriptive and critical linguistics, spoken language, historical linguistics, and corpus construction.

The Translator

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Intercultural communication

Page: N.A

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Tagebuch

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Author: Bettina von Arnim

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 243

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German grammar in a nutshell

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Author: Christine Stief,Christian Stang

Publisher: Langenscheidt Pub Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Mit diesem Band werden die wichtigsten Grammatikthemen einprägsam vermittelt. Erklärsprache ist Englisch - Amüsante Beispiele, leicht verständliche Erläuterungen und einfache Merksätze; Übungen und Illustrationen unterstützen den Lernerfolg; Grammatik aus der Perspektive der Kommunikation.

German grammar and usage

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Author: Alfred Edward Hammer

Publisher: Hodder Arnold

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 436

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