A Concise German Grammar

Paperback | June 15, 1999

byTimothy Buck

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A Concise German Grammar aims to equip undergraduates with a comprehensive yet compact account of German grammar. There has long been a need for an easy-to-use guide to the subject that answers users' questions without confronting them with a bewildering mass of secondary detail. Clear andaccessible, including many lively examples of modern usage, this practical book can be used both to learn German grammar and as an essential reference for students of German. Leading the field by using the new German spelling, the book also includes a glossary of grammatical terms and detailedalphabetical guides to prepositions and conjunctions.

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A Concise German Grammar aims to equip undergraduates with a comprehensive yet compact account of German grammar. There has long been a need for an easy-to-use guide to the subject that answers users' questions without confronting them with a bewildering mass of secondary detail. Clear andaccessible, including many lively examples of m...

Timothy Buck is at University of Edinburgh.
Format:PaperbackPublished:June 15, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198700229

ISBN - 13:9780198700227

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Table of Contents

Pronunciation guide; A note on dictionaries; Glossary of grammatical terms; Case and gender; Articles; Nouns; Pronouns; Adjectives and adverbs; Numerals; Prepositions; Verbs; Word order; Word formation; German spelling; Punctuation; Guide to prepositions; Guide to conjunctions; Conjugation of strongand irregular verbs; Index

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`A Concise German Grammar meets the dual requirements of comprehensiveness and concision (requirements which in the case of some published grammars seems to be mustually exclusive).. I think it achieves these aims admirably and I believe it is likely to be more helpful to students than thestandard reference work, 'Hammer', which first-and second-year undergraduates often find unwieldy and difficult.. The author presents succint, readable explanations of all the key areas of grammar.'Carol Gray and Brenda Cox, German Teaching