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Basic German

Author: Norman Paxton
Publisher: [Sevenoaks] : Hodder and Stoughton, ©1988.
Series: Teach yourself
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is a first introduction to German for anyone who wants to acquire a basic knowledge of the language. The course consists of 27 short units and is carefully graded so that by the end of the book  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Paxton
ISBN: 0340422971 9780340422977
OCLC Number: 24324727
Description: 139 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Pronouncing German; "the" and "a", making simple sentences, he, she and it; verbs - I, we, you and they, who and what; my and your, the noun as object, giving orders, vowel changes and verbs; to be, plural nouns, for, into, etc.; adjectives before the noun, modifying verbs, konnen, durfen etc; object pronouns, prepositions, kein; contracted forms - in, on etc, to me, to you, word order in sentences; order of objects, compound nouns, reflexive verbs; using the future, wann? wie? wo?, to put, to know, to live, more plural nouns; separable and inseparable verbs, possession, preposition compounds; prepositions, es gibt, dependent clauses; endings, numbers 8-100, ich mochte; days, months, seasons, "in order to", possession, conjuctions; time, ordinal numbers, word order, plurals, in -s; the perfect tense, "to look", past participles; quantity, comparison; the perfect tense, linking words - who, which, that; inseparable prefixes, whose; constructions with -ing, "I like"; the simple past, prepositions, the pluperfect, werden, past participles, adverbs; the simple past, stong verbs; when, helping, following etc., either...or; modifying verbs, what sort of?, position of nicht; hin and her, forming new words; "would", modifying verbs, verbs with no subject; some, something, hatte and ware; key to exercises; vocabulary.
Series Title: Teach yourself
Responsibility: Norman Paxton.


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