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Using German Vocabulary

Using German Vocabulary

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  • Date Published: June 2004
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521797009

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  • This textbook provides a comprehensive and thematically structured vocabulary for undergraduate students of German. Divided into twenty manageable units, it covers vocabulary relating to the physical, social, cultural, economic, and political worlds. Word lists are graded into three levels reflecting difficulty and usefulness, and are accompanied by extensive exercises designed to reinforce work with the lists that is suitable for classroom and private study. Clearly organized and accessible, the volume will meet the needs of a variety of courses in any undergraduate program.

    • Divided into twenty thematic units, each graded into three levels
    • Includes over 600 exercises - some with solutions - suitable for both private study and classroom use
    • Includes a special additional chapter on 'Words and word formation', which discusses the structure of German words, and encourages students to use dictionaries effectively
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    Product details

    • Date Published: June 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521797009
    • length: 596 pages
    • dimensions: 240 x 170 x 32 mm
    • weight: 0.99kg
    • contains: 45 b/w illus. 646 exercises
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Towns and buildings, household, gardens
    2. The physical world, the animal world, weather
    3. The human body and health, the health service and medicine
    4. Physical appearance, gesture and movement
    5. Personality and human behavior
    6. Clothes, accessories and grooming, food and drink
    7. Perception, color and light, materials and textures
    8. Shapes and patterns, size and quantity, containers, time
    9. Visual and performing arts, media and popular culture
    10. Literature and literary criticism, speaking, reading and writing
    11. Leisure, sport
    12. Tourism, travel and transport
    13. Family, birth, death, and marriage, religion
    14. Education, science
    15. Agriculture, industry
    16. Business and commerce, employment
    17. The office and computing, post and telecommunications
    18. Law, finance
    19. Geography, history, war, and peace
    20. Politics and international relations, public services, social and environmental issues
    Answers to the exercises.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • German Poetry
    • German for Grad Students
    • Intermediate German
  • Author

    Sarah M. B. Fagan, University of Iowa
    Sarah Fagan is Associate Professor of German at the University of Iowa

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