English Grammar for Students of German: The Study Guide for Those Learning German

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The Olivia and Hill Press, Jan 1, 2009 - Foreign Language Study - 178 pages
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Fifth edition of this popular self-study guide for students of German. Each chapter covers a grammar point: i.e., a part of speech (noun, verb, pronoun), a word's function in a sentence (ex. subject, direct object, indirect object), a grammatical term (tense, conjugation, declension, gender). Each chapter is divided into two sections. 1. In English: grammar is explained as it relates to English, anticipating concepts necessary for German. 2. In German: grammar is explained as it relates to German, with examples and explanations of the rules applied. Points out similarities, differences, and alerts students to pitfalls. Study Tips: how to learn vocabulary, memorize verb conjugations.... Downloads available: 1. Review booklet with Answer key 2. Correlations to popular 1st year college German textbooks indicating the pages to be read in preparation for each lesson. Part of the O&H Study Guide series for students of foreign languages. Experience has shown that students using the O&H German Study Guide improve their performance in German grammar thanks to a better understanding of English grammar. Teachers can devote more class time to developing communicative skills.
  

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Contents

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12
41
17
57
What is a Preposition?
62
20
70
What is a Demonstrative Adjective?
76
23
78
What is a Possessive Adjective?
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109
What is the Past Tense?
113
What is the Past Perfect Tense?
121
What is a Conjunction?
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What is Meant by Comparison of Adjectives?
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What is a Sentence?
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What is the Present Tense?
104
What is Meant by Active and Passive Voice?
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Index
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