English Grammar for Students of German: The Study Guide for Those Learning German
The Olivia and Hill Press, Jan 1, 2009 - Foreign Language Study - 178 pages
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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