Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary

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McGraw Hill Professional, Aug 2, 2007 - Foreign Language Study - 256 pages

Go beyond Guten tag and add thousands of words to your German vocabulary

To communicate comfortably in German, you need access to a variety of words that are more than just the basics. In Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary you get the tools you need to expand your lexicon and sharpen your speaking and writing skills. And how do you this? PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE!

Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for a burgeoning vocabulary, you will perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence you need to communicate well in German.

Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary offers you:

  • More than 100 exercises
  • Concise grammatical explanations
  • An answer key to gauge your comprehension

With help from this book, you can easily speak or write in German about:

Different occupations and jobs * German holidays and traditions * Taking the train * Growing your own garden * Where it hurts on your body * Your house * Your family and friends * What you studied in school * Your favorite TV show * Your family's background . . . and much more!

 

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Contents

1 Family and friends
1
2 Occupations
11
3 Around the house
19
4 Animals
27
5 Fun recreation and sports
36
6 Education
44
7 Holidays
52
8 Theater music radio and television
60
12 Farms and gardens
97
13 The human body
106
14 Dining foods and beverages
114
15 Days months and years
124
16 Health
133
17 Numbers measurements and dimensions
142
18 Clothing and fashion
151
19 Colors and contrasts
159

9 Transportation
70
10 Travel vacation and nationality
79
11 Geography and history
88
20 Special expressions
169
Answer Key
177
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About the author (2007)

Ed Swick taught German for thirty years. He is the author of German Grammar Drills and Practice Makes Perfect: German Pronouns and Prepositions.

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