ABSTRACT

German: An Essential Grammar is a practical reference guide to the core structures and features of modern German. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations and sets out the complexities of German in short, readable sections.

Suitable for either independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult education classes, key features include:

  • focus on the morphology and syntax of the language
  • clear explanations of grammatical terms
  • full use of authentic examples
  • a detailed contents list and index for easy access to information.

With an emphasis on the German native speakers use today, German: An Essential Grammar will help students to read, speak and write the language with greater confidence.

chapter 1|8 pages

Pronunciation

chapter 2|4 pages

Spelling

chapter 3|4 pages

Punctuation

chapter 4|8 pages

Case

chapter 5|8 pages

Articles and other determiners

chapter 6|16 pages

Nouns

chapter 7|26 pages

Pronouns

chapter 8|11 pages

Adjectives

chapter 9|19 pages

Adverbs

chapter 10|78 pages

Verbs

chapter 11|12 pages

Conjunctions

chapter 12|22 pages

Prepositions

chapter 13|13 pages

Numerals

chapter 14|7 pages

Negation

chapter 15|1 pages

Common German abbreviations