Intermediate German: A Grammar and Workbook is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and now wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the units combines concise grammar explanations with examples and exercises to help build confidence and fluency.

The new edition includes:

  • up-to-date cultural aspects of German-speaking countries
  • extended entries on adverbs and the imperative
  • Did you know? sections with tips on learning strategies, and on contemporary usage
  • more exercises to refine retention

Suitable for students learning with or without a teacher, Intermediate German forms a structured course of the essentials of German grammar and is suitable for students at intermediate level, corresponding to levels A2–B1+ on the CEFR or Intermediate High/Advanced Low with the ACTFL.

chapter Unit 1|8 pages

Nouns and gender

chapter Unit 2|7 pages

Plural of nouns

chapter Unit 3|8 pages

Articles, possessives and other determiners

chapter Unit 4|10 pages


chapter Unit 5|8 pages


chapter Unit 6|8 pages

Reflexive verbs

chapter Unit 7|8 pages

Modal verbs

chapter Unit 8|8 pages

Verbs with separable and inseparable prefixes

chapter Unit 9|8 pages

Verbs and prepositions

chapter Unit 10|7 pages

The imperative

chapter Unit 11|6 pages

The present tense

chapter Unit 12|8 pages

The present perfect tense

chapter Unit 13|7 pages

The simple past tense

chapter Unit 14|6 pages

The past perfect tense

chapter Unit 15|6 pages

The future tense

chapter Unit 16|10 pages


chapter Unit 17|7 pages


chapter Unit 18|10 pages


chapter Unit 19|7 pages

Forming questions

chapter Unit 20|9 pages

Conjunctions and clauses

chapter Unit 21|10 pages

Word order and sentence structure

chapter Unit 22|7 pages

Relative clauses

chapter Unit 23|8 pages

Negative constructions

chapter Unit 24|8 pages

The passive

chapter Unit 25|8 pages

Subjunctive forms

chapter Unit 26|7 pages

Indirect speech

chapter |32 pages

Key to exercises and checklists