LINGUIST List 23.5111

Thu Dec 06 2012

Books: A Student Grammar of German: Stocker

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Date: 29-Nov-2012
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcambridge.org>
Subject: A Student Grammar of German: Stocker
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Title: A Student Grammar of GermanPublication Year: 2012Publisher: Cambridge University Press http://us.cambridge.org

Book URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/knowledge/isbn/item6469788/A%20Student%20Grammar%20of%20German/?site_locale=en_US

Author: Paul Stocker

Hardback: ISBN: 9780521813136 Pages: 274 Price: U.S. $ 95.00Paperback: ISBN: 9780521012584 Pages: 274 Price: U.S. $ 35.99

Abstract:

A Student Grammar of German is an invaluable reference guide forundergraduates and other intermediate and advanced students. Written with theneeds of the learner very much in mind, it sets out the grammar of thelanguage in as clear and jargon-free way as possible. Each chapter starts withan overview of the main grammatical terminology and concepts; these terms arealso cross-referenced in the glossary at the end of the book. To provide avisual guide through each chapter, the main points in each section arehighlighted, and tables summarise important patterns. 'Tip' boxes, which helpthe student to master particular points, are scattered through the text. Everypoint has numerous illustrative examples, each with its translation, carefullychosen from a wide range of printed and electronic media – books, newspapers,magazines, film, and chat-rooms – to reflect contemporary usage across a rangeof registers.

Table of Contents

1. Case2. Nouns3. Determiners4. Pronouns5. Adjectives6. Adverbs7. Modal particles8. Comparison and superlative of adjectives and adverbs9. Prepositions10. Verbs: the indicative tenses – formation11. Verbs: the indicative tenses – uses12. Verbs: other types and forms13. Verbs with prepositional objects or unexpected cases14. The infinitive and participles15. The passive voice16. The imperative mood17. The subjunctive mood18. Word order19. Word formation20. Numbers, spelling, punctuation21. List of strong and irregular verbs22. Tense guide.



Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): German (deu)

Written In: English (eng)

See this book announcement on our website:http://linguistlist.org/pubs/books/get-book.cfm?BookID=63326

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Brill
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Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Cambridge University Press
http://us.cambridge.org

Cascadilla Press
http://www.cascadilla.com/

Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
http://www.continuumbooks.com

De Gruyter Mouton
http://www.degruyter.com/mouton

Edinburgh University Press
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Elsevier Ltd
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Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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Equinox Publishing Ltd
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European Language Resources Association - ELRA
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Georgetown University Press
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Hodder Education
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John Benjamins
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Lincom GmbH
http://www.lincom.eu

MIT Press
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Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Multilingual Matters
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Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
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Oxford University Press
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Springer
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University of Toronto Press
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Wiley-Blackwell
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Association of Editors of the Journal of Portuguese Linguistics
http://www.fl.ul.pt/revistas/JPL/JPLweb.htm

International Pragmatics Assoc.
http://www.ipra.be

Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke - LOT
http://www.lotpublications.nl/

SIL International
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University of Nebraska Press
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Utrecht institute of Linguistics
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