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Title: Modern German Grammar Workbook
Subtitle: 3rd Edition
Written By: Heidi Zojer
John Klapper
Ruth Whittle
William Dodd
Christine Eckhard-Black
URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415567251/
Series Title: Modern Grammar Workbooks
Description:

"Modern German Grammar Workbook, Third Edition" is an innovative book of
exercises and language tasks for intermediate and advanced learners of German.

The book is divided into three sections:

-Section 1 provides exercises based on essential grammatical structures.

-Section 2 practises everyday functions (e.g. making introductions,
apologising, expressing needs).

-Section 3 contains realistic role-plays in short scenes, set in a range of
different contexts.

A comprehensive answer key at the back of the book enables you to check on
your progress. Implementing feedback from users of the second edition, this
third edition now features:

-even more extensive cross-referencing to the related Modern German
Grammar, Third Edition

-spelling following the latest reform

-representation of the German of Switzerland and Austria.

"Modern German Grammar Workbook, Third Edition" is ideal for all learners
who want to deepen their knowledge of German, including intermediate and
advanced students at schools, in adult education and within higher
education. It can be used independently or alongside "Modern German
Grammar, Third Edition" (ISBN 978-0-415-56726-8) also published by Routledge.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Language Learning
Subject Language(s): German
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415567254
ISBN-13: 9780415567251
Pages: 170
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99
U.S. $ 34.95