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Using German: A Guide to Contemporary Usage

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    Martin Durrell(Author)

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This thoroughly revised edition of the acclaimed Using German provides guidance for those who have already acquired the basics of German and wish to extend their fluency and confidence. Focusing on the particular needs of the English-speaking user, it incorporates important information on recent trends and changes in the German language, including the 1998 spelling reforms, and on style, register and regional variation which are often ignored by conventional textbooks. • Designed to promote the fluency and accuracy vital to effective communication • Tailored to the needs of the English-speaking user • Clear format for ease of reference • Reflects the current state of the German language • Provides information on regional variation • Highlights problems of register and style • Important section on vocabulary extension, with index for efficient access • Invaluable to intermediate-advanced learners and anyone requiring up-to-date guidance on points of grammar and vocabulary.

"Not only is this book a valuable resource for teachers and advanced students, but it is one of the few books on the market that is well suited as a text in an advanced course on the structure of German."Monatshefte

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  • PDF | 350 pages
  • Martin Durrell(Author)
  • Cambridge University Press; 2 edition (4 Sept. 2003)
  • English
  • 4
  • Languages

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  • By WE5 on 18 February 2015

    The book is excellent. Really useful material with notes on levels of speech, regional variations, and enough background grammar succinctly presented to make it immediately applicable.Although an offer, it came within a day or two, and was as new.

  • By Alice Day on 17 April 2012

    An incredibly useful book detailing all aspects of the German language, including regional differences and how to translate those little words. I bought it recently during my final year of a German degree, but I just wish I had bought it sooner!

  • By Anthony Lauder on 2 November 2013

    This is a superb reference text. Not a textbook in the sense that you can study it from front to back, but rather a book you will keep returning to time and again.


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