Gr 7 Up-This handy dictionary includes an "eticket" for a free, downloadable version for use on computers, PDAs, and smartphones. Students of either language will find that the book's 100,000 words and phrases, German to American English and American English to German, are comprehensive and current and will more than suffice for beginning and intermediate usage. The grammar guide (mainly for students of German), while not encyclopedic, conveys the essential parts of a notoriously opaque subject succinctly and clearly. Instead of listing every rule and exception, it presents generalities that will allow students to get by. Unfortunately, many examples are given in German only. This is also the case with phrases in the main body of the dictionary. For example, under "the," the phrase "the colder it got, the more she shivered" is translated as "je kälter es würde, desto mehr zitterte sie," and users will have no way of knowing that "je . . . desto . . . " means "the . . . the . . . ." Front and back matter explain how to use the dictionary and its phonetic symbols, and provide color maps and lists of numerals; weights, measures, and temperatures; and geographical names. Particularly useful are lists of "False Friends," words that are used in both languages but do not have the same meaning, such as the German "gift," meaning "poison." A worthy addition.-Henrietta Thornton-Verma,School Library JournalCopyright 2007 Reed Business Information
Barron's German-English Dictionary: Worterbuch Deutsch-Englischby Ursula Martini (Editor), Peter Frank (Contribution by), Jeremy Berg (Contribution by)
Barron's is now taking a comprehensive approach to foreign-language reference volumes. This definitive German-English dictionary features 100, 000 entries with translations, and makes an ideal reference book for schools, libraries, businesses, and the home bookshelf. Yet its manageable size and reasonable price also makes it a practical learning tool for students
Barron's is now taking a comprehensive approach to foreign-language reference volumes. This definitive German-English dictionary features 100, 000 entries with translations, and makes an ideal reference book for schools, libraries, businesses, and the home bookshelf. Yet its manageable size and reasonable price also makes it a practical learning tool for students taking a German language course. It features:
This all-inclusive dictionary also features full-color atlas-style maps of German-speaking countries, a concise grammar guide, a regular verb conjugation list, and many more language learning aids. Here is a complete and up-to-date bilingual dictionary for libraries, schools, and the home. It can also serve as a helpful take-along book for international travelers.
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A key feature that sets Barron's German-English Dictionary apart from the competition is the FREE downloadable electronic version of the print dictionary. Users will find a PIN number in the back of each book that instructs them on how to download a copy onto their PDA, smartphone, and/or PC. Here's a great feature for students and travelers constantly on the go.
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