Hammer's German Grammar and Usage / Edition 5
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Hammer's German Grammar and Usage / Edition 5

by Professor Martin Durrell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1444120166

ISBN-13: 9781444120165

Pub. Date: 05/27/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, HAMMER'S GERMAN GRAMMAR AND USAGE provides you with a complete guide to German as it is written and spoken today.

This new edition includes:
-concise descriptions of the main grammatical phenomena of German and their use
-examples of grammar taken from

Overview

Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, HAMMER'S GERMAN GRAMMAR AND USAGE provides you with a complete guide to German as it is written and spoken today.

This new edition includes:
-concise descriptions of the main grammatical phenomena of German and their use
-examples of grammar taken from contemporary German, helping you to understand the underlying grammatical principles more quickly
-invaluable guidance on pronunciation and the German accent
-discussion of new words from English roots such as 'zertweeten' ('to tweet'), helping you to communicate in German as used by Germans today
-clarification on the spelling reform and current spellings of German, thus increasing your confidence while writing and reading in German.

Praised for its clear layout and lucid explanations, this new edition distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal, and offers you a combination of reference grammar and manual of current usage that you will find invaluable, whether a student or a teacher, at intermediate or advanced level.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444120165
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/27/2011
Series:
Routledge Reference Grammars Series
Edition description:
5th Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
283,212
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables
List of abbreviations and points for the user
1. Nouns
2. Case
3. Personal pronouns
4. The articles
5. Other determiners and pronouns
6. Adjectives
7. Adverbs
8. Comparison of adjectives and adverbs
9. Numerals
10. Modal particles
11. Expressions of time
12. Conjugation
13. The infinitive and the participles
14. Uses of the tenses
15. The passive
16. Mood: the imperative and the subjunctive
17. The modal auxiliaries
18. Verbs: valency
19. Conjunctions and subordination
20. Prepositions
21. Word order
22. Word formation
23. Spelling, pronunciation and punctuation

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