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Neue Horizonte skillfully instills both communicative and grammatical competency using a diversified methodology that adapts well to a variety of teaching and learning styles. Its integrated treatment, stressing a balance of communicative competence, cultural awareness, and mastery of language structures, immerses students in a complete language-learning experience. In the new Seventh Edition, this proven philosophy is enhanced by the iLrn Heinle Learning Center. Everything your students need to master the skills and concepts of the course is built into this dynamic learning environment. The iLrn Heinle Learning Center is available at an additional cost and includes an audio-enhanced eBook, assignable textbook activities, partnered voice-recorded activities, an online workbook and lab manual with audio, interactive enrichment activities, and a diagnostic study tool to help them prepare for exams.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780547052267
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/1/2008
  • Language: Spanish
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

David B.Dollenmayer is Professor of German at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, Massachusetts). He received his B.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton University and was a Fulbright fellow at the University of Munich. He has written on the 20thcentury writers Alfred Döblin, Joseph Roth, Christa Wolf, and Ingeborg Bachmann, and is the author of The Berlin Novels of Alfred Döblin (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1988) and the translator of works by Michael Kleeberg, Anna Mitgutsch, Perikles Monioudis, and Moses Rosenkranz.

Thomas S.Hansen is Professor of German at Wellesley College (Wellesley, Massachusetts). He received his B.A. from Tufts University, studied six semesters at the University of Tübingen, and received his Ph.D. from Harvard University. His current research focuses on twentieth-century book design. He is the author (with Burton R. Pollin) of The German Face of Edgar Allan Poe: A Study of Literary References in His Works (Columbia, SC: Camden House, 1995) and Classic Book Jackets: The Design Legacy of George Salter (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2005). His website on Salter's book design can be viewed at:

Ellen W. Crocker, author of the Student Activities Manual, is Senior Lecturer in German at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Massachusetts). She received her B.A. from Skidmore College and the Magister Artium from the University of Freiburg, Germany. She is co-author (with Claire J. Kramsch) of the workbook/audio CD for conversational management, Reden,Mitreden, Dazwischenreden (Boston, MA: Heinle, 1990).Her current research is on the design of digital learning environments based on pedagogical practice. She is co-author (with Kurt E. Fendt) of the hypermedia documentary Berliner sehen (Cambridge, MA: M.I.T., 2000), funded by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning.

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Table of Contents

Einführung Kommunikation. Greeting people and asking their names; Identifying classroom objects; Saying good-bye; Naming the days of the week and the months of the year; Spelling in German; Talking about the weather; Counting to 20; Telling time; Saying where you are from; Almanach. Profile of the Federal Republic of Germany Kapitel 1: Wie geht es dir? Dialoge. In Eile; Die Mensa; Typisch für September Lyrik zum Vorlesen. Kinderreime; Zungenbrecher Grammatik. Subject pronouns; Verbs: Infinitive and present tense; Nouns: Gender, pronoun agreement, noun plurals; Nominative case; The sentence: German word order; Flavoring particles (ja) Tipps zum Lesen und Lernen. The feminine suffix -in Lesestück. Wie sagt man «you» auf Deutsch? Schreibtipp. Writing e-mails in German Almanach. Where Is German Spoken? Kapitel 2: Familie und Freunde Dialoge. Wer liest die Zeitung?; Ich hab' eine Frage; Georg sucht ein Zimmer Lyrik zum Vorlesen. Hermann Hesse, «Liebeslied»Vokablen zum Thema: Familie Grammatik. Accusative case; Verbs with stem-vowel change e > i(e); The verb wissen; Possessive adjectives; Cardinal numbers above 20; Tipps zum Lesen und Lernen. Compound nouns Lesestück. Die Familie heute Schreibtipp. Eine Postkarte schreiben Almanach. Die ganze Familie Kapitel 3: Jugend und Schule Dialoge. Du hast es gut!; Eine Pause; Heute gibt's keine Chemiestunde Lyrik zum Vorlesen. «Bruder Jakob»; Rätsel Grammatik. The predicate;Modal verbs; Verbs with stem-vowel change a > ä, au > äu; Negation: Nicht and kein; Expressions nicht wahr? and doch; The indefinite pronoun man Tipps zum Lesen und Lernen.Masculine nouns ending in -er Lesestück. Eine Klassendiskussion Vokabeln zum Thema. Kleidung und Farben Schreibtipp. Writing with modal verbs Almanach. A Note about Schools in German-Speaking Countries Kapitel 4: Land und Leute Dialoge. Am See; Winterurlaub; Morgens um halb zehn Vokabeln zum Thema. Frühstück Lyrik zum Vorlesen. «Die Jahreszeiten» Grammatik. More uses of the accusative case; Suggestions and commands: The imperative; The verb werden; Equivalents of English to like; Sentence adverbs; Gehen + infinitive Tipps zum Lesen und Lernen. Masculine nouns; The prefix Haupt- Lesestück. Deutschland: Geographie und Klima Vokabeln zum Thema. Klima, Wetter und Landschaft Schreibtipp. Free writing in German Almanach. The Common Origin of German and English Kapitel 5: Arbeit und Freizeit Dialoge. Der neue Bäckerlehrling; Beim Bäcker; Schule oder Beruf? Lyrik zum Vorlesen. Richard Dehmel, «Der Arbeitsmann» Grammatik. Dative case; Dative personal pronouns; Word order of nouns and pronouns; Prepositions with the dative case; Verbs with separable prefixes; Verbs with inseparable prefixes Tipps zum Lesen und Lernen. Agent nouns; Adverbs of time Lesestück. Drei Deutsche bei der Arbeit Vokabeln zum Thema. Beruf Schreibtipp. Writing a dialogue Almanach. Stellenangebote (Help Wanted Ads) Kapitel 6: An der Universität Dialoge. Karin sucht ein Zimmer; Am Semesteranfang; An der Uni in Tübingen Vokabeln zum Thema. Studentenzimmer Lyrik zum Vorlesen. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, «Wanderers Nachtlied» Grammatik. Simple past tense of sein; Perfect tense; Two-way prepositions; Masculine N-nouns Lesestück. Eine E-Mail aus Freiburg Vokabeln zum Thema. Studium und Studienfächer Schreibtipp. Einen Brief schreiben Almanach. Universities in the German-Speaking Countries Kapitel 7: Auf Reisen Dialoge. Am Bahnhof; Vor der Urlaubsreise; Am Telefon Lyrik zum Vorlesen. Wilhelm Müller, «Wanderschaft» Grammatik. Der- words and ein- words; Coordinating conjunctions; Verbs with dative objects; Personal dative; Using würden + infinitive; Verbs with two-way prepositions; Official time-telling Tipps zum Lesen und Lernen. Translating English to spend; Verbal nouns Lesestück. Unterwegs mit Fahrrad, Auto und der Bahn Vokabeln zum Thema. Reisen und Verkehr Schreibtipp. More on free writing Almanach. Jugendherbergen Kapitel 8: Das Leben in der Stadt Dialoge. Im Restaurant: Zahlen bitte!; Was brauchen wir noch?; Ein Stadtbummel Vokabeln zum Thema. Am Tisch Lyrik zum Vorlesen. Ernst Stadler, «Kleine Stadt» Grammatik. Subordinate clauses and subordinating conjunctions; Infinitive constructions with zu; Genitive case; Nouns of measure, weight, and number; Equivalents of English to Vokabeln zum Thema. In der Konditorei Tipps zum Lesen und Lernen. Compounds with -stadt Lesestück. Aspekte der Großstadt Vokabeln zum Thema. Stadt Schreibtipp. Brainstorming ideas for a topic Almanach. Mit dem Bus durch Berlin Kapitel 9: Unsere Umwelt Dialoge. Recycling in unserem Wohnhaus; Ein umweltfreundliches Geburtstagsgeschenk; Treibst du gern Sport? Vokabeln zum Thema. Sport Lyrik zum Vorlesen. Heinrich Heine, «Ich weiß nicht, was soll es bedeuten» («Die Loreley») Grammatik. Attributive adjectives and adjective endings; Word order of adverbs: Time / manner / place; Ordinal numbers and dates Tipps zum Lesen und Lernen. Identifying noun gender Lesestück. Unsere Umwelt in Gefahr Schreibtipp. Using adjectives in descriptions Almanach. Seid ihr schlaue Umweltfüchse? Kapitel 10: Deutschland im
20. Jahrhundert Dialoge. Damals; Das ärgert mich!; Schlimme Zeiten Lyrik zum Vorlesen. Bertolt Brecht, «Mein junger Sohn fragt mich» Grammatik. Simple past tense; Equivalents of when: als, wenn, wann; Past perfect tense; More time expressions Tipps zum Lesen und Lernen. Nouns ending in -ismus; City names as adjectives Lesestück. Eine Ausstellung historischer Plakate aus der Weimarer Republik Vokabeln zum Thema. Politik Schreibtipp. Using the simple past tense to write about the past Almanach. German Politics and the European Union Kapitel 11: Deutschland nach der Mauer Dialoge. Am Brandenburger Tor; Ein Unfall: Stefan bricht sich das Bein; Anna besucht Stefan im Krankenhaus Lyrik zum Vorlesen. August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben, «Das Lied der Deutschen» Grammatik. Reflexive verbs and pronouns; Dative pronouns with clothing and parts of the body; Adjectives and pronouns of indefinite number; Adjectival nouns; More on bei Designating decades: The 90s, etc. Tipps zum Lesen und Lernen. Country names; Nouns and adjectives of nationality Lesestück. Deutschland im europäischen Haus Schreibtipp. Enhancing your writing through variation Almanach. Zeittafel zur deutschen Geschichte, 1939-heute Kapitel 12: Erinnerungen Dialoge. Idiotensicher; Klatsch; Vor der Haustür Lyrik zum Vorlesen. Joseph von Eichendorff, «Heimweh» Grammatik. Comparison of adjectives and adverbs; Relative pronouns and relative clauses; The verb lassen; Time phrases with Mal; Parts of the day Tipps zum Lesen und Lernen. The prefix irgend- Lesestück. Anna Seghers, «Zwei Denkmäler» Schreibtipp. Creative writing in German Almanach. Denkmäler Kapitel 13: Die Schweiz Dialoge. Skifahren in der Schweiz; Probleme in der WG: Im Wohnzimmer ist es unordentlich; Am Informationsschalter in Basel Lyrik zum Vorlesen. Eugen Gomringer, «nachwort» Grammatik. Verbs with prepositional complements; Pronouns as objects of prepositions: da- compounds and wo- compounds; Future tense; Directional prefixes: hin- and her-; Wanting X to do Y Tipps zum Lesen und Lernen. German equivalents for only Lesestück. Zwei Schweizer stellen ihre Heimat vor Vokabeln zum Thema. Wie stellt man sich vor? Schreibtipp. Formulating interview questions Almanach. Profile of Switzerland Kapitel 14: Österreich Dialoge. Auf Urlaub in Salzburg; An der Rezeption; Ausflug zum Heurigen Vokabeln zum Thema. Im Hotel Lyrik zum Vorlesen. Ernst Jandl, «ottos mops» Grammatik. Subjunctive: Present tense; Subjunctive: Past tense; Subjunctive with als ob Tipps zum Lesen und Lernen. Suffix -lang Lesestück. Georg Kreisler, «Heimat» Schreibtipp. Using the subjunctive to write a speculative essay Almanach. Profile of Austria Kapitel 15: Kulturelle Vielfalt Dialoge. Wo liegt die Heimat?; Die verpasste Geburtstagsfeier; Vor der Post Lyrik zum Vorlesen. Mascha Kaléko, Vier Gedichte Grammatik. Passive voice; Impersonal passive; The present participle Tipps zum Lesen und Lernen. German equivalents of to think Lesestück. Zafer Senocak, «Ich bin das andere Kind» Vokabeln zum Thema. Haus und Wohnung Schreibtipp. Choosing between the subjunctive and the indicative Almanach. Foreigners Living and Working in Germany
Appendix 1: Info-Austausch, Partner B
Appendix 2: Principal Parts of Strong and Irregular Verbs
Appendix 3: English Equivalents of the Dialoge
Appendix 4: Special Subjunctive (Konjunktiv I) and Extended Modifiers German-English Vocabulary English-German Vocabulary
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