This new edition of Practising German Grammar provides you with varied and accessible exercises for developing an in-depth and practical awareness of German as it is spoken and written today.
Whether used independently or as the ideal companion to the new sixth edition of the widely acclaimed Hammer’s German Grammar and Usage, this fourth edition of Practising German Grammar gives you the right tools to achieve high-level writing competence and comprehension of German.
Using lively, authentic texts from a wide range of original sources and offering a variety of new and updated exercises designed to stimulate and to give confidence, Practising German Grammar will help you to master the complexities of the German language.
Created especially for the new edition, a companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/durrell offers a wide range of exercises and quizzes on all the main areas of German, suitable for self-study and to accompany instructed grammar courses.
About the Author
Martin Durrell is Emeritus Professor at the University of Manchester.
Katrin Kohl is Professor of German Literature at Jesus College, University of Oxford.
Claudia Kaiser is a Senior Language Instructor at the University of Oxford.
Table of Contents
1 Nouns 2 Case 3 Personal pronouns 4 The articles 5 Other determiners and pronouns 6 Adjectives 7 Adverbs 8 Numerals 9 Modal particles 10 Verbs: conjugation 11 The infinitive and the participles 12 The uses of the tenses 13 The passive 14 Mood: the imperative and subjunctive 15 The modal auxiliaries 16 Verbs: valency 17 Conjunctions and subordination 18 Prepositions 19 Word order 20 Word formation 21 Spelling and punctuation