Reading German: A Course and Reference Grammar

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List of Chapter Topics
CHAPTER 1 Text 1A9
1.0 Spelling conventions: β, ä, ö, ü9

Capitals for nouns Exercises 1a. 1b.

1.1 The finite verb in the present tense10

Exercises 1c. 1d.

1.2 Sentence patterns: Subject/object/adverbial phrase11
1.3 Word order (1): Finite verb in Position II11

Exercise 1e.

1.4 Negation (1): 'nicht'12
1.5 Compound nouns12

Exercise 1f.

1.6 Connectors (1): 'und'12
1.7 What you should now be able to do: Check-list13
1.8 Text 1B13
CHAPTER 2 Text 2A14
2.1 Word order (2): Position II + Position IV14
2.1.1 Separable verbs14

Exercise 2a.

2.1.2 The compound past I [perfect tense]15

Exercise 2b.

2.1.3 Modal verbs (1)16

Exercise 2c.

2.2 Nouns17
■ masculine/feminine/neuter
Exercise 2d.
■ Determiner forms for subjects/non-subjects
Exercise 2e.
■ Plural forms
Exercise 2f.
2.3 Verb idioms with 'es' (1): 'es gibt'20
2.4 What you should now be able to do: Check-list20
2.5 Text 2B21
CHAPTER 3 Text 3A22
3.1 The tenses23

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Reading German: A Course and Reference Grammar
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Authors' Preface vii
  • Contents ix
  • About This Book x
  • Part I - Reading Course 1
  • List of Chapter Topics 3
  • 1 9
  • 2 14
  • 3 22
  • 4 30
  • 5 38
  • 6 44
  • 7 51
  • 8 58
  • 9 65
  • 10 73
  • 11 80
  • 12 89
  • 13 94
  • 14 98
  • 15 104
  • 16 110
  • Key to Coursebook Exercises 117
  • Part II - Reference Section 131
  • List of Topics 133
  • Key to Further Exercises 321
  • Part IV - German-English Text Corpus 335
  • List of Texts 336
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