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Title:
A concise German grammar
Author:
Buck, Timothy.
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Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Physical Description:
185 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780198700272

9780198700227
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Book

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Summary

Summary

A Concise German Grammar aims to equip undergraduates with a comprehensive yet compact account of German grammar. There has long been a need for an easy-to-use guide to the subject that answers users' questions without confronting them with a bewildering mass of secondary detail. Clear andaccessible, including many lively examples of modern usage, this practical book can be used both to learn German grammar and as an essential reference for students of German. Leading the field by using the new German spelling, the book also includes a glossary of grammatical terms and detailedalphabetical guides to prepositions and conjunctions.


Author Notes

Timothy Buck is at University of Edinburgh.


Table of Contents

Pronunciation guide
A note on dictionaries
Glossary of grammatical terms
Case and gender
Articles
Nouns
Pronouns
Adjectives and adverbs
Numerals
Prepositions
Verbs
Word order
Word formation
German spelling
Punctuation
Guide to prepositions
Guide to conjunctions
Conjugation of strong and irregular verbs
Index