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German: how to speak and write it
Rosenberg, Joseph.
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Publication Information:
New York : Dover Publications, [1962]
Physical Description:
384 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
General Note:
"A slightly revised version of the work first published by Odhams Press Limited.
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PF3112.5 .R6 1962 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Filled with dialogues, grammar and idiom studies, and practical exercises, this is probably the most delightful, useful, and comprehensive elementary book available for learning spoken and written German. In addition, the book features 28 sketches of specific scenes with pertinent items numbered and identified in both German and English. Includes 330 photographs and illustrations.

Table of Contents

How To Use The Course
Lesson 1 Introducing The Schulz Family
Lesson 2 The Three Genders ; How To Make Simple Statements And Ask Questions
German Map Of Europe
Lesson 3 The Lessings Of Berlin ; Feminine Endings ; Diminutives
Lesson 4 This And That ; Café Conversations
Lesson 5 Eating And Drinking ; Plural Forms Of Verbs And Nouns
Lesson 6 Clothes ; Family Relationships ; Colours
Lesson 7 The Calendar And Seasons Of The Year
Lesson 8 What Is The Time? ; Greetings ; The Day's Routine
Lesson 9 Comparisons Of Size, Length And Age ; The Fruitshop"
Lesson 10 Direct Objects ; How Compound Nouns Are Formed
Lesson 11 More About Direct Objects ; Commands And Exclamations
Lesson 12 Can, Will And Must ; A Blackboard Lesson ; How To Use Dependent Clauses"
Lesson 13 Indirect Objects ; Asking After Someone's Health
Lesson 14 Sitting Room And Dining Room Phrases
Lesson 15 The Weather ; Sun, Moon And Stars"
Pronunciation At Sight
Lesson 16 The Schulzes Prepare For A Visit To Berlin
Lesson 17 The Departure ; At The Railway Station
Lesson 18 On The Journey ; Travel Talk In The Train
Lesson 19 Arrival In Berlin ; The Hotel
Lesson 20 The Lessing Family's House
Lesson 21 In The Morning ; Bedroom And Bathroom
Lesson 22 Mr. Brown Makes A Few Purchases And Visits A Post Office
Lesson 23 The Schulzes Visit A Department Store
Lesson 24 They Lunch With Herr Lessing In A Restaurant
Lesson 25 Mr. Brown Arranges To Take German Lessons
Lesson 26 Frau Schulz At The Dentist's
Lesson 27 Sports And Sporting Terms
Lesson 28 Forms Of Entertainment
Lesson 29 A Journey By Road To The Seaside
Lesson 30 A Seaside Holiday ; Mr. Brown Returns To London
Summary Of Grammar
Correspondence : A Guide To Letter Writing
"Study Guide To German Literature, By Richard Friedenthal, Ph.D."
Key To The Exercises
Key To The Word-Building Pictures
Translation Of Captions To Photographic Illustrations