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German sentence builder
Swick, Edward, author.
Personal Author:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2018]
Physical Description:
xi, 196 pages ; 28 cm.
"Get your message across in written German! You may have a grasp of the rules of German grammar, and you may know essential German vocabulary--but how confident are you at writing a text, an email, a letter, or an essay in German? Practice Makes Perfect: German Sentence Builder shows you how to combine your knowledge of various aspects of the German language to create well-structured sentences and communicate effectively in writing. Like other Practice Makes Perfect books, you will have many opportunities to practice, practice, practice. You'll progress gradually from putting words together into clauses to writing original sentences until you have the confidence to create whole paragraphs. Once you complete these exercises, you will have the know-how to write in German and get your ideas across clearly"--Back cover.
Declarative sentences and word order -- Interrogative sentences -- Questions and answers -- Imperatives -- Coordinating conjunctions -- Subordinating conjunctions -- Relative pronouns -- Extended modifiers -- Adjectives -- Adverbs -- Pronouns -- Infinitives -- Short responses -- Idioms and special phrases -- Antonyms and contrasts -- The passive voice -- The subjunctive mood -- Punctuation -- Letter writing -- Let's write! -- Progress check.
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