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Reading German

A Course Book and Reference Grammar

by Waltraud Coles

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7401796M
ISBN 100198700202
ISBN 109780198700203

Edward Swick, MA (Chicago, IL), has been teaching languages for more than thirty years. He holds master’s degrees in German, Russian, and English, and was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Hamburg. He is the author of several German, Russian, and ESL textbooks and wrote the first edition of The Everything Learning German Book and The Everything German Phrase Book/5().   "My very first little German Book" is a very old book for children who want to learn the german language. It contains a few little storys in english and german and has also some nice pictures inside.

“Will I ever really feel confident reading in German?” It’s a question that haunts many beginners to the language.. The prospect of learning to read in German can seem daunting at the outset, but break it into a series of actionable steps and you can set yourself up for long-term success.. Let’s look at a simple 4-step, no-sweat guide to help you quickly level up in this core aspect of. Good way to improve your German is to read stories, books and newspapers in German, online or in print. ONLINE: 1) Deutsch Perfekt – texts at different levels, written especially for learners. Deutsch Perfekt is a magazine for German language learners. However, their web site is full of valuable resources.

German must-reads: The story behind the project DW set out to prepare a list of interesting German-language novels and stories published since .   Discover the wonderful combination of reading and learning German – made flexible and easy with E-Books! Audio Books With audio books in German, you can practice your language skills while walking through the park or sitting in the train!/5(10).


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Reading German In Five Easy Steps When you start a book, read the first chapter until the end, without looking up words in Review what you’ve read at the end of the first chapter. Re-read the first chapter. You may want to look up any essential.

"Reading German" is a surprisingly well-structured reading course that has its place both in the classroom and in the library of self-learners. The course contains authentic texts of increasing difficulty drawn from various sources/5(8). Naturally, not everyone speaks German, so reading German books in translation will count just as much.

Each quarter, we will be hosting a group read and for the purpose of this, we will of course choose a book that has been translated into English. As. Many famous German works have stellar English translations, but reading an original German text can be a fantastic learning experience.

It might not always be an easy task, but you shouldn’t be put off by reading works in their original German. After all, it’s exactly how the author intended it to be read. I used this book to study for a graduate school German reading exam and found it extremely effective.

It focuses on tools and strategies for figuring out previously unseen readings -- getting you familiar with syntax, grammar, recognizing roots in words, etc. -- rather than on memorizing paradigms or vocabulary.5/5(7). The books have been written with German learners specifically in mind, so these are great for when you want to get your German reading off the ground.

Once you’ve cracked“Mord am Morgen,” other excellent books in the series include“Die Dritte Hand” (The Third Hand)and“Zum Bärenhaus” (To The Bear House). Despite an apparent fascination with the subject in Britain, not all German writing is about the country’s history.

When it is, though, it’s often very well done. Translator and blogger Katy Derbyshire has a list of 11 contemporary German books you ought to read.

15 Great German Children’s Books for Beginners 1. Die kleine Raupe Nimmersatt. Recognize this colorful little character. Das kleine Ich bin ich. This book is the story of a nameless animal and its search 3. Oh wie schön ist Panama. The books by. 44 rows  German Texts for Beginners Here are some easy and engaging texts to practice.

German texts for beginners to practice reading and comprehension in German language. Understanding written German is both demanding and critical.

Here is one simple and enjoyable way to see how you are doing. go directly to 49 texts. Experienced German teachers prepared easy articles and simple conversations in German for beginners (level A1.

You can still start reading German books. Parallel text or bilingual book editions will show you the original and the translated version side by side, so that you can work yourself through a text word by word, sentence by sentence, paragraph by Author: André Klein.

The format of the book owes much to the late Hubert Jannach’s (Professor Emeritus, Purdue University) book, German for Reading Knowledge, which I used for many years to teach graduate students from humanities, social studies, and natural sciences departments.

Its style, I believe, is my peculiar own. This comprehensive study aid to reading real German texts provides essentials for both students and specialists who have to develop a reading knowledge of German in order to study their core subject.

The book includes further exercises, translation of authentic German texts, and an extensive reference section/5(7). 6 Best Books to Learn German: Reading for Ravenous Language Learners 1."The Everything Learning German Book: Speak, Write and Understand Basic German in No Time" by Ed 2.

"Living German" by Ed Swick. 3."German Made Simple: Learn to Speak and Understand German Quickly and Easily" by Eugene Author: Joe Warnimont.

These ten novels, ranging from the late 19th century to the last couple of years, are modern German classics. Earning international acclaim, each one is essential reading. Come take a tour, visit our exhibitions, and view the gorgeous Main Reading Room.

“My Very First Little German Book” - Classic Books - skip navigation. Reading Matter. Deutsche Welle presents the first global list of key works of German literature of the 20th and 21st centuries available in English translation. Before the s, most records in German-speaking areas (as well as surname books, newspapers, journals and gazetteers) used a Gothic font called Fraktur.

Handwritten documents were composed in cursive using a type of script known as blackletter. Notoriously difficult to read, the Fraktur form of blackletter has been giving German genealogy researchers fits for centuries.

Books shelved as german: Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse, The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, Perfu. The grammar explanations are detailed and clear, addressing common problems students encounter while learning to read German. This book includes thought-provoking and entertaining reading selections consisting mainly of aphorisms and proverbs.

There are also twelve appendices, including a summary of German grammar, descriptions of German /5(58). If you need help reading your ebook or troubleshooting the download, scroll to the bottom of the page for more help. Free German Books from Go to free German ebooks on Amazon Germany publishes lists of their most popular ebook downloads and currently allows you to examine the Top free downloads in each category.

Learning German with stories is one of the most effective ways to increase your vocabulary and rapidly make sense of grammar in action.

There’s actually some interesting brain research on how languages affect our cerebral pathways. But finding easy German short stories to practice your reading skills can be daunting, especially when combing Author: André Klein.

German Children’s Books For German Learners. If you’re looking for German children’s books that are specifically aimed at language learners, you can also check out my own two publications called Bert das Buch and Fred der Fisch. These books are designed as entry-level reading material for beginners both young and : André Klein.