Revised and expanded, this workbook complements the third edition of "Hammer's German Grammar and Usage". Intended for use either with or without a teacher, the enlarged selection of exercises now covers all aspects of German grammar, complete with answers and explanations where necessary. The text is designed for students of German with a good basic command of communicative and oral skills now seeking to consolidate their knowledge of key grammatical structures of German. The selection of exercises caters for a number of different learning strategies and includes both practice of essential grammatical structures and also text-based exercises and projects by which students are encouraged to discover grammatical regularities themselves. Many are based on real-life sources such as newspapers, business literature and 20th-century novels, and should allow students to gain an authenitc sense of current usage.
Table of Contents
Points for the user; nouns; case; personal pronouns; the articles; other determiners and pronouns; adjectives; adverbs; comparison of adjectives and adverbs; numberals; modal particles; expressions of time; verbs - conjugation; the infinitive and the participles; the uses of the tenses; the passive; the modal auxiliaries; verbs - valency; conjugations and sub-ordination; prepositions; word order; word formation; spelling and punctuation.
Martin Durrell is Emeritus Professor at the University of Manchester. Katrin Kohl is Fellow and Tutor in German at the University of Oxford. Gudrun Loftus is Instructor in German at the Language Centre, University of Oxford.