Synopses & Reviews
Go beyond Guten tag and add thousands of words to your German vocabulary
To communicate comfortably in German, you need access to a variety of words that are more than just the basics. In Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary you get the tools you need to expand your lexicon and sharpen your speaking and writing skills. And how do you this? PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE!
Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for a burgeoning vocabulary, you will perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence you need to communicate well in German.
Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary offers you:
- More than 100 exercises
- Concise grammatical explanations
- An answer key to gauge your comprehension
With help from this book, you can easily speak or write in German about:
Different occupations and jobs * German holidays and traditions * Taking the train * Growing your own garden * Where it hurts on your body * Your house * Your family and friends * What you studied in school * Your favorite TV show * Your family's background . . . and much more!
Gear up your German with practice, practice, practice!
"Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary" enables you to take your word repertoire beyond "danke" and "Guten Tag," Using the successful Practice Makes Perfect method, you will bulk up your vocabulary through exercises that work your newly acquired words. Each unit focuses on specific vocabulary themes, such as professions or the family, presenting high-frequency words and extensive exercises for practice.
It enables you to increase your working vocabulary in a systematic way so you will be able to use your new words correctly and with confidence.
About the Author
Ed Swick taught German for thirty years. He is the author of German Grammar Drills and Practice Makes Perfect: German Pronouns and Prepositions.
Table of Contents
1 Family and Friends 2 Occupations
3 Around the House 4 Animals
5 Fun, Recreation, and Sports 6 Education
7 Holidays 8 Theater, Music, Radio, and Television
9 Transportation 10 Travel, Vacation, and Nationality
11 Geography and History 12 Farms and Gardens
13 The Human Body 14 Dining, Foods, and Beverages
15 Days, Months, and Years 16 Health
17 Numbers, Time, and Age 18 Clothing and Fashion
19 Colors, Qualities, and Contrasts 20 Special Expressions