50 Ways to Improve your German: Teach Yourself by Sieglinde Klövekorn-Ward
Do you have a working knowledge of German, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written German is presented and analysed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. There’s even free downloadable audio content available to help you with your pronunciation.
Polish your German with this brand new series from Teach Yourself – the No. 1 brand in language learning. 50 Ways to Improve your German touches all essential bases and is divided into the following easily digestible sections:
Only got a minute?
A 60-second introduction to German to get you started.
Only got five minutes?
Get to grips with German and its common pitfalls even if you’re short of time.
Only got ten minutes?
Use your free time wisely to learn something about the German language.
Instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Sieglinde Klövekorn-Ward's many years of experience.
Tests online to keep track of your progress.
Extra information to keep you motivated.
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.
Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.
Don’t sound like a tourist – polish your pronunciation before you go.
Downloadable audio support online to help with key areas – iPod/MP3 compatible.
About the Author(s):
Sieglinde Klövekorn-Ward has taught, examinded and lectured in German at various institutions, including the University of Surrey, The Centre for International Briefing and the Surrey Language Centre.