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The Routledge Modern German Reader

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The Routledge Modern German Reader by Maryann Overstreet

The Routledge Modern German Reader is designed for intermediate and advanced learners of German. It provides a clear and engaging introduction to reading authentic German language texts for learners who wish to move beyond elementary course material to more rewarding works of fiction and non-fiction.

Features include:

  • twenty-eight readings, graded according to difficulty, beginning with shorter, simpler texts and progressing to longer, more complex texts
  • fourteen literary texts, written by well-known writers from German-speaking countries, on universal themes and fourteen non-literary texts from magazines, newspapers and the internet, featuring a range of engaging topics relating to culture, society and history
  • varied, contextualised pre- and post- reading exercises designed to stimulate discussion, develop comprehension strategies, expand and refine vocabulary, and foster awareness of grammatical structures as they occur in authentic contexts
  • a German-English glossary with separate vocabulary lists for each chapter and a complete answer key available online
  • glossary and a list of all idiomatic expressions and colloquial phrases found in the folktales.

Suitable for both classroom use and independent study, The Routledge Modern German Reader provides insights into the culture of German-speaking countries while also acting as a stimulus to further independent reading. It is an essential tool for developing vocabulary and increasing reading proficiency.

The Routledge Modern German Reader - About the Author

Maryann Overstreet is Professor and Chair of German at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.

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Product Description

The Routledge Modern German Reader by Maryann Overstreet

The Routledge Modern German Reader is designed for intermediate and advanced learners of German. It provides a clear and engaging introduction to reading authentic German language texts for learners who wish to move beyond elementary course material to more rewarding works of fiction and non-fiction.

Features include:

  • twenty-eight readings, graded according to difficulty, beginning with shorter, simpler texts and progressing to longer, more complex texts
  • fourteen literary texts, written by well-known writers from German-speaking countries, on universal themes and fourteen non-literary texts from magazines, newspapers and the internet, featuring a range of engaging topics relating to culture, society and history
  • varied, contextualised pre- and post- reading exercises designed to stimulate discussion, develop comprehension strategies, expand and refine vocabulary, and foster awareness of grammatical structures as they occur in authentic contexts
  • a German-English glossary with separate vocabulary lists for each chapter and a complete answer key available online
  • glossary and a list of all idiomatic expressions and colloquial phrases found in the folktales.

Suitable for both classroom use and independent study, The Routledge Modern German Reader provides insights into the culture of German-speaking countries while also acting as a stimulus to further independent reading. It is an essential tool for developing vocabulary and increasing reading proficiency.

The Routledge Modern German Reader - About the Author

Maryann Overstreet is Professor and Chair of German at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.

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Additional Information
Book Genre Reference
Book Format Unabridged
Binding Paperback
Publisher Routledge
Number of pages 180
Dimensions 24.6 x 1.3 x 17.8 cm
ISBN 9781138898035
Date of Publication 5 May 2015
Language German
Media Type Book
Key Benefits
  • Improve German with this great anthology by leading publisher Routledge.
  • Includes literary and non-literary texts.
  • Suitable for intermediate and advanced learners of German.
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