Sieglinde Klövekorn-Ward is a native German speaker with extensive experience in teaching and teacher-training. She has worked as a freelance tutor for the University of Surrey and teaches at the Centre for International Briefing, Farnham.
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. Theres 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 youre short of time.Only got ten minutes?Use your free time wisely to learn something about the German language. InsightsInstant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Keith Chambers many years of experience.Test yourselfTests online to keep track of your progress. ArticlesExtra information to keep you motivated.SummariesQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.GrammarEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.PronunciationDont sound like a tourist polish your pronunciation before you go.Audio Downloadable audio support online to help with key areas iPod/MP3 compatible.
Avoid sounding like a beginner with these 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written German.
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