ISBN-10:
0155010603
ISBN-13:
9780155010604
Pub. Date:
12/28/1994
Publisher:
Harcourt College Publishers
WIE Geht's?: An Introductory German Course / Edition 5

WIE Geht's?: An Introductory German Course / Edition 5

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ISBN-13: 9780155010604
Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date: 12/28/1994
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 8.24(w) x 10.33(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Preface v
The German Language
1(31)
Guten Tag!
2(4)
Klassenzimmer und Farben
6(5)
Kleidungsartikel
11(5)
Zahlen und Preise
16(6)
Das Jahr und das Wetter
22(5)
Die Uhrzeit
27(5)
Greeting and Saying Good-bye, Expressing Incomprehension
32(9)
Schritte 1--6
35(6)
Familie, Lander, Sprachen
Focus on Germany
41(1)
Your Family, Yourself, and the Countries of Europe
42(6)
Struktur:
The Present Tense
48(3)
The Nominative Case
51(3)
Sentence Structure: Position of Subject
54(1)
Linking Verbs and Predicate Adjectives
54(1)
Compound Nouns
55(2)
The European Union and Languages in Europe
57(4)
Making Small Talk, Asking for Personal Information
61(2)
Lebensmittel und Geschafte
Shopping and Store Hours
63(1)
Food and Shopping
64(5)
Struktur:
The Present Tense of sein and haben
69(1)
The Accusative Case
69(5)
Sentence Structure: Verb Complements
74(1)
Negation
75(1)
Joining Sentences
76(2)
Pedestrian Zones and Shopping
78(6)
Making a Purchase
84(3)
IM Restaurant
Eating In and Out
87(1)
Meals and Restaurants
88(4)
Struktur:
Verbs with Vowel Changes
92(1)
The Dative Case
93(8)
Eating Habits in German-speaking Countries
101(6)
Choosing and Ordering a Meal, Expressing Likes and Dislikes
107(10)
Kapitel 1--3
110(7)
Feste und Daten
Holidays and Vacations
117(1)
Celebrations and the Calendar
118(6)
Struktur:
The Present Perfect with haben
124(3)
The Present Perfect with sein
127(2)
Subordinate Clauses
129(5)
German Festivities and Celebrations
134(6)
Offering Congratulations and Best Wishes, Expressing Surprise and Gratitude
140(3)
In Der Stadt
Focus on Austria
143(1)
City Life and Asking for Directions
144(4)
Struktur:
Personal Pronouns
148(3)
Modal Auxiliary Verbs
151(3)
Contrasting sondern and aber
154(3)
A Trip to Vienna
157(7)
Getting Someone's Attention, Asking for Directions and Understanding Them
164(3)
Wohnen
Housing
167(1)
Housing and Furniture
168(5)
Struktur:
Two-Way Prepositions
173(5)
The Imperative
178(2)
wissen vs. kennen
180(2)
Public Transportation and City Life
182(6)
Describing Locations, Offering Apologies, Expressing Forgiveness
188(3)
Auf Der Bank und IM Hotel
Money and Banking
191(1)
Banking and Hotel Accommodations
192(5)
Struktur:
der- and ein-Words
197(3)
Separable-Prefix Verbs
200(3)
Flavoring Particles
203(2)
Hotels, Youth Hostels, and Other Lodgings for Travelers
205(6)
Telling and Asking About Time, Expressing Disbelief, Giving a Warning
211(12)
Kapitel 4--7
213(10)
Post und Reisen
Focus on Switzerland
223(1)
Postal Services and Travel
224(6)
Struktur:
The Genitive Case
230(4)
Time Expressions
234(2)
Sentence Structure: Types and Sequence of Adverbs
236(1)
Position of nicht
237(3)
Tourists' Views of Switzerland
240(6)
Expressing Sympathy and Lack of Sympathy, Expressing Empathy and Relief
246(3)
Hobbys
Sports in Germany
249(1)
Physical Fitness and Leisure Time
250(5)
Struktur:
Endings of Adjectives Preceded by der- and ein-Words
255(3)
Reflexive Verbs
258(4)
The Infinitive with zu
262(2)
Leisure Time in the German-speaking Countries
264(6)
Speaking on the Telephone, Extending, Accepting and Declining an Invitation
270(3)
Unterhaltung
The German Theater
273(1)
Entertainment
274(5)
Struktur:
Verbs with Prepositional Objects
279(1)
da- and wo-Compounds
280(3)
Endings of Unpreceded Adjectives
283(3)
German Television
286(8)
Expressing Satisfaction, Dissatisfaction, and Anger
294(3)
Personliche Eigenschaften
Women in Germany
297(1)
Love and Character Traits; Personal Ads
298(4)
Struktur:
The Simple Past (Imperfect, Narrative Past)
302(4)
The Conjuctions als, wann, wenn
306(1)
The Past Perfect
307(4)
Rumpelstilzchen
311(7)
Expressing Admiration, Telling a Story, Encouraging a Speaker
318(13)
Kapitel 8--11
320(11)
Wege Zum Beruf
German Schools and Vocational Training
331(1)
Professions and Work
332(4)
Struktur:
The Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs
336(4)
The Future
340(2)
Nouns with Special Features: Certain Predicate Nouns
342(1)
Adjectival Nouns
342(3)
Economic Conditions and Career Decisions
345(7)
Expressing Agreement, Disagreement, and Hesitation
352(3)
Das Studium
German Universities
355(1)
University Study and Student Life
356(4)
Struktur:
The Subjunctive Mood
360(1)
The Present-Time General Subjunctive (Subjunctive II)
361(6)
The Past-Time General Subjunctive
367(3)
The University System and a Year Abroad
370(6)
Giving Advice, Asking for Permission, Granting or Denying Permission
376(3)
Damals und Jetzt
Chronicle of German History: 1945 to 1994
379(1)
A Visit to Berlin
380(5)
Struktur:
Relative Clauses
385(5)
Indirect Speech
390(5)
Berlin Yesterday and Today
395(7)
Expressing Doubt, Uncertainty, Probability, Possibility, and Concern, Drawing Conclusions
402(3)
Wo Ein Wille Ist, Ist Auch Ein Weg
The Path to a United Europe: 1949 to 1994
405(1)
Environmental Concerns
406(4)
Struktur:
The Passive Voice
410(5)
Review of the Uses of werden
415(1)
The Special Subjunctive (Subjunctive I)
415(4)
The Question of German Identity
419(5)
Describing Objects
424(10)
Kapitel 12--15
426(8)
Appendix
1. Predicting the Gender of Certain Nouns:
434(1)
2. Summary Chart of the Four Cases
435(1)
3. Pronouns
Interrogative Pronouns
435(1)
Personal Pronouns
435(1)
Reflexive Pronouns
436(1)
Relative Pronouns
436(1)
4. Adjective Endings
Preceded Adjectives
436(1)
Unpreceded Adjectives
436(1)
5. Comparison of Irregular Adjectives and Adverbs
436(1)
6. Endings of Nouns
437(1)
N-Nouns
437(1)
Adjectival Nouns
437(1)
7. N-Verbs ("strong") and Irregular T-Verbs ("weak")
437(3)
Principal Parts Listed Alphabetically
437(2)
Principal Parts Listed by Stem-changing Groups
439(1)
8. Sample Forms of the Subjunctive
440(1)
9. Tables of Verb Forms in Different Tenses
440(2)
10. Translation of the Gesprache
442(5)
11. Answer Key to Selected Exercises from the Ruckblicke
447(3)
Vocabularies
1. German--English
450(30)
2. English--German
480(11)
Photo Credits 491(2)
Index 493

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