Wie Geht's? An Introductory German Course

ISBN-10: 1413012825

ISBN-13: 9781413012828

Edition: 8th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Dieter Sevin, Ingrid Sevin

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Focused on building linguistic skills and comprehension through creative introductions to contemporary life and cultures in Germn-speaking countries, WIE GEHT'S? Eighth Edition is the clear choice to prepare your students to communicate in German?in and beyond your classroom! Now in its Eighth Edition, WIE GEHT'S? remains one of the most popular introductory German programs in the country. As the authors?both native Germans?show students how the German language actually works, they encourage cultural awareness and the acquisition of a functional vocabulary that effectively prepares students to continue their study of German.
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List price: $302.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 1/6/2006
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 544
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.882

Dieter Sevin, a native of Germany, was Professor of German at Vanderbilt University. He received grants from organizations such as the American Philosophical Association, American Council of Learned Societies, German Academic Exchange Service, and the Vanderbilt Research Council.

Ingrid Sevin, a native of Germany, has been teaching German and French at the high school and college level in the United States and in Germany for more than ten years. From 1987 to 2002, she was the editor of the German audio-magazine SCHAU INS LAND.

Schritte: Wie geht's? Vorschau: The German language
Gespr Sche und Wortschatz: Greetings and good-byes
Colors and the classroom
Clothing, numbers, and opposites
The year and the weather
Telling time
Familie, L-Nder, Sprachen
Vorschau: Spotlight on Germany
GesprSche und Wortschatz: Your family, yourself, and the countries of Europe
Struktur: Present tense of regular verbs
Nominative case
Sentence structure
Compound Nouns
Einblicke: German in Europe
Germany and its neighbors
Lebensmittel Und Gesch-Fte
Vorschau: Shopping and store hours
GesprSche und Wortschatz: Food and shopping
Struktur: Present tense of sein and haben
Accusative case and n-nouns
Sentence structure
Einblicke: Pedestrian areas
Stores and shopping
Im Restaurant
Vorschau: Eating in and out
GesprSche und Wortschatz: Meals and restaurants
Struktur: Verbs with vowel changes
Dative case
Einblicke: Regional specialties
You are what you eat
Feste Und Daten
Vorschau: Holidays and vacations
GesprSche und Wortschatz: Celebrations and the calendar
Struktur: Present perfect
Subordinating conjunctions
Einblicke: Traditions
German holidays
In Der Stadt
Vorschau: Spotlight on Austria
GesprSche und Wortschatz: City life and directions
Struktur: Personal pronouns
Modal auxiliary verbs
Sondern vs. aber. Einblicke: Vienna
Greetings from Vienna
Vorschau: Housing
GesprSche und Wortschatz: Housing and furniture
Struktur: Two-way prepositions
Wissen vs. kennen
Einblicke: Public transportation and city life
Work hard, save money, build a house
Auf Der Bank Und im Hotel
Vorschau: The story of the deutsche Mark
GesprSche und Wortschatz: time, banking, and hotel accommodations
Struktur: Der- and ein- words
Separable-prefix verbs
Flavoring particles
Einblicke: Accommodations and tourist information
hotels, youth hostels, and other lodging
Post Und Reisen
Vorschau: Spotlight on Switzerland
GesprSche und Wortschatz: Postal service and travel
Struktur: Genitive case
Time expressions
Position of adverbs and nicht
Einblicke: Switzerland and its languages
Tourists in Switzerland
Vorschau: Sports and clubs in German-speaking countries
GesprSche und Wortschatz: Physical fitness and leisure time
Struktur: Endings of preceded adjectives
Reflexive verbs
Infinitive with zu
Einblicke: Vacationing
Leisure time ? pleasure or frustration?
Vorschau: The magic of the theater
GesprSche und Wortschatz: Entertainment
Struktur: Verbs with prepositional objects
Da- and wo- compounds
Endings of unpreceded adjectives
Einblicke: German television
Choosing isn't easy
Vorschau: Women and society
GesprSche und Wortschatz: Relationships and character traits
Struktur: Simple past
Conjunctions als, wann, wenn
Past perfect
Einblicke: The brothers Grimm and their fairy tales
Wege Zum Beruf
Vorschau: German schools and vocational training
GesprSche und Wortschatz: Professions and education
Struktur: Comparison of adjectives and adverbs
Future tense
Predicate nouns and adjectival nouns
Einblicke: Hard times and social policy
Choosing a profession
Das Studium
Vorschau: German universities
GesprSche und Wortschatz: University study and student life
Struktur: Subjunctive mood: present time and past time
Einblicke: Studying in Germany
A year abroad
Einst Und Jetz
GesprSche und Wortschatz: A visit to Berlin
Struktur: Relative clauses
Indirect speech
Einblicke: Berlin's past
Berlin, a gate to the world
Deutschland, Europa Und Die Zukunft
Vorschau: The path to a united Europe
GesprSche und Wortschatz: Nature and environmental protection
Struktur: Passive voice
review of werden
Special Subjunctive (Subjunctive I)
Einblicke: In search of an identity
The wind knows no borders
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