German Phrases for Dummies

Paulina Christensen

ISBN: 9788126507207

206 pages


German Phrases For Dummies provides readers with basic language instruction that will enable them to converse with others.  The book uses real-world phrases extensively to illustrate grammatical concepts and provide opportunities to practice new-found skills.  The real-world phrases also serve as a tool for readers who don't really want to learn the language but want some common phrases that allow them to communicate with others on a basic level.



About This Book.

Conventions Used in This Book.


Foolish Assumptions.

Icons Used in This Book.

Where to Go from Here.

Chapter 1: I Say It How? Speaking German.

Chapter 2: Grammar on a Diet: Just the Basics.

Chapter 3: Numerical Gumbo: Counting of All Kinds.

Chapter 4: Making New Friends and Enjoying Small Talk.

Chapter 5: Enjoying a Drink and a Snack (or Meal!).

Chapter 6: Shop ’til You Drop.

Chapter 7: Making Leisure a Top Priority.

Chapter 8: When You Gotta Work.

Chapter 9: Getting Around: Transportation.

Chapter 10: Finding a Place to Lay Your Weary Head.

Chapter 11: Dealing with Emergencies.

Chapter 12: Ten Favorite German Expressions.

Chapter 13: Ten Phrases That Make You Sound Like a Local.