German Phrases for Dummies
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.
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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.