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Reading German II
By Jörg Matthias-Roche
SubjectsFrench and Language Studies / German
Print ISBN: 9781551303581
Reading German II, the official exercise book for Reading German, the web-based reading comprehension course of Deutsch-Uni Online, provides the perfect way to improve your understanding of the German language, even with little or no prior knowledge.
Especially effective for students in select English-taught subjects at German universities and in beginner's German courses within the English-speaking world, Reading German II presents a wide variety of readings and exercises and offers a contemporary view on what shapes the German language and culture. Ideal for use in blended learning instruction, this authoritative manual's well-balanced step-by-step progression also allows for completely independent learning.
Table of Contents
IntroductionTechnical RequirementsFirst Steps OnlineÜbersicht – Overview1. Getting started: The Basics of Reading GermanKapitel 1: Easy Access to TextsKapitel 2: First OrientationKapitel 3: Principles of Word FormationKapitel 4: Deducing MeaningKapitel 5: Using Cultural Knowledge – the Story of Berlin2. Getting ahead: Technological InnovationsKapitel 1: Top-Quality Technology from GermanyKapitel 2: Technological Innovation in the SciencesKapitel 3: Starting a Career in EngineeringKapitel 4: Germany – a Place to StudyKapitel 5: Car Drivers’ Paradise – the Autobahn3. Getting educated: Aspects of European Culture and SocietyKapitel 1: Europe in recordsKapitel 2: European MultilingualismKapitel 3: The German Education systemKapitel 4: The Formation of a UnionKapitel 5: Shell Eco-Marathon4. Getting literate: Famous Texts in GermanKapitel 1: A Tale by the Brothers GrimmKapitel 2: Robinson CrusoeKapitel 3: A Tale by Martin LutherKapitel 4: An Original RecipeKapitel 5: Schiller’s Wilhelm Tell5. Getting down to business: On Quality ManagementKapitel 1: Managing Equality – the German ConstitutionKapitel 2: Managing Management – Leasing a ManagerKapitel 3: An VoltaireKapitel 4: Training the ManagersKapitel 5: Ranking UniversitiesVocabulary – Vokabeln