Learn German with a proven method designed for English speakers
“This a must-buy, must-read book for students of German at all levels"
—Tom Conner, Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, St. Norbert College
“ This text could come to the rescue of many beginning German students.”
“We have been looking for such a book for years.”
—Dr. Belinda Carstens, University of California, Davis
a self-study guide that helps you come prepared to German class
To show you how to get from an English structure to the equivalent German structure.
All the essentials
Straightforward lessons that focus more on the rules than the exceptions. Covers the grammar taught in beginning college courses.
Tips to help you learn German vocabulary and word forms, and to remember them.
one point per chapter
In each bite-sized lesson, authors Cecile Zorach, Charlotte Melin and Adam Oberlin explain one grammar concept and illustrates it with English and German examples.
Explained in English
To help you learn the grammar from the point of view of a language you already speak.
Check your understanding by completing the review questions.