Developing Writing Skills in German

Author: Annette Duensing
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134152566
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Developing Writing Skills in German, is a unique course designed to improve the reading and writing skills of intermediate students of German. Presenting a wide range of authentic written materials, the book aims to develop reading strategies and the ability to write texts of various types - essays, articles and reviews - while imparting an understanding of important aspects of German society. From the environment to consumerism, each chapter focuses on a different theme and concentrates on the advancement of particular skills; all the chapters conclude with a task appropriate to the skills focus of the section. Summary writing, note-taking, the use of mind-maps to collect ideas, and other strategies for successful writing in German are presented here. This course is suitable both for classroom use and independent study, with feedback and answer key supplied at the back of the book.

Developing Writing Skills in German

Author: Uwe Baumann
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415397469
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"Presenting a wide range of authentic written materials, the book aims to develop reading strategies and the ability to write texts of various types while imparting an understanding of important aspects of German society. This course is suitable for classroom use and independent study."--Publisher.

Developing Writing Skills in French

Author: Graham Bishop
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113427422X
Format: PDF
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Designed for intermediate to advanced students, this text equips readers with the necessary skills to write confidently in French in a range of situations. Suitable for use as a classroom text or as a self-study course, it is carefully structured to ensure a better understanding of the effect of choice of words, register and style. Each chapter contains a selection of model texts, activities and clear notes on the format, style and language demonstrated. Every activity also has a model answer in the key, which also offers advice, explanations and further examples to support the student's learning. Features include: * key learning points clearly indicated at the beginning of each chapter * a rich selection of model texts from a variety of different media. Based on a well-reviewed Open University course and written by experienced teachers of the language, Developing Writing Skills in French has been trialled with non-native speakers of French to produce a valuable resource that will help students write appropriately for a variety of contexts.

Developing Writing Skills in Chinese

Author: Boping Yuan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135036977
Format: PDF
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Developing Writing Skills in Chinese has been devised for post-intermediate students who need to write Chinese in the course of their life, work or study. Each unit covers a specific style of writing and is reinforced with a rich selection of model texts. All texts are followed by supporting notes examining the formats, styles, grammar structures or special phrases featured. A wide variety of exercises are featured throughout, and each unit concludes with a helpful glossary given in Chinese characters, pinyin and English translations. An answer key is also included in the back of the book. The following writing styles and genres are covered: Personal correspondence—greetings and condolences, explanations and apologising, making arrangements and keeping in touch Formal writing—announcements and adverts, letters of enquiry and application, business correspondence, developing an argument, facts and data Narration—story narratives, reporting speech, exemplifying and summarising Description and comparison—outlining people’s characters, physical attributes and appearance, places and weather This new edition has been comprehensively revised and updated throughout. It includes a brand-new chapter on narratives and there is new coverage of digital communication methods such as text messages and emails. An additional English-Chinese glossary is also available for free download at http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415678896/ Developing Writing Skills in Chinese will help students to write coherently, clearly and appropriately in a variety of contexts. It is suitable for both classroom and self-study use.

How to Pass National 5 German Second Edition

Author: Kirsten Herbst-Gray
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1510419632
Format: PDF
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Get your best grade with How to Pass National 5 German. Fully updated to account for the removal of Unit Assessments and the changes to the National 5 exam, this book contains all the advice and support you need to revise successfully. It combines an overview of the course syllabus with advice from a top expert on how to improve exam performance, so you have the best chance of success. - Refresh your knowledge with complete course notes - Prepare for the exam with top tips and hints on revision technique - Get your best grade with advice on how to gain those vital extra marks

The Everything German Practice

Author: Jeffery Donley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1605503304
Format: PDF
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The Everything German Practice Book has all it takes for beginner and intermediate speakers to take their proficiency to the next level. Divided into 10 easy-to-follow sections, this fun and accessible guide boasts more than 200 exercises designed to speed the reader's mastery of: Grammar, syntax, and sentence structure Vocabulary-building methods Pronunciation and usage technique Comprehension in reading and speaking PLEASE NOTE:The ebook version of this title does not include a CD or contain interactive audio exercises.

50 Ways to Improve Your German A Teach Yourself Guide

Author: Sieglinde Klovekorn-Ward
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071746335
Format: PDF, ePub
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Make more of your German skills 50 Ways to Improve Your German gives you the power to improve your working knowledge of German and eliminate basic speaking and writing errors. Each one of 50 top tips for improving spoken and written German has comprehensive explanations as to where and why you might go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. There's even free downloadable audio content available to help you with your pronunciation. Features: Short, snappy sections focusing on simple tips Accessible, easy-to-follow explanations Free audio download to help with pronunciation

Text Competence and Academic Multiliteracy

Author: Susanne Göpferich
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag
ISBN: 3823379348
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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How can text competence be fostered in a more efficient and effective manner? This book is among the first to combine the US-American discourse on this question with the German discourse. The topics covered range from text linguistic foundations via text comprehension and comprehensibility to text production, writing skills development and writing in a second or foreign language. Students interested in writing research will be introduced to the pertinent models and theories. Writing instructors, writing centre staff and subject-domain teachers will find guidance on how to improve their assignments and feedback. University administrators and program coordinators can inform themselves about best-practice approaches to writing instruction and support at different levels ranging from individual courses to central support structures.

Developing Writing Skills in Italian

Author: Theresa Oliver-Federici
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136611991
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Developing Writing Skills in Italian has been specifically designed for upper-intermediate students of Italian who need to write Italian for personal, business and academic purposes. With a strong focus on writing as a meaningful and valuable skill in itself, Developing Writing Skills in Italian supports the learner throughout the process of writing, from the planning and drafting stages to the revising and editing of a final version, enriching and extending the learners’ lexical, grammatical and communicative writing skills. Divided into four logically structured sections the learner can work through a range of realistic and contextualized writing tasks which will allow them to master a variety of styles, registers and formats. Features include: flexible structure a summary of learning points clearly indicated at the beginning of each chapter focus on self assessment, allowing students to engage fully in the writing process by evaluating their own work a glossary of key phrases and useful vocabulary. This course is suitable both for classroom use and independent study. Assessment guides, a teacher’s guide, answer key and supplementary activities are all available on the accompanying website.

Aktion Grammatik Fourth Edition

Author: John Klapper
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1510431616
Format: PDF
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Make German grammar second nature with this trusted reference book containing over 300 activities - now completely revised in line with the new A-level specifications. - Supplement key resources in class or encourage independent practice at home, with clear explanations of the grammar points needed at A-level and knowledge-check exercises throughout - Prepare for assessment with longer application activities focused on developing writing skills such as translation and summary - Build confidence as exercises get increasingly more challenging to mirror students' advancement throughout the course - Check students' progress with regular grammar tests and all answers supplied online