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Cecile Zorach, Charlotte Melin,
Adam Oberlin

English Grammar for Students of German:
The Study Guide for Those Learning German

6th ed.
ISBN: 978-0-934034-43-2
Pp. 170
$19.95

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Need help learning German grammar?

Supplement your textbook with the English Grammar for Students of German— learn the English grammatical terms your German textbook assumes you know.

You will learn: see the English Grammar for Students of German Table of Contents

Parts of speech — how to English and German identify nouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositions . . .

Question: Why learn parts of speech?

Answer to Why learn parts of speech?

So you’ll choose the correct German equivalent
of an English word.

Example: play is spielt if it’s a verb, but Schauspiel
if it’s a noun.

Functions of words — how to identifyEnglish and German subjects, direct and indirect objects . . .

Question: Why learn the functions of words?

Answer to Why learn the functions of words?

So you’ll choose the correct German equivalent
of an English word.

Example: her is sie if it’s a direct object, but ihr if it’s an indirect object.

Grammatical terms — explanation of English and German conjugation, case, declension, agreement . . .

Question: Why learn grammatical terms?

Answer to Why learn grammatical terms?

So you’ll understand these terms that play an
important role in German..

Example: "agreement" explains why the is der before the German word for tree, but die before the German word for door.

Step-by-step analysis of examples — how to get from an English structure
to an equivalent German structure, see  Chapter 20 of the O&H German Study Guide

Question: Why offer a step-by-step analysis of examples?

Answer to Why offer a step-by-step analysis of examples?

So you'll know how to get from an English structure
to a German structure.

Example: That is the student I got the book from.
Das ist die Schülerin, von der ich das Buch bekommen habe.
(word-for-word: that is the student from whom I the book got have).

Online resources include:

German Textbook Correlations —Pages to be studied in English Grammar for Students of German before each lesson in your textbook.

German Review Exercises — A 15-page review booklet that you can download and use to test your comprehension.