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The Routledge Modern German Reader, Paperback / softback Book


The Routledge Modern German Reader is designed for intermediate and advanced learners of German.

It provides a clear and engaging introduction to reading authentic German language texts for learners who wish to move beyond elementary course material to more rewarding works of fiction and non-fiction.

Features include:twenty-eight readings, graded according to difficulty, beginning with shorter, simpler texts and progressing to longer, more complex textsfourteen literary texts, written by well-known writers from German-speaking countries, on universal themes and fourteen non-literary texts from magazines, newspapers and the internet, featuring a range of engaging topics relating to culture, society and historyvaried, contextualized pre- and post- reading exercises designed to stimulate discussion, develop comprehension strategies, expand and refine vocabulary, and foster awareness of grammatical structures as they occur in authentic contextsa German-English glossary with separate vocabulary lists for each chapter and a complete answer key available at www.routledge.com/products/9781138898035Suitable for both classroom use and independent study, The Routledge Modern German Reader provides insights into the culture of German-speaking countries while also acting as a stimulus to further independent reading.

It is an essential tool for developing vocabulary and increasing reading proficiency.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 306 pages, 9 Line drawings, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Language readers
  • ISBN: 9781138898035