The Usborne German Dictionary for Beginners has been devised to make language learning easy and fun. It contains over 2,000 words and phrases, illustrated with amusing pictures of busy everyday scenes.
The scenes are topic-based, featuring the following themes:
• Meeting people • Families • Appearance and personality • Your body • Houses and homes • Dining room & living room • In the kitchen • In the garden • Pets • Getting up • Clothes • Going to bed • Eating & drinking • Buying food • Pastimes • Going out • At the zoo & in the park • In the city • Shopping • At the post office & the bank • Phonecalls and letters • Out and about • Driving • Travelling by train • Travelling by plane • Holidays • In the countryside • On the farm • At work Illness and health • School and education • Shapes and sizes • Numbers • Sport • Celebrations • Days and dates • Time • Weather and seasons • World and universe • Politics • Describing things • Colours • In, on, under.... • Action words
There is also a full English-German list of all the words in the book, grammar notes, including verb tables of common irregular verbs in the present tense, and useful idiomatic phrases.The Usborne German Dictionary for Beginners
is suitable for complete beginners. If internet access is available, all of the words can be listened to on the Usborne Quicklinks
Aimed at ages 9 - adult
Paperback, 128pp, 150 x 210mm