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German Phrases For Dummies

German Phrases For Dummies

Paulina Christensen, Anne Fox

ISBN: 978-0-471-77246-0

Aug 2005

216 pages

$6.99

Description

Hundreds of useful phrases at your fingertips

Speak German - instantly!

Traveling to Germany but don't know German? Taking German at school but need to kick up your conversation skills? Don't worry! This handy little phrasebook will have you speaking German in no time.

Discover how to:
  • Get directions, shop, and eat out
  • Talk numbers, dates, time, and money
  • Chat about family and work
  • Discuss sports and the weather
  • Deal with problems and emergencies
Introduction.

About This Book.

Conventions Used in This Book.

Foolish Assumptions.

Icons Used in This Book.

Where to Go from Here.

Chapter 1: I Say It How? Speaking German.

Chapter 2: Grammar on a Diet: Just the Basics.

Chapter 3: Numerical Gumbo: Counting of All Kinds.

Chapter 4: Making New Friends and Enjoying Small Talk.

Chapter 5: Enjoying a Drink and a Snack (or Meal!).

Chapter 6: Shop ’til You Drop.

Chapter 7: Making Leisure a Top Priority.

Chapter 8: When You Gotta Work.

Chapter 9: Getting Around: Transportation.

Chapter 10: Finding a Place to Lay Your Weary Head.

Chapter 11: Dealing with Emergencies.

Chapter 12: Ten Favorite German Expressions.

Chapter 13: Ten Phrases That Make You Sound Like a Local.

Index.