By Paul Stocker
A pupil Grammar of German is a useful reference consultant for undergraduates and different intermediate and complicated scholars. Written with the wishes of the learner a great deal in brain, it units out the grammar of the language in as transparent and jargon-free manner as attainable. every one bankruptcy starts off with an outline of the most grammatical terminology and ideas; those phrases also are cross-referenced within the word list on the finish of the ebook. to supply a visible consultant via each one bankruptcy, the details in every one part are highlighted, and tables summarise very important styles. 'Tip' bins, which support the scholar to grasp specific issues, are scattered during the textual content. each aspect has a variety of illustrative examples, every one with its translation, rigorously selected from quite a lot of published and digital media - books, newspapers, magazines, movie, and chat-rooms - to mirror modern utilization throughout more than a few registers.
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15 Indeﬁnite determiners + adjectives + noun Although there is considerable ﬂexibility with the endings of indeﬁnite determiners and following adjectives, the following patterns often apply. g. 2) . 15a above): einige Arbeitslose mit mehreren Bekannten viele Jugendliche several unemployed (people) with several acquaintances many young people . 7 Determiners and pronouns: a summary The table below summarises the use of determiners and pronouns, and provides cross-references between Chapter 3 (Determiners) and Chapter 4 (Pronouns).
12 He was with us for several days several brand new cars Mothers with several small children sämtliche all . 14 the many books he’s read his few friends the little money we still have welcher/welche/welches which . 1 above). 15 Indeﬁnite determiners + adjectives + noun Although there is considerable ﬂexibility with the endings of indeﬁnite determiners and following adjectives, the following patterns often apply. g. 2) . 15a above): einige Arbeitslose mit mehreren Bekannten viele Jugendliche several unemployed (people) with several acquaintances many young people .
Die Zeit vergeht war; beauty ﬁrst love modern art Christianity Life’s like that! d below. 2 The use of the article der Kölner Dom Er wohnt in der Bahnhofstraße Cologne Cathedral He lives in Bahnhofstraße But Er wohnt Bahnhofstraße 27 e The article is used with seasons, months, days, etc. after the prepositions an, bis zu, in, and when referring to meals der November im Frühling; im Juli am Montag nach dem Mittagessen zum Frühstück einmal im Monat im Jahre 2000 November in spring; in July on Monday after lunch for breakfast once a month in 2000 But months and seasons omit the article in other constructions: Ende Juni letzten/nächsten Sommer Anfang nächsten Jahres at the end of June last/next summer at the beginning of next year f The article is used with names preceded by an adjective die arme Franzi!