The Routledge Modern German Reader

Author: Maryann Overstreet
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317484037
Format: PDF, ePub
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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 texts fourteen 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 history varied, 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 contexts a German-English glossary with separate vocabulary lists for each chapter and a complete answer key available at Suitable 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.

The Dangerous Book for Boys

Author: Conn Iggulden
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062874977
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The bestselling book—more than 1.5 million copies sold—for every boy from eight to eighty, covering essential boyhood skills such as building tree houses, learning how to fish, finding true north, and even answering the age old question of what the big deal with girls is—is soon to be an Amazon Prime Original Series created by Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) and Greg Mottola (Superbad). The classic bestselling book for every boy from eight to eighty, covering essential boyhood skills such as building tree houses*, learning how to fish, finding true north, and even answering the age-old question of what the big deal with girls is. In this digital age, there is still a place for knots, skimming stones and stories of incredible courage. This book recaptures Sunday afternoons, stimulates curiosity, and makes for great father-son activities. The brothers Conn and Hal have put together a wonderful collection of all things that make being young or young at heart fun—building go-carts and electromagnets, identifying insects and spiders, and flying the world's best paper airplanes. Skills covered include: The Greatest Paper Airplane in the World The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World The Five Knots Every Boy Should Know Stickball Slingshots Fossils Building a Treehouse* Making a Bow and Arrow Fishing (revised with US Fish) Timers and Tripwires Baseball's "Most Valuable Players" Famous Battles-Including Lexington and Concord, The Alamo, and Gettysburg Spies-Codes and Ciphers Making a Go-Cart Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary Girls Cloud Formations The States of the U.S. Mountains of the U.S. Navigation The Declaration of Independence Skimming Stones Making a Periscope The Ten Commandments Common US Trees Timeline of American History

Marchen Fur Kinder

Author: Hans Christian Andersen
ISBN: 9781545003305
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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endiglich verhungern und erfrieren.�D�umelieschen sagte nichts, als aber die beiden andern dem Vogel den R�cken wandten, neigte sie sich hinab, schob die Federn, die �ber seinem Kopfe lagen, zur Seite und k��te ihn auf die geschlossenen Augen. �Vielleicht war er es, der mir im Sommer so sch�n etwas vorsang,� dachte sie, �wie viel Freude hat er mir verschafft, der liebe, sch�ne Vogel.�Der Maulwurf stopfte nun das Loch, durch welches das Tageslicht hineinschien, wieder zu und begleitete die Damen nach Hause. Aber in der Nacht konnte D�umelieschen schlechterdings nicht schlafen. Da erhob sie sich von ihrem Bette und flocht aus Heu einen gro�en, sch�nen Teppich, trug ihn hinunter, breitete ihn �ber den toten Vogel aus und legte weiche Baumwolle, die sie im Zimmer der Feldmaus gefunden hatte, dem Vogel zur Seite, damit er warm liegen m�chte in der kalten Erde.�Lebewohl, du lieber sch�ner V

Fahrenheit 451

Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451673310
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners, Guy Montag, suddenly realizes their merit.