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Wort für Wort: New Advanced German Vocabulary [Paperback]

Paul Stocker
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26 May 2006 0340915226 978-0340915226
Wort für Wort is the new edition of our highly successful advanced German vocabulary book. Providing comprehensive coverage of key German vocabulary, Wort für Wort contextualises words and phrases within up-to-date themes such as media, immigration and international relations. Each of the thematic sections has been thoroughly revised and each now includes graduated use of vocabulary allowing users to 'jump off' when they desire.

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  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder Education (26 May 2006)
  • Language: English, German
  • ISBN-10: 0340915226
  • ISBN-13: 978-0340915226
  • Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.7 x 1.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 345,561 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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New edition of this highly successful German vocabulary book

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Paul Stocker is an experienced teacher of German and has written a number of books and language courses. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wort fur Wort 3 Jun 2011
By Marcus
Format:Paperback
This book aided me from GCSE to A2, extremely useful, not only does it contain idiomatic phrases which there is no way of looking up in a dictionary, it has sections of field specific vocabulary which is really helpful, especially in AS and A2. I think it is a must-have if you are learning German as a foreign language. Good quality and good condition. However, compared with Palabra por Palabra, it lacks that extra bit (i.e.- phrases and vocab) that will have you stand out in an exam. But that might just be there are less of these phrases in the language. But very useful!!
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent for AS and A2 German 24 May 2007
Format:Paperback
This book helped me through my AS German and currently through my A2.

It gives helpful and useful little connective phrases, whole phrases and helps give a wider range of lexis, which is what the examiners want.

Great book.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Uberragend supertolles! 30 Nov 2011
Format:Paperback
Amazing book, I couldn't do my A2 without it. The structure, by topic, is perfect for using to write essays and the vocab suggested helps you to write idiomatically and fluently. I showed this book to my teachers, who thought it was so good that they bought one for everyone in my class. I thoroughly recommend it.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars STUNNING BOOK 30 Nov 2011
Format:Paperback
'Wort fur Wort' was the most useful book I could have ever wished for, it really aided me through my A-Level Course. In fact, I still use it to this day at University becasue it is so useful! It is organised into chapters which provide simple access to whatever you could possibly need to say. Very worthwhile, especially for the unbelievable price I found mine on Amazon for.

I will be awaiting Paul Stocker's next book which I think is coming out in 2012, entitled "A Student Grammar of German".

To sum up: great book, great price - don't acknowlege the bad reviews!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, well worth-while 23 Feb 2014
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As I was considered to be gifted at German during my AS year, my teacher told me to buy this book as one of her upper sixth students use it and he praised it constantly, so I went ahead and bought it. I was amazed to which lengths of vocabulary it went to. It gives you phrases and great vocabulary. Personally I find the essay vocabulary and phrases are the reason I can write an essay in German almost as well as I can in English now. I have no faults in this book except sometimes the vocabulary has been put into a weird chapter but if you're learning it all for your exams you're bound to cover it anyway so it doesn't matter!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect vocabulary/phrase book 3 July 2012
By JD33
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This is a MUST have for all A-level students. As a teacher of AS and A2 German I cannot recommend it highly enough. The book covers every topic at AS and A2 and gives advanced vocabulary for students to learn that is ideal for the exams as well as essay language and the language of argument.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Quite useful 14 Mar 2010
Format:Paperback
This book is well constructed into different sections and provides useful sentences and phrases which can easily be manipulated into essays or long exam questions in order to show a bit of flair or creativity. Some of these phrases are useful for more than one topic, and the vocabulary is essential for some of the topics at AS/A2.
I would not say that this book stretches you in any way, although it is a good reminder for up and coming exams, and is quite easy to scan over and remind yourself of anything which may have slipped your mind.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Wort Fur Wort 23 Feb 2010
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Arrived on time. Good vocabulary book. Easy to find words as they're all set out by subject matter, i.e. shopping, food, etc. It could be more extensive, but certainly suficient for beginner/intermediate.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Recommended by teacher
This was recommended by A Level German teacher & also classmates. Seems to be very good from what I hear from my daughter.
Published 8 days ago by A. M. Thomason
2.0 out of 5 stars The presentation is not very nice.,
It is more like a dictionary. Even though there are topic categories, the presentation is not very exciting and not inviting you to enjoy reading it
Published 4 months ago by Carolin Wygant
1.0 out of 5 stars Not for beginners
I bought this book thinking it was for beginners - it isn't. This is for the advanced German learner. I wish I hadn't bought it.
Published 4 months ago by Karezza
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent revision tool
Excellent revision tool. Helped me to achieve a B grade in my German AS level. I recommend this book to everyone studying German at A Level. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Anon.
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant book!
I purchased this book as it was recommended to me by my German teacher for my A2 course. It has vocabulary on almost every single topic in my German course. Read more
Published 5 months ago by bettyanne
5.0 out of 5 stars great vocab book
I bought this book to help me when writing German essays, and although I have not yet used the book fully, I can see that it is going to prove extremely helpful. Read more
Published 7 months ago by I. Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars A great study aid
I feel that this book is ideal if you are level "B1" (intermediate) or above - it contains very useful phrases with each chapter split up into topics such as holidays, economy,... Read more
Published 9 months ago by Benjamin
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for vocabulary.
I bought this as an advised text for my German degree and I think it is invaluable. It has a wide range of clearly laid out vocabulary. Read more
Published 10 months ago by Eleanor Martin
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Book!
This book is definitely a must - have for all German A-Level students... Recommended for anyone!

Really good phrases and extensive vocab that examiners will love.
Published 11 months ago by Suzanne
5.0 out of 5 stars Wort fur Wort
This book is an essential must have for anyone studying A-level German and beyond. It has really useful phrases and vocabulary around a wide range of topics and most importantly,... Read more
Published 11 months ago by Louise96
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