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Potentially a magnificent book.
on 27 June 2009
This colourful and visually attracive book has the potential to be an extremely powerful language tool,Unfortunately the author fell flat on their face .
One of the things that makes German so difficult is that there is no concrete pattern on how to convert a noun into it's plural form. (In english you just add an "s" to the word eg - cat, cats, table, tables.)
But in German you can't just add an "s" to the end- every time you learn a word you need to learn its plural form aswell, off by heart!
Frustratingly, This book wont give you the word for " trees" it will just tell you that the word "tree" is "der baum" .
as a result this book is statistically 50% less useful than it claims to be. If the author republished this book with each page exactly the same as before, only with every word having its plural printed next to it, it would be an outstanding piece of language learning equipment.