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Acknowledgements

The material acknowledged below is Proprietary and used under licence (not subject to Creative Commons licence). See terms and conditions.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following:

Unit image: Copyright (C) Image Source/Rex Features

Figure 2: Copyright (C) Christine Pleines : Figure 7: 'Weltkarte des Glücks', Globus Infografik GmbH (dpa-Infografik) : Figure 8: Collins German Dictionary, 2007; Figure 26:
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • express views and feelings in German

  • use different tenses

  • give factual information about Austria, Germany and Switzerland

  • understand the conventions governing the use of du and Sie

  • know some strategies for using dictionaries.


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Introduction

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