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The authors of the Spiegel best selling How to be German are back with a brand new, illustrated love letter to the language of our adopted home. Join us as we take you on a tour through some of the German language's greatest words, expressions, proverbs and language possibilities, all wrapped up for international delivery in the form of Denglisch!
This dual-language book is the perfect gift to introduce the humble Ausländer to the absolute awesomeness of German language, and a fun way for German readers to rediscover the hilarious, hidden wonders of their mother tongue! While it has previously been so maligned and misunderstood, now everyone will finally discover: with the German language is very good cherries eating!"
Divided into different areas of German life such as - the office, at home, with others, travel, food and drink, mind and body, and animals - we collect the best expressions, wisdoms and possibilities of the German language and explain how they could be used to enrich the English language.
There are also some mini-essays, which explore why German is such a fantastic, curious and under-appreciated language, covering: Umlaut Envy, Compounding, The Great Verb delay, Du you Sie me?, Genders and Doch.
Available from 09.05.13.