Higher Education

Graded German Reader: Erste Stufe, 3rd Edition

  • Hannelore Crossgrove University of Rhode Island
  • William C. Crossgrove Brown University
  • ISBN-10: 0669201596  |  ISBN-13: 9780669201598
  • 240 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1978
  • © 1992 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $125.25



This reader provides an array of cultural and literary material for students in their first year of German. The first five sections were written or edited specifically for the text, while authentic material is presented in a concluding short story by Doris Dörrie. Features include frequent use of cognates and basic vocabulary; exercises in reading comprehension, vocabulary acquisition, and word-building techniques; graded readings; and footnotes throughout the text along with a verb appendix and index of exercises.

Table of Contents

1. Allerlei
2. Fabeln
3. Anakdoten und Erzählungen
4. Eulenspiegel und Münchhausen
5. Vier berühmte Märchen
6. Ohne Gepäck, by Doris Dörrie
Verb Appendix