Get By in German
All the German You Need to Get By with Confidence
Book & CD - Travel Pack

By Bonk Uli & Robert Tilley
September 2007
BBC Active / Pearson Education
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9781406612622
160 pages, Illustrated, 5 3/4 x 8 1/4"
$33.50 Cloth Binder


When we’re in a foreign country we all wish we could understand more of the language we see and hear. Imagine how much more satisfying your trip would be if you could confidently ask for directions or perhaps read a menu and place your order without resorting to wild hand gestures and pidgin language.

Get By in German can help. It’s more than just a phrasebook. This is a new all-in-one travel language pack perfect for holiday-makers, city-breakers, business travelers and anyone looking to get the more from their trip.

Get By in German is written and devised specifically for travelers of all kinds, so you can be sure you’ll be introduced and exposed only to the language most relevant to the kinds of situations you’re likely to find yourself in. The approach is simple, there’s no complicated grammar to learn and you 'll be picking up the basics in no time!

The 60-minute CD will help you to get to grips with the basics of spoken German and the accompanying 160-page book will introduce key phrases, words and language. Sample conversations, ‘try it out’ sections and short tasks and quizzes will have you arriving in Germany feeling confident and keen to try out the language you’ve learned.

You can even use Get By in German whilst you’re away. The book is perfect as a handy language reference guide which you can pack in your bag. With its tourist and travel tips, thousands of essential phrases and words and two-way mini dictionary, you’ll never find yourself lost for the right word. Imitated pronunciation techniques make it easy for you to quickly say what you see and the comprehensive menu-reader will make sure you always get exactly what you expect to eat.

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