Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Graded German Reader: Erste Stufe” as Want to Read:
Graded German Reader: Erste Stufe
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Graded German Reader: Erste Stufe

4.53  ·  Rating Details ·  19 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
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 Dorrie. Features include frequent use of cognates and basic vocabulary; exercises in reading comprehension, vocabulary ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published January 2nd 1991 by Heinle (first published 1978)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Graded German Reader, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Graded German Reader

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-49)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Adam Eivy
Jul 22, 2009 Adam Eivy rated it it was amazing
This is, by far, the best German Language book I have every read--and I've read through a number of them. What I love most about it is that it progressively builds your vocabulary through reading. You start out with a few words, sentences, paragraphs, working your way up to full stories (in the Aesop's Fable style).

I highly recommend this book for anyone wanting to learn German. I can't believe there isn't a follow up book. The full title of this book is Das Erste Stufe: Graded German Reader, bu
Sep 04, 2011 Michael rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: German Students, German Teachers, Americans traveling in Germany
Recommended to Michael by: German Teacher
Shelves: german
This is an excellent resource for learning German. It works through levels, from literally no German up to a low-moderate level, as you read through it, and gives enough help that almost anyone can work through it with time and patience. Each chapter consists of some short reading selections in German, with vocabulary at the bottom of the page (repeated in a glossary at the end), some exercises and grammar lessons. A list of verbs at the end helps to learn the trickiest part of reading German. ...more
Jan 22, 2013 Candice rated it it was amazing
The graded German Reader is an excellent addition to the German language learning experience. The sections grow progressively more difficult as the book goes on, ranging from readings of only a paragraph, to several pages. The diction and grammar are consistent, and supported with conversation questions after each story that can either be written out or spoken. The questions were a great way to reinforce the vocabulary and new grammar that was picked up along the way. They also can be expanded ...more
May 02, 2012 Chris rated it it was amazing
Superb book. I just wish there were other books in the series, because this is such a great resource. This book surpassed all expectations, and the bar had already been set very high from reviews I had read.
Minne rated it it was amazing
Mar 15, 2015
James Watt
James Watt rated it it was amazing
Jul 30, 2015
Susan Budd
Susan Budd rated it it was amazing
Jul 29, 2016
Rebecca rated it it was amazing
Dec 15, 2010
Raven Grantham
Raven Grantham rated it really liked it
May 25, 2014
John rated it it was amazing
Nov 22, 2014
Amanda rated it liked it
Aug 27, 2016
Esther rated it it was amazing
May 07, 2009
Liz rated it liked it
Dec 05, 2011
R rated it really liked it
Sep 09, 2015
Russ rated it it was amazing
Mar 07, 2011
Emily Dunn
Emily Dunn rated it it was amazing
Jan 07, 2016
Jonathanrb rated it really liked it
Mar 31, 2015
James rated it really liked it
Jun 29, 2013
Navid rated it it was amazing
Dec 25, 2014
R Fultz
R Fultz is currently reading it
Mar 13, 2011
Laura added it
Dec 27, 2010
perny marked it as to-read
Jun 30, 2011
Knitguy marked it as to-read
Jul 28, 2011
Chelsea Amendola
Chelsea Amendola marked it as to-read
Jul 27, 2012
Ayesha Mirchandani
Ayesha Mirchandani marked it as to-read
Jan 10, 2013
Sinan added it
Mar 24, 2013
Nicole marked it as to-read
Mar 25, 2013
Bryn added it
Jul 25, 2013
Tshwano marked it as to-read
Dec 06, 2013
Aaron marked it as to-read
Jan 20, 2014
Brandi added it
Apr 30, 2014
Dee marked it as to-read
May 17, 2014
N J marked it as to-read
May 24, 2014
javd marked it as to-read
Jul 09, 2014
Sean K
Sean K marked it as to-read
Jul 11, 2014
Roland marked it as to-read
Jul 20, 2014
R L marked it as to-read
Sep 12, 2014
Robert Miller
Robert Miller marked it as to-read
Nov 04, 2014
Jocelin marked it as to-read
Jan 24, 2015
Emma is currently reading it
Aug 28, 2015
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book