Hundreds of useful phrases at your fingertips. Speak German instantly! Traveling to Germany but don't kw German? Taking German at school but need to kick up your conversation skills? Don't worry! This handy little phrasebook will have you speaking German in time. Discover how to: get directions, shop, and eat out; talk numbers, dates, time, and money; chat about family and work; discuss sports and the weather; and deal with problems and emergencies.
Paulina Christensen has been working as a writer, editor, and translator for almost ten years. She holds a degree in English and German literature and has developed, written, and edited numerous German-language textbooks and teachers' handbooks for Berlitz International. Her work as a translator ranges from new media art to science fiction (Starlog magazine). She occasionally works as a court interpreter and does consulting and interpreting at educational conferences, as well as voice-overs for educational videos and CD-ROMs. Dr. Christensen received her M.A. and Ph.D. from Dusseldorf University, Germany, and has taught at Berlitz Language Schools, New York University, and Fordham University. Anne Fox has been working as a translator, editor, and writer for the past twelve years. She studied at Interpreters' School, Zurich, Switzerland, and holds a degree in translation. Her various assignments have taken her to outer space, hyperspace, and around the world. She has also taught at Berlitz Language Schools and worked as a legal and technical proofreader in the editorial departments of several law firms. Most recently she has been developing, writing, and editing student textbooks and teacher handbooks for Berlitz.