Tach Allerseits, vielleicht gibt es Kollegen, die diese Liebeserklärung an die deutsche Sprache noch nicht kennen. Deutsche Version. “The Awful German Language” is an essay by Mark Twain published as Appendix D in A On October 31, , Twain delivered a lecture titled “Die Schrecken der deutschen Sprache” (“The Horrors of the German Language” in English). Buy Die Schreckliche Deutsche Sprache the a by Mark Twain (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on.

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Mark Twain criticizes the German cases, separable verbs, articles, gender of nouns and many other grammatical rules. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Guide to texts of the story and others from Twain’s first book, biography and criticism and its legacy, Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: It became very useful when I was imprisoned in concentration camps in Germany.

Vote Promote or demote ideas. This essay dwells on all those little absurdities that make it so loveable. Whenever I come across a good one, I stuff it and put it in my museum. Einige wenige …more Nun, die deutsche Sprache ist so ambivalent, finde ich, sodass sowohl die Bezeichnung “schrecklich” als auch “usefull” passt.

View all 11 comments. In German they always seem easier than in other languages.

Look into your dictionary to count the meanings of shift and pitch. I will put some examples from the book here and you’ll understand: I want to say that Mark Twain’s intention of writing this book is not to belittle German language but to let others know how unnecessarily complicated the language is for a foreigner to learn. spdache


Die schreckliche deutsche Sprache/The awful German language (Mark Twain) (German)

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Jul 16, I had never seen this before. I bought this book because a friend I was visiting was reading cshreckliche. And eighthly, and last, I would retain Zug and Schlag, with their pendants, and discard the rest of the vocabulary. One might better go without friends in Germany than take all this trouble about them.

Though he made a great deal of money from his writings and lectures, he squandered it on various ventures, in particular the Paige Compositor, and was forced to declare bankruptcy. The separation of verbs One verb at the very beginning of the sentence and the other at the very end of the sentence no matter how long the sentence will srpache.

Quite an amusing book for the student of German. I really have no idea how the language evolved to be like this, but Twain showed us Hilarious. Sep 06, Mark Jones rated it it was amazing. Quotes from The Awful German Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? However, he lacked financial acumen. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. But as an analysis of a language, this book IS good.

The Awful German Language / Die schreckliche deutsche Sprache

This essay was amazing. There is no other way. The above link is derived from: May 28, Arthur Thomas rated it it was amazing. P Ich liebe Deutsch, deshalb finde ich dieses Buch ein bisschen unangenehm.


Mark Twain revised the Jumping Frog story several times after its initial publication. Write a customer review. LOL Jul 16, “When a German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him till he emerges on the other side of the Atlantic with the verb in his mouth. Twains Angriffe gegen den Erfinder der deutschen Sprache lassen deutlich erkennen, dass er seine eigene Sprache nie selber richtig lernen musste.

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I’m looking at you, separable verbs. Product details Hardcover Publisher: Clemens father Orion Clemens brother. If you don’t have sprachee clue about German, you probably wouldn’t understand much I’m afraid. And it cannot get her out.

I liked some of the suggestions made by the author, but I’m sure that won’t be happening anytime soon. Close and don’t show again Close.

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Again the read can forget, how the sentence starts and how it ends. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. To continue with the German genders: