After Easiest German, a good next step is See It and Say It in German.
[by Margarita Madrigal and Inge D. Halpert].
FEATURES OF SEE IT AND SAY IT IN GERMAN:
Certain features of the See It and Say It in German make it a good next step to follow the Easiest German:
• Features foreign words similar to English [as in Easiest Foreign Languages]. “If you can speak English, you can teach yourself German.”
• Word and picture method: Each new word or sentence is accompanied by a line drawing that instantly explains its meaning. Illustrations throughout the books.
• Each page contains one lesson.
• Conversation lessons in short sentences about familiar everyday situations.
• Repetition to help you remember.
• Exercises to test your progress.
• Progressively adds foreign words to your vocabulary.
• Easy key words for a large vocabulary.
• Short traveler's word guide of words used in restaurants, hotels, and stores.
• Small German to English dictionary.
• Series in print and in use continuously since 1962.
• No phonetic pronunciation for each word, so more helpful for reading than speaking (more for 'see it' than 'say it').
• Old-fashioned, from 1962.
REVIEWS OF SEE IT AND SAY IT IN GERMAN BY USERS
[can be read in full at Amazon.com]
• “Used this book when I initially moved to Germany and literally was comfortable speaking after only 3 months!”
• “So if you want a book to learn some German fast or you just want to see if you might like it then this is the book for you.”
• “I too, like the previous reviewer, have never regretted buying this book. I've since moved on to other texts, audio, and so on. But I will always cherish this book for having shepherded me gently into this marvelous, and sometimes perplexing, language.”
• “I have many tools to learn German, but this is one of them that truly shines out.”
• “Best beginning German book I've ever read out of hundreds!”