Good English

Good English

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...milk. Pride goeth before a fall. Do not look a gift horse in the mouth. A penny saved is a penny earned. A bad book is the worst robber. A poor workman blames his tools. Too many cooks spoil the broth. 7. Plan and write a full explanation of one of the following. Select one that you can write about with feeling: --What it means to be an American. What a good school does for a child. What it means to be patriotic. What honesty can do for a person. What too much money can lead to. What good books mean to me. What music means in a home. What a good game does for a boy. 8. Tell how one of the following occurred and then draw a little lesson from the event: --John's failure. Harry's discovery. Bill's fall. Ethel's surprise. 9. Enumerate as many household operations as you can think of, such as, washing, ironing, sewing, and explain orally, --(1) The purpose of each. (2) How each is done. (3) The value of each to the home. 10. Look up in the encyclopedia or elsewhere something in which you are interested, and write a long theme in explanation of it. Make a plan first and follow it closely in your composition. When you are done, select those points that you would use in making a five-minute talk on the subject before the class. The following are suggestions merely. Each pupil should if possible select something with which his future life will probably be connected: --plumbing driving medicine bookkeeping mining law selling banking preaching designing teaching millinery dressmaking buying home management nursing writing acting secretarial work lecturing manufacture oranges lead advertising messenger cooking moving pictures coral ranching machine work authorship telegraphy missions commerce pineapples steel coaching telephone operator filing LESSON TWENTY SIshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 5.33mm | 195.04g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236548809
  • 9781236548801