Live Language Lessons Volume 3

Live Language Lessons Volume 3

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...features; as, 1. Watching "Old Faithful "Play. 2. Where Wild Bears are Tame. 3. The Painted Canyon. 4. A Fishing Experience. 5. Tourist Troubles. Each of these little subjects could be developed by itself, and then all be brought together hi a little booklet under some general title; as, In the Land of Yellow Rocks. The booklet could easily be illustrated in various ways and be made very attractive. Let each select such a general subject as those suggested and write several little sketches under appropriate sub-titles, then develop the travel sketch book as suggested, with illustrations. 112 LETTERS OF TRAVEL Perhaps you have some friend to whom you would like to write a real letter of travel, or it may be you can arrange a correspondence with some other schools in other states, or even in your own state, and share experiences with them. 113 THE DIARY OF TRAVEL Still another interesting form of travel expression is the diary. In a chatty style, you can relate your daily experiences and describe the new sights as they come. This form becomes delightfully realistic if it be actually kept during the trip. It is possible you have such a diary; it may be you can retouch it and use for this exercise. 114 BUSINESS CORRESPONDENCE In arranging your trips, certain business must be done. You must choose your route of travel; if by rail or steamer, you must purchase your ticket and order a berth reserved; you are often obliged to write or wire for hotel accommodations, and other items of business are constantly coming up in the course of your journey. EXERCISES I Write a telegram of ten words asking that a room or a berth be reserved for you. II Write a night letter of fifty words to some friend who is to meet you. Appoint the time and place and give such...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123666115X
  • 9781236661159