New Guide to German Conversation; Containing ... a Synopsis of German Grammar Arranged from the Works of Witcomb, Dr. Emil Otto, Flaxmann, and Others

New Guide to German Conversation; Containing ... a Synopsis of German Grammar Arranged from the Works of Witcomb, Dr. Emil Otto, Flaxmann, and Others

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...a good many of the words and expresions most in use; also some dialogues. I shall follow your advice. 140 OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE. That gives me much trouble That is frcm want of practice. Speaking is easiei for me than understanding. That is because the Frem.h speak very quick. I can read French bookH with ease. Freneh is a very useful language. Now-a-days no well-educated person can do without it. The reading of good plays is a very good help for speaking. I think so too; but the selecting of them is difficult. What a charming French book this is! Do me the pleasure to read me something of it. Willingly: I will read vol1 the tenth chapter, which is a masterpiece of stylo. This paragraph is indeed very beautiful; but ynu do not read well. You are too monotonous. How then shall I read? Shall I read this sentence over again? Yes; begin again. Before going to School. William, is it not yet time to go to school? No, Henry, it is only halfpast seven. Do you know your lesson? Certainly; to-day I know my lesson perfectly well, How glad I am 1 If I don't get the first place in my class to-day, at least I shall not get far away from it. I know my verses by heart, from the beginning to the end, without mistake. Will you hear me 1 I will read over again my French words. I learnt them in a quarter of an hour, lat night, Have you done your French exercise? Certainly I have; and 1 have taken great pains to do it well. I hope I have not mad" many mistakes. Show me it. It is indeed well done; I see only two mistakes in it. Which are they 1 Here they are: correct them I did not know Low to con jugate this verb in the future tense; it is quite irregular. Now it is time to go, or w may be the last. The Class. The hour has struck; let...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123688728X
  • 9781236887283