On Memory and the Rational Means of Improving It

On Memory and the Rational Means of Improving It

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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. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...hier, und ich hofl'e, der Schmied kommt morgen. Hat der Buchbinder dein Buch gebunden? Ja, Mama, ich habe noch ein halbes Dutzend fur ihn. Auf dem Libanon wachsen die Cedern. Die Esche, Birke und Ulme im Garten habe ich vor drei Jahren gepflanzt, bevor ich in das heilige Land ging. Many of these words can again serve as basis of eomparison and consequently of remembrance to others of a' common origin. f. i. finger, will help us to remember fan_gen=t0 catch, to take, the latter (fingen) being the root of the word finger. 1) know. 'Fangen will facilitate anfangen to begin, cm = on, jangen, to take, to lay hold of. Thus going from the known to the unknown alarge stock of words may be ac'quired with great facility. But in order to acquire not only words, the elements of language, but to get hold of the language itself, no time aught to, be lost with words, but the best means to make quick progress in a language which we intend to acquire, is to learn a piece of prose, not mechanically, that is to say by committing it to memory, but by comparison. The following pages show, how the German language may be acquired according to these principles. In beginning with, the language itself, and in developping the Grammar as soon as sufficient material is acquired to show it in the known, the pu pil enters into the spirit of the language 'with great facility without being prejudiced against, it by the dry and arduous drudgery of "the 'elements of Grammar." Experience has shown, that this method not only saves much time and trouble, but also that the pupil learns the Grammar and construction of the language in a more efficient and thorough way than the usual method, because the inductive process is more in...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236822927
  • 9781236822925