The Year's Work in Classical Studies Volume 1-2

The Year's Work in Classical Studies Volume 1-2

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...this is meant to supplement written work, not to displace it. Mr. Paton's paper (p. 12) gives evidence of the value of its use in German class-rooms, where questions and answers in the language form part of all classical lessons. The same paper (p. 30) describes the use of free composition, which is found to be as useful in Latin and Greek as in modern languages. The whole effort of the German system is stated to be that master and boys are kept inf close touch, and to reduce the dependence on books (p. 44). A sketch of the practical application of the same principles in England is given in J. W. Adamson's Pmctz'1: e of Instruction. ' An attempt is being made in France to test the value of oral work in Latin by L. Meister, from whom the following account is taken. " " Dans certains lycees, d'autres resultats, surtout an point de precision, ont ete obtenus par des procedes analogues aux notres. Vous le savez si bien que vous le deplorez: craignez--vous encore que le francais n'ait a souffrir de ce changement? Il reste entendu que le latin est un adjuvant fort precieux pour l'etude du francais; mais c'est justement une raison de plus pour l'enseigner mieux qu'on ne Pa fait jusqu'ici. Des experiences faites 2.1 Lyon et ailleurs viennent corroborer celles que nous avons faites dans notre propre domaine, et nous permettent d'afl'irmer, que meme en limitant a trois ou quatre annees d'etude du latin, on pourrait atteindre a de meilleurs resultats, a la condition de laisser de cote, des le debut tout au moins, les exercices de traduction." ' The Practice of Instruction....show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236915356
  • 9781236915351