A First German Book: After the Direct Method

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American book Company, 1917 - German language - 448 pages
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Page 22 - As another consequence of this position the hand frequently gets into a cramped position at the end of a word or at the end of a line.
Page 201 - A pronoun agrees in gender and number with the noun to which it refers, while its case is determined by the construction in which it stands.
Page 23 - Chronologique, &c., par M. De A. Le Sage. Note. — It is the custom in English to write the pronoun / with a capital letter ; but in French no distinction of this sort is made with the corresponding word je, which is never written with a capital, except at the beginning of a sentence or the commencement of a quotation : as — " Mais, Madame, je pensais que vans
Page 21 - Is. ch has a sound unknown in our language, and which, consequently, can be learned from an oral instructor only. It somewhat resembles that of our A, with a strong aspiration ; after a, o, and u...
Page 21 - Before a, o, u or a consonant, or at the end of a word or syllable, it has the sound of k. b.
Page 181 - ... the prefix is separated from the verb and placed at the end of the clause or sentence : (pres.) id; fange nuine '.Utteit an ; (pres.
Page 285 - The first person singular, and the first, second, and third persons plural, of the present tense indicative, in all verbs (am, are, was, were, excepted) are alike.
Page 23 - In dividing a word into syllables, a single consonant between two vowels goes with the following, not the preceding vowel.
Page 283 - ... id) bin gegangen id) fei gegangen bu bift gegangen bu feieft gegangen er ift gegangen er fei gegangen mir finb gegangen toir feien gegangen...
Page 23 - Woi.d accent. — German words are, in general, accented on the root syllable, which is usually the first. The exceptions must be learned by experience. Use of capitals. — All nouns and words used as nouns begin with a capital letter. The initial letters of Sie (you) and Ihr (your] are also capitalized.

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