A New Practical and Easy Method of Learning the Danish and Norwegian Languages ...

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Hachette, 1900 - Danish language - 137 pages
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Page 147 - To all those accustomed to the preparation of our higher Examinations, such information is of the greatest importance, and I am sure it will be fully appreciated. The Transition from the Latin to the French of the present day is so clearly shown, that it reads more like a pleasing story than an exposition of grammar. The author has a happy knack of putting his details in a most interesting form ; and he has certainly succeeded in proving that French Grammar is not so repulsive as some of the old...
Page 145 - French Exercises for Advanced Pupils;" to which are added Explanations of 850 of the most difficult French Idioms, fcap. 8vo, cloth, Ss. 6d. The Rules Of the French Language. Being a Summary, set in Grammatical Order, of the Rules contained in the Author's First French Course, Second French Course, and Advanced French Exercises.
Page 144 - The rales are stated in the clearest possible manner. A chapter on the Philology of the language, and some for reading and translation, a complete index, and two complete Vocabularies, follow the grammatical portion. Its moderate price and its completeness will make it one of the best books for use in...
Page 146 - Board Chronicle, March 10, 1877. " We have no hesitation in stating our opinion that no more useful or practical introduction to the French language has been published than this.
Page 145 - FRENCH EXERCISES FOR ADVANCED PUPILS, containing the Principal Rules of French Syntax, numerous French and English Exercises on Rules and Idioms, and a Dictionary of nearly 4,000 idiomatical Verbs and Sentences, familiar Phrases, and Proverbs.
Page 146 - Grammar,' in which M. Littré's researches are happily applied by M. Brachet so as to show the relation of modern French to Latin, MM. Brette and Masson here translate and adapt the Petite or Elementary French Grammar. That has at once proved as popular as the more elaborate treatise.
Page 133 - Nu er det Tid!" Han hejsede det røde Flag og slog paa Fjenden Slag i Slag. Da skreg de højt blandt Stormens Brag. „Nu er det Tid, fly," skreg de, „hver, som ved et Skjul, hvo kan bestaa for Danmarks Juel i Strid?
Page 148 - ... a good practical knowledge may be acquired. The classification of the nouns and verbs is at once theoretically correct and practically easy. The brief chapter explaining the philology of German and English, and that on the interchange of letters in the two languages, will be found interesting and useful. This neat little volume is printed in clear, bold type, and may be had for the moderate price of one shilling.
Page 148 - It is not often that so perfectly satisfactory a first book as this comes in our way. Though it is strictly confined to the essential elements of the language, these are so clearly stated and so admirably arranged that, provided the lessons are, as the author requires, ' thoroughly mastered,' a good practical knowledge may be acquired.
Page 145 - Athenœum—"The information is well put, and the book as good a First Course as can be had. " Second French Course: or French Syntax and Reader, including the difficulties of the Subjunctive Mood, Exercises on Irregular French Verbs, Extracts from Standard French Authors, and French-English and English-French Vocabularies. 276 pp., fcap. 8vo, cloth, 2s. From the Athencemn— " With the 'First French Course,' by the same Author, it si;iy serve as the means of acquiring a sound knowledge of the language.

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