A progressive German reader, adapted to the American edition of Ollendortl's German grammar: with copious notes and a vocabulary

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D. Appleton & co., 1847 - Foreign Language Study - 308 pages
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Page 328 - To learners not classically edu cafed, however, (and to many that are,) the pieces near the beginning are by far too difficult, and the assistance too scanty. The arrangement is not progressive, so that pieces near the end of the book are much easier than many in the beginning or middle.
Page 328 - ... 3. At the bottom of the page constant references to the Grammar are made, the difficult passages are explained and rendered. To encourage the first attempt of the learner as much as possible, the twenty-one pieces of the first section are analyzed, and all the necessary words given at the bottom of the page. The notes, which at first are very abundant, dimmish as the learner advances.
Page 328 - ... the interest of the scholar. 2. It is progressive in its nature, the pieces being at first very short and easy, and increasing in difficulty and length as the learner advances. 3. At the bottom of the page constant references to the Grammar are...
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Page 327 - Dictionary at the end, is given the meaning of every word contained in the book. The explanatory words are placed at the end of the book, instead of at the foot of the page ; by this method learners will derive considerable benefit.
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