The Charterhouse first book of French composition. [With] Key, by A. Roulier and F. Thomas

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Page 18 - No dictionary is required. 3dly. It is constructed on the progressive system, each page of practice being as it were an examination paper on every previous subject. 4thly. The Rules, 142 in number, are short, and such as can be easily explained to young pupils.
Page 18 - 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 our Middle-Class and National Schools and other laige establishments. THE SECOND FRENCH BOOK.. 1 VoL 208 Pages. Fourth edition. Cloth, price Is. OPINIONS OF THE PBESS. One of " Her Majesty's Inspectors...
Page 18 - Fifth edition, 64 pages, cloth, price 8d. The compiler of this little book has had in view to teach the young beginner as many French words as possible in the least tedious manner. He has found by experience that what children dislike most to learn are lists of words, however useful and well chosen, and that they very soon get weary of disconnected sentences, but commit to memory most readily a short nursery rhyme, anecdote, or fable. Hence the selection he has made. 2 THE FIRST FRENCH BOOK. By HENEI...
Page 18 - Public School French Grammar, in which M. Littrc'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."— Kdinburgh Daily Review, March 20, 1877.
Page 18 - 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 cut-and-dried books make it. . . . — F. GARSIDE, MA, Sead-Af aster.
Page 18 - French. In these two particulars it is the best guide we have met with, and we recommend it to learners as a book they will find pleasure as well as profit in mastering."— The British Mail.
Page 18 - Elementary French Grammar. That has at once proved as popular as the more elaborate treatise." — Edinburgh Daily Review, March 20, 1877. " Of this excellent school series we have before us the ' Public School Elementary French Grammar' — (1) Accidence, and (2) Syntax. Brachet's work is simply beyond comparison with any other of its class ; and its scientific character is not sacrificed in the very judicious adaptation which has made it available for English students. — There il no better elementary...
Page 18 - Chapsal had to relinquish their claims, and a general demand sprang up for new educational works, in connection with the teaching, more particularly, of French.
Page 18 - School, London. 1 vol., 192 pages, cloth. Price Is. 6d. " The present work is designed as an introduction to the Expressions Idiomatiques Comparées, and will be found extremely useful for students who wish to become acquainted with colloquial French. The words are arranged in alphabetical order, and the principal idiomatic phrases in which they occur are given, together with an English version. Excellent notes illustrate the origin of the various locutions, and a selection of one thousand sentences...
Page 18 - 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."— Pu6Wc Opinion, March 24, 1877.

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