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EASY AND PRACTICAL METHOD.
THE PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE.
FOREIGN BOOKSELLER AND PUBLISHER.
24 BROOK STREET, GROSVENOR SQUARE W.
Meissner's new and improved
of learning Foreign Languages.
The study of foreign languages having become general, the methods of teaching them have altered and improved, so as to unite the changes which philology has suggested, with those which the comparison of languages has taught.
The publisher has had this aim in view in the series of Foreign Grammars which has been issued under the title of FRANZ THIMM'S
Series of European Grammars
after Meissner's easy and improved method.
These grammars combine Theory with Practice, and follow the ideas which eminent men have adopted, as to the clearest and most rational method of teaching languages.
The celebrated philosopher Leibnitz remarked "my opinion with regard to grammar is this, most is learned by use the rules must be added for finish", and the learned philologist Facciolati observes "I am indebted to the classical authors for every thing I know, to the grammarians I owe nothing."
SEIDENSTÜCKER was the first who in 1811 introduced this new Method for the Latin, Greek and French Languages, and to him belongs in justice the merit of having introduced a rational system of tuition. Ahn who made use of his method long after in 1834, acknowledges in his Preface, Seidenstücker