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WORKS EDITED BY C. LENSTRÖM.
A New, Practical and Easy Method of Learning the
The simplest Grammar published in England for self-instruction. Swedish and English Idiomatic Phrases and Dialogues. Lists of Useful Words, Familiar and Practical Conversations, Idiomatic Expressions, a Table of Swedish Monies with English Equivalents, etc. 150 pages, Small 8vo. Cloth
Echo of Spoken Swedish. Conversations on Topics of Interest, introducing numerous Phrases and Idiomatic Expressions in constant Use. Systematically arranged in short Chapters for Reading purposes, Vivâ-voce Exercise, and Practice in Fluent Speaking. Edited by Dr. ALFRED SVENSSON. 92 pages, Crown 8vo. net
The object of this book is to familiarise the learner with the spoken or colloquial language by means of conversations such as they really occur. The author has contrived not only to give the genuine idiom, but also to present in an attractive form a number of lively sketches, quite up to date, of his country and people, imparting to the student much valuable and interesting information likely to be of use for commercial purposes or when travelling abroad.
PRACTICAL AND EASY METHOD
OF LEARNING THE
INCLUDING RULES FOR PRONUNCIATION
WORDS, DIALOGUES, ETC. ETC.
EDITOR OF SWEDISH AND ENGLISH IDIOMATIC PHRASES AND DIALOGUES'
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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 present Series of Cheap and Popular Grammars for the Study of European Languages has been published with this aim in view. These Grammars combine Theory with Practice, and their method and arrangement have been based upon the recommendations of eminent authorities as to the clearest and most rational method of teaching languages.
Seidenstücker was the first who introduced this new method for the Latin, Greek, and French languages, and to him belongs the merit of having devised a rational system of tuition.
There was, however, one essential point omitted even in these books, namely that the grammatical form should precede the Exercises, so that the learner should at once be made acquainted with the grammatical structure of the foreign language, without which he could never attain a thorough knowledge of it. This defect has been remedied in the present series, and the following