A Key to the Exercises in the New Method of Learning to Read, Write, and Speak a Language in Six Months: Adapted to the Italian

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D. Appleton & Company, 1852 - 183 pages

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Page 186 - This method of learning SPANISH, which has just been issued, is likely to be even more widely useful, especially in this country, than those which have preceded it, since recent events have rendered a knowledge of Spanish more than usually important to all classes of our people. The editors of the work are widely known as accomplished scholars and distinguished teachers, and the book derives still higher authority from their connection with it. We commend it with great confidence...
Page 187 - EASY INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH CONVERSATION, containing all that is necessary to make a rapid progress in it. Particularly designed for persons who have little time to study, or are their own instructors.
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Page 185 - The idioms that occur in the selections are explained by a glossary appended to each. The Italian Reader can with confidence be recommended to students in the language as a safe and sure guide. A Her mastering it, the Italian poets and other classicism may be approached with confidence."— &arof»> noA Rwublicun.
Page 185 - They are so made as not to constitute mere exercises, but con^ tain distinct relations so complete as to gratify the reader and engage his attention while they instruct. This is a marked improvement on that old system which exacted much labor without enlisting the sympathies of the student. The selections from Manzoni, for example, are from the
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