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Practical Aids for Teaching and Learning the French Language. WORKS BY F. JULIEN-
Oral and Conversational Method. Petites Legons_de_Conversation et de Grammaire. By F. Julien, Ancien Elève du Lycée de Tournon; French Master at the King Edward VI.'s Grammar School (Five Ways), Birmingham. Little Lessons on the most useful topics, &c., Verbs regular and irregular, Anecdotes, Correspondence, &c. Fifth enlarged Edition. Square crown 8vo, 250 pages, with the "Phrases," price 3s. 6d. Not a Grammar, but a method of Conversational French, introducing the material for every-day talk under a grammatical form and in the shape of exercises. The aim is to teach the spoken idiom, to exercise the ears and tongue, instead of exercising the eyes merely: not to treat a spoken language like a dead language, but to imitate the manner in which we learnt our mother tongue.
"The oral and conversational method advocated by M. Julien, and which is put forward in his 'Petites Leçons de Conversation et de Grammaire,' seems an admirable one, and we cannot but think that a teacher who would use this book in the manner M. Julien directs him to use it, would find a far more satisfactory result achieved in a far shorter time than by the use of an ordinary grammar, supplemented by a conversation book, or by one of the reading books in general use."-John Bull. Phrases of Daily Use and Practice. crown 8vo, limp cloth, 6d.
Fcp. 8vo, 128 pages, price 1S. First Lessons in Conversational French Grammar, being an introduction to "Petites Leçons de Conversation et de Grammaire." "It is evidently the work of a good teacher, who not only knows his subject thoroughly, but what is rarer, knows how to impart his knowledge."-Birmingham Daily Post.
"An admirable elementary manual. It brings the rudiments of French within the capacity of the youngest pupils."-Scotsman.
English Student's French Examiner, being
a Series of Progressive Papers intended to prepare Students for the Oxford and Cambridge Local Examinations; the Higher Examinations; the London University, &c. Square crown 8vo, cloth, 2s.
The work of a practical teacher; especially adapted for those who are preparing for examinations."-Birmingham Daily Post.
"The work has been compiled with extreme care, and its merit is so great that once seen it will be deservedly appreciated."-Birmingham Daily Gazette.
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A School Course on Heat. By W. Larden,
In use at Rugby and other eminent Schools.
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The Children's Own German Book. A Selection of Amusing and Instructive Stories in Prose. Edited by Dr. A. L. Meissner, Professor of Modern Languages in the Queen's University in Ireland. Small post 8vo, cloth, IS. 6d.
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NATURAL PHILOSOPHY: An Elementary Treatise. By Professor A. PRIVAT DESCHanel, of Paris. Translated and Edited, with Extensive Additions, by J. D. EVERETT, M.A., D.C.L., F.R.S., Professor of Natural Philosophy in the Queen's College, Belfast. Sixth Edition, revised throughout, and Additions inserted bringing it up to the present time. Illustrated by 783 Engravings on Wood, and 3 Coloured Plates. Medium 8vo, cloth 18s. Also in separate Parts, limp cloth, 4s. 6d. each. Part I.-Mechanics, Hydrostatics, and Pneumatics. Part II.-Heat. Part III.-Electricity and Magnetism. Part IV.— Sound and Light.
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"A model of terse succinct narration and lucidity of arrangement. A better manual than this for the higher classes in schools need not be wished; it is an excellent basis for the more advanced and scientific study of history.-Scotsman.
PRAXIS PRIMARIA: PROGRESSIVE EXERCISES IN THE WRITING OF LATIN, with Introductory Remarks on Syntax and Idiomatic Differences, and an Appendix on Latin Style. For the use of Junior Students. By ISLAY BURNS, M.A., D.D. Fifth Edition. Fcap. 8vo, cloth, 2s. Key 3s. 6d.
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THE BIOLOGICAL ATLAS.
Adapted to the requirements of the London University Science and Art Department, and for use in Schools.
Containing 24 Plates with 423 Coloured Figures and Diagrams, with Accompanying Text giving Arrangement and Explanation, Equivalent Terms, Glossary and Classification.
By D. M'ALPINE, F.C.S., Honourman of the Science and Art Department, Lecturer on Biology and Botany, etc., Edinburgh.
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