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Second Year. 1. To teach a class in the presence of the inspector. 2. To answer questions in writing on the following subjects :

a. The different methods of organizing an elementary school.

b. The form of, the mode of keeping, and of making Returns from School Registers.
3. Questions connected with moral discipline, as affecting the character and conduct of children.
Note. Only a per-centage of the marks for these exercises will be given in the case of those students (of

the second year) † who do not present a certificate, signed by the mistress of the practising school
or other officer responsible for the practical instruction of the students in the art of teaching, and
countersigned by the superintendent of the Training College, stating that they are satisfied with the
aptitude and proficiency of the candidates as practical teachers.

GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION.

First Year.
1. Parsing and Analysis of simple sentences.
2. An explanation in clear and simple language of a passage from Goldsmith, or Scott (alternative).

The examples for these exercises will be taken in 1876 from the first Canto of The Lady of the Lake,
and from Goldsmith's Traveller and Deserted Village (together). One only of the authors named may
be selected by candidates.
3. To write plain prose upon a given subject.

Second Year.
1. Parsing and analysis of sentences.

2. An explanation in clear and simple language of a passage from Wordsworth or Milton (alternative).

+ Students of the second year who are to be examined on the papers of the first year (Article 105) must teach a class, and present a certificate of practical skill like other students of the second year. Students seeking to pass under Article 87 (6) must also teach a class, and present a certificate of practical skill.

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The examples for these exercises will be taken in 1876 from Paradise Lost, Bk. I., and from the first book of Wordsworth's Excursion. One only of the authors named may be selected by candidates. 3. To write plain prose upon a given subject.

GEOGRAPHY.

First Year.
1. Elementary knowledge of the shape, size, and motions of the Earth, and of the distribution

of land and water upon its surface.
2. The physical and political geography of Great Britain and Ireland.
3. Map drawing, confined to this subject.

Second Year.
1. The British Empire and its dependencies.
2. The physical and political geography of Europe.
3. Map drawing, confined to these subjects.

HISTORY. *

First Year.
Elementary facts and general outline to the accession of the Tudors.

Second Year.
Elementary facts and general outline from the accession of the Tudors to the present time.

The papers will contain questions on the history of Scotland.
I No questions will be set except such as can be answered from text books in common use.

* All questions set will be such as can be answered from text books in common use, except that the final section
will embrace subjects respecting the progress of the country, and the national changes in food, clothes, dwellings,
Locomotion, &c.

ARITHMETIC.

First Year.
1. The first four rules.
2. Practice and Bills of Parcels.
3. Simple Proportion.
4. Vulgar Fractions.
5. Decimal Fractions.
6. An exercise in Mental Arithmetic.

The figures must be well formed, and the sums worked methodically and as good models for
children to imitate.

Second Year. 1. As in First Year, but defects in method and neatness more severely visited with loss of marks. 2. Simple Interest.

SEWING AND CUTTING OUT.

First Year.
To cut out and make parts of a shirt.

Second Year.
The work of a needlewoman in various branches applicable to the family of a working man.

DOMESTIC ECONOMY.
One paper will be set for both years.

First Year. 1. Clothing

3. Cooking 2. Food.

4. Laundry.

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Second Year.
1. Duties of Servants.
2. Household expenses, and investment of money.

3. Practical rules for the preservation of health.
Note---Only a per-centage of the marks for this paper will be given in the case of those students (of both years)

who do not present a certificate signed by the superintendent, to the effect that she is satisfied with their
practical proficiency in some specified portion of the work usually comprehended under the name of
industrial training.

VOCAL MUSIC.

First Year.
1. Notation : The treble and bass staves, and the relation between them.
2. Time : Simple common, and simple triple.

3. The scales, major and minor ; with the intervals (major and minor, perfect or other) found in
both, and the chromatic intervals found in the latter.

4. Transposition from one key to another; and transcription from one variety of time to another
(as from to ).

Second Year.
1. Notation: The alto and tenor staves, and their relations to the treble and bass.
2. Time : Compound common, and compound triple.
3, Classification of intervals, as perfect and imperfect, consonant and dissonant.
4. Resolution of individual dissonant intervals.

5. Rudiments of harmony: Positions of chords; progression; inversion; discords by suspension
(on fundamental basses only); the discord of the dominant seventh (in its direct form only.)
NOTE.-A paper on this subject is not given to any student about to leave the Training College, who has

not passed the Musical Inspector's examination in practical skill. Acting teachers who take this paper
must produce a certificate f. om some competent person (such as the organist of their church) that they
have such an amount of musical skill, vocal or instrumental, as is sufficient for the purpose of teaching
children to sing from notes."

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DRAWING. (N. B.—This exercise does not form part of the December examination. Annual examinations, in drawing only, are held at each of the Training

Colleges under inspection some time in November, and at the various local drawing schools in connexion with the Department of Science and Art, at times to be learned from the masters of those schools. The value of the exercises is marked, and the marks carried to each candidate's total, for a certificate under this Syllabus.]

The series of exercises prescribed in the Art Directory* of the Department of Science and Art
for a Drawing Certificate of the Second Grade.

LANGUAGES.
1. Latin
A paper in 2. French

3. German
will be set for each year, and candidates who have not attended the Science Examination, in the
May preceding their Examination under this Syllabus, may take one of these languages.

First Year.
This

paper will contain grammatical questions, and easy passagest in prose for translation into
English.

Second Year.
This paper will contain harder passagest (in poetry as well as prose), for translation into
English, with questions upon the construction of particular sentences.

SCIENCE EXAMINATIONS.*
Additional marks will be given to any candidate who has passed with success in certain of the
subjects enumerated in Article VI. of the Science Directory of the Science and Art Department,
at the examinations fixed by Article XVIII. of the same Directory, provided that-

* For information respecting the examinations in Science and Art, and for copies of the Science and Art
Directories, application may be made to “The Secretary, Science and Art Department, South Kensington,
London, W."

+ In 1876, the passages will be taken from Cæsar's Bell. Gall., Books I. and II., Virgil's Æneid, Books I. and II., Derrière les Haies, by Mme. De Witt, Racine's Athalie, Schiller's Geschichte des dreissigjährigen Kriegs, and Das Lied von der Glocke.

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