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French Idioms and Proverbs
by Vinchelés de Payen-Payne - D. Nutt , 1905
In this edition I have endeavoured to keep down additions as much as possible, so as not to overload the book; but I have not been sparing in adding cross-references (especially in the Index) and quotations from standard authors.
by George McAllister - Wikibooks , 2011
At one time, all well-educated men (and they were almost always men) were expected to have at least a passing familiarity with Classical Greek. This text serves as an introduction to Classical Greek, appropriate for a first year course.
by Obolensky, Sapountzis, Sapountzis - Wikibooks , 2011
The Greek language is one of the oldest written languages in the world, and Greek literary culture extends back even past the invention of writing, to the time of Homer. Greek is spelled mostly phonetically and the alphabet is very easy to learn.
- Wikibooks , 2011
Congratulations on your decision to start learning Hangeul, the Korean script! You will see that being able to read Korean will baffle your friends and enrich your life. Also, you will no longer be completely illiterate when travelling to Korea.
Learn How To Speak Modern Swahili
by Pauline Mandari - Feedbooks , 2011
An informative guide on how to speak modern Swahili written by native speaker. Learn to speak Swahili that is spoken by many people right now. The book contains greetings, colors, telling time, people, numbers, animals, food and simple conversations.
The Esperanto Teacher
by Helen Fryer - Project Gutenberg , 2005
This book will help those who, having forgotten the lessons in grammar which they received at school, find some difficulty in learning Esperanto from the existing textbooks. It will be useful not only for solitary students, but also for class work.
- Wikibooks , 2011
Dutch (Nederlands) is a member of the western group of the Germanic languages. English and Dutch are closely related languages and share many words that are very similar. There are many sound files embedded in this course.
The International Auxiliary Language Esperanto: Grammar and Commentary
by George Cox - ManyBooks , 1939
This textbook is an early compilation of the works so far on Esperanto, with a look at and commentaries to the alphabet and grammar of the language. The International Auxiliary Language Esperanto: Grammar and Commentary was first publishrd in 1939.
Turkish: Basic Course
by Lloyd B. Swift, Selman Agrali - fsi-language-courses.org , 1970
This is an introduction to spoken Turkish in that it includes the major patterns of simple sentences and a vocabulary of about 475 high frequency items. The text is designed for use in classes taught by native-speaking language instructors.
The Word Brain: A Short Guide to Fast Language Learning
by Bernd Sebastian Kamps - Flying Publisher , 2010
How long does it take to learn another language? How many words do we need to learn? Are languages within the reach of everybody? These are some of the questions you ask yourself when you start learning a new language. This book provides the answers.
by Young-A Cho, In-Jung Cho, Douglas Ling - Monash University , 2010
The book is primarily written for a Korean language university course for beginners, but it may be used in other settings including self-study. This is an introduction to contemporary Korean, with an emphasis on spoken usage for everyday situations.
German Language Course
- Wikibooks , 2006
Level I is aimed at junior high and high school students. Level II emphasises grammar, and assumes a greater knowledge of English grammar. Level III, which requires even more knowledge of English, is for college students, sophomores or juniors.
Arabic-English Dictionary for the Use of Students
by J. G. Hava - Catholic Press , 1899
The aim of the authors, in publishing the present work, has been to meet the want of a classical Arabic-English Dictionary, which while comprehensive, yet might be handy enough for practical use amongst the students of Arabic literature and poetry.
Essentials of Latin for Beginners
by Henry Carr Pearson - American Book Company , 1905
This book is designed to prepare pupils in a thorough fashion to read Caesar's Gallic War. The first seventy lessons contain the minimum of what a pupil should know before he is ready to read Latin with any degree of intelligence and satisfaction.
by Max Walter, Carl Krause - C. Scribner's sons , 1912
The purpose of this introductory book is to initiate the learner into the language of everyday life as well as into the literary language, thereby insuring a realistic vocabulary. The work is an outgrowth of actual classroom experience.
by Victor Emmanuel Francois - American Book Company , 1903
The new methods aim to train the ear, the tongue and the eye. The author has tried to bring together a set of exercises giving to each of these organs a fair field of activity. He uses the conversational method from the very start.
Latin for Beginners
by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge - Ginn and Company , 1911
To make the course preparatory to Caesar at the same time systematic, thorough, clear, and interesting is the purpose of this series of lessons. The vocabulary has been selected with the greatest care, there are about six hundred words.
German Science Reader
by Charles F. Kroeh , 1907
This Reader affords the student a certain amount of experience in reading scientific German. The selections consist of fundamental definitions, descriptions, processes and problems of Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Physics and Chemistry.
The Complete Guide to Learning a Language
by Gill James - How to Books , 2003
The author provides advice on learning a language, taking courses and the benefits of learning a second language. You'll discover the various types of course available, examine your learning style, and find the type of course which best suits you.
by Robert Horning, at al. - Wikibooks , 2006
A basic introduction for 8-12 years old kids to learn about different languages around the world. The text covers a large variety of languages rather than studying any particular language in depth. The goal is to provide some basic language skills.
- Wikibooks , 2006
Chinese is the most common language in the world: about one-fifth of the world speaks it as its native language. This textbook will assume that you have no prior knowledge of Chinese, but are willing to take Chinese as a serious subject of study.
- Wikibooks , 2008
An elementary Latin course accompanied with a detailed grammar designed to introduce one to the world of classical languages. A basic understanding of grammatical terminology would be helpful. The book teaches Latin from the ground up.
French Language Course
- Wikibooks , 2006
The book will teach you pronunciation and phrases, pronouns, the present indicative, irregularly-conjugated verbs, the passe compose, and several more tenses and complex grammar rules. The fourth level focuses on French literature and prose writing.