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The University of Tennessee Record Volume 8 (Paperback) Loot Price: R304
Discovery Miles 3 040
The University of Tennessee Record Volume 8 (Paperback): University of Tennessee

The University of Tennessee Record Volume 8 (Paperback)

University of Tennessee

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 Excerpt: ...and produced for the student, and then he is required to practice until he can form the sound accurately. After a sufficient introduction to the pronunciation has been given, the study of formal grammar is taken up. In the first year, two-thirds of the time is given to the study of the grammar. Written exercises on the translation of English into the foreign idiom are required at least once each week, besides a large amount of black-board work, in the class-room. As soon as enough work has been done in the grammar, the reading of connected texts is begun. In the first year one of the three hours per week is devoted to exercises in reading, together with explanations of grammatical points connected with this reading. In the second and third years, most of the time is devoted to reading the best works in each department of literature, especially poetry, the drama and the novel. As it is impossible to do a very great amount of reading in the class, only the leading works in each department of literature are read. Beginning with the next term, outside parallel reading will be required, in addition to the amount read in the class-room. In connection with the reading, the professor in charge gives from time to time, short talks on the manners and customs, geography, history, and mythology of the country whose language is being studied. Together with this reading, a history of the literature, from its beginnings down to the present time, is studied, and especial attention is paid to the devlopment of the epic and lyric poetry, the drama, and the novel. In the higher classes, critical essays on the works read are required from time to time, and frequent reviews both on the grammar and the reading are had. At the present time there are no graudate students in this d...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: University of Tennessee
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-17099-3
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-130-17099-3
Barcode: 9781130170993

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