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THE GERMAN SCHOOL.—PART III.

GERMAN EXERCISES

FOR THE USE OF BEGINNERS;

TO ENABLE. THEM TO WRITE AND SPEAK THE

GERMAN LANGUAGE WITH CORRECTNESS

AND FLUENCY.

WITH A KEY.

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PREFACE.

The following exercises have been written as a sequel to the Accidence of German Grammar which I lately published, and which I take for granted will be in the hands of all who employ this little work as a text-book.

In framing these exercises, I have chosen the form of dialogue, as my object is not only to furnish a series of grammatical examples to illustrate the rules and idioms of the language, but also to furnish my pupils with a number of colloquial phrases, and a vocabulary of words which may enable them to converse with some degree of ease and fluency.

For this purpose, I have selected such phrases as are most likely to occur in the language of every-day life, sedulously eschewing the elaborate and formal dialogues with which many of these books are filled, and, in the construction of my sentences, aiming rather at a useful than an ornamental form.

At the end will be found a key in which most of the sentences are rendered into German, an aid which I hope will be of considerable advantage to beginners, but

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