The Principles of Language-Study
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The Principles of Language-Study

By Harold E. Palmer
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Table of Contents
  • THE PRINCIPLES OF LANGUAGE-STUDY
  • PRÉFACE DÉDICATOIRE
  • CONTENTS
  • SYNOPSIS
    • 1. We possess Natural or Spontaneous Capacities for acquiring Speech
    • 2. Our Studial Capacities and how to use them
    • 3. Why we must use our Studial Capacities
    • 4. The Student and his Aim
    • 5. The Supreme Importance of the Elementary Stage
    • 6. The Principles of Language-teaching
    • 7. Initial Preparation
    • 8. Habit-forming and Habit-adapting
    • 9. Accuracy
    • 10. Gradation
    • 11. Proportion
    • 12. Concreteness
    • 13. Interest
    • 14. A Rational Order of Progression
    • 15. The Multiple Line of Approach
    • 16. ‘Memorized Matter’ and ‘Constructed Matter’
  • CHAPTER I OUR SPONTANEOUS CAPACITIES FOR ACQUIRING SPEECH
  • CHAPTER II OUR STUDIAL CAPACITIES AND HOW TO USE THEM
  • CHAPTER III WHY WE MUST USE OUR STUDIAL CAPACITIES
  • CHAPTER IV THE STUDENT AND HIS AIM
  • CHAPTER V THE SUPREME IMPORTANCE OF THE ELEMENTARY STAGE
  • CHAPTER VI THE PRINCIPLES OF LANGUAGE-TEACHING
  • CHAPTER VII INITIAL PREPARATION
  • CHAPTER VIII HABIT-FORMING AND HABIT-ADAPTING
  • CHAPTER IX ACCURACY
  • CHAPTER X GRADATION
  • CHAPTER XI PROPORTION
  • CHAPTER XII CONCRETENESS
  • CHAPTER XIII INTEREST
  • CHAPTER XIV A RATIONAL ORDER OF PROGRESSION
  • CHAPTER XV THE MULTIPLE LINE OF APPROACH
  • CHAPTER XVI ‘MEMORIZED MATTER’ AND ‘CONSTRUCTED MATTER’
    • (a) Grammatical Construction
    • (b) Ergonic Construction
    • (c) Conversion
  • INDEX
  • FOOTNOTES
  • Transcriber's Note
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