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Title First Steps in French. Dent’s Modern Language Series.
Publisher London J. M. Dent
Date 1949
Book ID 33559


Original brown cloth printed in black, viii+182pp., b/w in-text illustrations. A very nice bright copy. Clean and tight. Green Foyles label inside cover. Used; Very Good First published in 1915. By the editor of Dent's Modern Language Series Walter Ripman (Rippmann), a dynamic and energetic figure who wrote and edited much on language teaching, speech and spelling. This book was a new edition of the First French Book and written according to his 'reform method'. He was a major proponent of the use of phonetics in schools; although phonetics only appear in the vocabulary here. See "The Real Professor Higgins: The Life and Career of Daniel Jones" Collins, 1999.
Price: £10.00