Foreign Language Study

How to Speak and Write Correctly

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Joseph Devlin


This is a 1910 guide for those who wish to learn how to correctly (though maybe not "properly") create sentences, use figures of s…

The Awful German Language

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Mark Twain


If you’ve ever studied German (and maybe even if you haven’t), you’re likely to find this short essay to be hilarious. Published as Appendix…

Grammar-Land

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M. L. Nesbitt


In this charming 1877 book of grammar instruction for children, we are introduced to the nine parts of speech and learn about the rules that…

French Self-Taught

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Franz J. L. Thimm


Part of a Librivox initiative to develop a free language-learning resource. This book is old, but the basics haven't changed too much. All t…

LibriVox Language Learning Collection Vol. 001

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Various


This collection is part of an initiative to create a language learning resource at LibriVox. The LibriVox Language Learning Collections cont…

Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases

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Grenville Kleiser


A Practical Handbook of Pertinent Expressions, Striking Similes, Literary, Commercial, Conversational, and Oratorical Terms, for the Embelli…

The Elements of Style

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William Strunk, Jr.


“The Elements of Style (1918) by William Strunk, Jr. is an American English writing style guide. It is one of the best-known and most influe…

English as She is Wrote

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Anonymous


"...Showing Curious ways in which the English Language may be made to convey Ideas or obscure them." A collection of unintentional…

The Comic English Grammar

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Percival Leigh


This is a basic grammar, treating of the parts of speech, syntax, versification, pronunciation and punctuation. The listener is warned that…

Arabic Primer

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Sir Arthur Cotton


“Languages”, Sir Arthur Cotton writes, “are usually learnt as if it took a long time to learn the grammar &c.;, but that to speak with a…

My Very First Little German Book

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Anonymous


An adorable picture book with 29 little lessons in German. Learn many simple phrases, such as "How big the sea is!" and "Have…

An Introduction to the Greek of the New Testament

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George Lovell Cary


A collection of lessons (primarily in grammar) for New Testament Greek (also known as Koine) collected by a professor at Meadville Theologic…

Persian Self-Taught (in Roman Characters) with English Phonetic Pronunciation

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Shaykh Hasan


“This volume is primarily intended to supply a working and practical knowledge of the Persian language, for the benefit of those who have no…

LibriVox Language Learning Collection Vol. 002

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Various


This collection is part of an initiative to create a language learning resource at LibriVox. The LibriVox Language Learning Collections cont…

Celebration of Dialects and Accents, Vol 1 (The North Wind and the Sun)

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Aesop


A celebration of all the wonderful dialects and accents found within the LibriVox community! The goal being to record a 'phonetically relev…

A Brief Grammar of the Portuguese Language

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John Casper Branner


Dr. Branner was a recognized authority on the geology of South American republics, especially Brazil, having organized and headed the Stanfo…

LibriVox Language Learning Collection Vol. 003

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Various


This collection is part of an initiative to create a language learning resource at LibriVox. The LibriVox Language Learning Collections cont…

The Esperanto Teacher

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Helen Fryer


The international language Esperanto was first released to the world in 1887, when L. L. Zamenhof published his first book, "Dr. Espera…

LibriVox Language Learning Collection Vol. 004

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Various


This collection is part of an initiative to create a language learning resource at LibriVox. The LibriVox Language Learning Collections cont…

Esperanto Self-Taught with Phonetic Pronunciation, Volume 2

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William W. Mann


This is Volume 2 of William Mann’s “Esperanto Self-Taught with Phonetic Pronunciation”. It is part of a series of Self-Taught books written …

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