The value of the con- versational method cannot be overestimated.
Unusually ample space has been accorded the treatment of the prepositions, which in all languages and especially in Swedish constitute one of the chief difficulties which confront the learner. PAGE The Alphabet 1 Pronunciation: Quantity; The Vowels; The Consonants; Accentuation 1 Capitalization 12 Punctuation 13 Syllabication 14 PART II.
The authors treatment of pronunciation and accent, especially the musical, which is one of the peculianties of Swedish, may perliaps evoke criticism by reason of its brevity.
The limitations of space in an elementary booh forbid entering into minute details.
The book is chiefly intended for class use and much is therefore left to the instructor to supplement.