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Mr KNIGHT has lately taught a young woman, in my parish, to read, on the principles of the Plan of Teaching he is about to submit to the Public. I was twice present when he was engaged, and was much pleased with the proficiency of his pupil, and the perfect acquaintance she manifested with the peculiarities of Mr Knight's system.
Minister of the Tolbooth Parish,
EDINBURGH, 7th Dec. 1840.
I had the gratification of hearing Mr KNIGHT's Pupil, at her 16th Lesson, read, in his accented New Testament, a few verses, which she had no opportunity of previously preparing; and this day, at about the 27th or 28th Lesson, she not only easily read in it, but also to my great admiration, a number of verses, with little difficulty, and without preparation, in the ordinary School Testament.
24, Buccleuch Place.
The Pupil referred to above is twenty-two years of age. She had been made acquainted with the Alphabet, for the first time, at the Tolbooth Parish School, in September last, and received her first lesson from me on the 5th of October thereafter.
GEO. KNIGHT, 2, Brandon Street, 21st Dec. 1840.
PRIMER, or an Easy, Expeditious, and Efficient Method for Teaching the PRONUNCIATION of the ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Price 2d.
READING FACILITATED, by an Easy, Expeditious, and Efficient Method of showing Perspicuously the PRONUNCIATION of every WORD in the ENGLISH LANGUAGE, the ORTHOEPY of each LETTER being accurately ascertained, without the slightest Alteration of the ORTHOGRAPHY. Price 4d.
The great simplicity of the plan renders it easily understood and remembered. It is liable to no exceptions. It needs and employs NO RULES.
In the ART of TEACHING the PRONUNCIATION of the ENGLISH LANGUAGE, according to the NOTATION adopted in the ORTHOEPIC NEW TESTAMENT, &c.
THE ORTHOEPIGRAPHIC BOX OF
For Teaching at the same time the Proper SPELLING and
Containing Maps to the number of SIXTY-FOUR, of all the Countries in the World, each Map, with the Names of Countries, &c. upon it, being confronted by another, without the Names; upon which latter Maps the Pupils are to be examined. The whole is preceded by clear and apt Illustrations to facilitate a knowledge of the motions of the Earth and the Heavenly Bodies, and show the Purpose and Utility of the Problems on the Terrestrial and Celestial Globes.