German Through English Eyes: A history of language teaching and learning in Britain
German Through English Eyes: A history of language teaching and learning in Britain, 1500–2000 . [
Fremdsprachen in Geschichte und Gegenwart, 15]. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2015. xiv, 444 pp. ISBN 978-3-447-10148-6 €78,00.
William Jervis Jones | University of London
Published online: 28 June 2016
1680 The High Dutch Minerva a-la-mode or A Perfect Grammar never extant before, whereby the English may both easily and exactly learne the Neatest Dialect of the German Mother-Language used thoroughout all Europe […] . London: Printed in L. Britain. (Repr., The High Dutch Minerva. Menston: Scolar Press 1972.)
Bell, Alex[ander] Melville
Brandt, H[erman] C[arl] G[eorge]
König, Johann (= John King)
1715 A Royal Compleat Grammar, English and High-German. Das Ist: Eine Königliche vollkommene Grammatica, in Englisch- und Hochteutscher Sprach. Mit einem Wegweiser aller Curiositäten so in und umb Londen herumb und sonsten in Engelland zu sehen und zu finden sind, &c. Durch John King, Englischen Sprach-Meister in Londen. London: Wilhelm Frieman.
1617 The Guide into Tongues. […] With their agreement and consent one with another, as also their Etymologies, that is, the Reasons and Deriuations of all or the most part of wordes, in these eleuen Languages, viz. 1. English. 2. British or Welsh. 3. Low Dutch. 4. High Dutch. 5. French. 6. Italian. 7. Spanish. 8. Portuguez. 9. Latine. 10. Greeke. 11. Hebrew, etc. […]. London: John Brown.
1687 A Double Grammar for Germans To Learn English; and for Englishmen To Learn the German Tongue: Wherein all Latine Words, belonging to the Grammar, are Translated both into the German and English Tongue. Treating besides of the Derivation of the English Tongue, with all Grammatical Rules, and Dialogues, Treating of all necessary Matters that daily may be spoken of, and, Especially what is to be seen for a Stranger, at Versailles in France, and England; with a Compendium of the Estate of the German Empire. London: Printed for the Author.