This book was first published in 1904 and is a classic in the field of language teaching. I have reformatted the text from the original and offering it as a download here for free.
The idea of post-method era in language teaching seems to be becoming a prevalent one. A few researchers have written on this, notably B. Kumaravadivelu, but I have a bit of an issue with the idea in general because the honest truth as I see it is that we need methods more than we need teachers.
This method is for rank beginners and I believe it to be the most efficient way of attaining a beginner level from scratch. It’s inspired by the theory of Conceptual Semantics and the worthy aspects of Grammar Translation.