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Intergermansk - McGuffey's Reader 1-6

From:Pascal A. Kramm <pkramm@...>
Date:Monday, January 24, 2005, 23:05
Here's the McGuffey's First Reader in Intergermansk, Lessons 1-6:

Intergermansk - McGuffey's First Reader
  Intergermansk - McGuffeys Först Leseboch

                               [page 7]
Lesson I.

[Illustration of dog running]

The dog.

The dog ran.
  Hund rennte.
 /hund R@nte/

                               [page 8]
Lesson II.

[Illustration of cat on a small carpet]

The cat.   The mat.
  Kat.       Mat.
 /kat/      /mat/

Is the cat on the mat?
  Is kat on mat?
 /is kat on mat/

The cat is on the mat.
  Kat is on mat.
 /kat is on mat/

                               [page 9]
Lesson III.

[Illustration of a man with books and
papers. He is writing with a pen.]

The man.   A pen.
  Man.       Pen.
 /man/      /pen/

The man has a pen.
  Man haf pen.
 /man haf pen/

Is the pen in his hand?
  Is pen in ers hand?
 /is pen in eRs hand/

It is in his hand.
  Det is in ers hand.
 /det is in eRs hand/

                              [page 10]
Lesson IV.

[Illustration of hen on a box with rat below]

A fat hen.            A big rat.
  Fett hen.             Grot rat.
 /f@t hen/             /grot Rat/

The fat hen is on the box.
  Fett hen is on kist.
 /f@t hen is on kist/

The rat ran from the box.
  Rat rennte fra kist.
 /Rat r@nte fra kist/

Can the hen run?
  Kunn hen renn?
 /kUn hen r@n/

                              [page 11]
Lesson V.

[Illustration of a dog with a hat in his
mouth, running from a girl]

See Rab!              See Ann!
  Seh Rab!              Seh Ann!
 /se: Rab/             /se: Vn/

See! Rab has the hat.
  Seh! Rab haf hat.
 /se: Rab haf hat/

Can Ann catch Rab?
  Kunn Ann fang Rab?
 /kUn Vn faN Rab/

                               [page 12]
Lesson VI.

[Illustration of girl and dog sitting together]

Ann can catch Rab.
  Ann kunn fang Rab.
 /Vn kUn faN Rab/

See! She has the hat.
  Seh! Shi haf hat.
 /se: Si haf hat/

Now Ann can pat Rab.
  Nu Ann kunn klaps Rab.
 /nu Vn kUn klaps Rab/

Let me pat Rab too.
  Let jeg ok klaps Rab.
 /let jeg ok klaps Rab/
(Let I also pat Rab)


Exercise 1
Please translate the following:

See the dog! The dog is fat.

The fat dog has a pen.

See the man! The man is big.

Can the big man catch the fat dog?

The big man can catch the fat dog.

The big man has the pen. It is in his hand.


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