31 MAY 1930, Page 32

The sub-title, " Conversations of Real Use," of the little

book of French conversations, reprinted from the Daily Mail, under the title of Brush Up Your French (Dent, 2s. 6d.), is completely justified. Mr. Hartog, the French master at St. Paul's School, has done his task admirably. The conversations are about travelling, ordering meals, booking rooms at hotels, shopping, etc. The English- is given on one side of the page and the French on the other, so that one easily can test the " Frenehness " of one's French. We thoroughly recommend this little book to everyone who is anxious to polish up their knowledge of this language.

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