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PRIMARY

Last day of entry, Monday, 25th July, 1904.
Examination begins on Tuesday, 23rd Angust, 1904.

JUNIOR * Last day of entry, Monday, 17th October, 1904. Examination begins on or after Tuesday, 15th November,

1904.

SENIOR

March Examination.
Last day of entry, Monday, 8th February, 1904.
Examination begins on Tuesday, 8th March, 1904.

November Examination. * Last day of entry, Monday, 17th October, 1904.

Examination begins on Monday, 21st November, 1904.

HIGHER * Last day of entry, Monday, 17th October, 1904. Examination begins on or after Tuesday, 15th November,

1901.

JUNIOR COMMERCIAL * Last day of entry, Monday, 17th October, 1904. Examination begins on or after Monday, 21st November,

1904.

ANGAS ENGINEERING EXHIBITION

Last day of entry, Monday, 17th October, 1904.
Examination begins on or after Tuesday, 15th November,

1904.

The days and hours of examinations will be intimated to candidates after the entries have been received.

* Last day for candidates in Western Australia to enter their names for the Junior, Senior, Higher, and ior Commercial Exaininations, Monday, 10th November, 1904.

PRIMARY PUBLIC EXAMINATION.

REGULATIONS.
I. Every candidate must satisfy he Public Examinations Board in

at least four of the following subjects, of which two must
be numbers 1 and 2:-
(1) English Grammar (5) Greek
and Composition

(6) Latin.
and Dictation. (7) French.
(2) Arithmetic.

(8) German.
(3) Geography of the (9) Algebra

British Isles and (10) Geometry.
Australasia.

(11) Drawing (4) English History. II. A candidate who does not pass in four subjects, including num

bers 1 and 2, fails in the whole examination, III. The examination will be held during the month of August or

September in each year. IV. Candidates must give at least four weeks' notice of their intention

to present themselves, and such notice must be given on a printed form, which may be obtained from the Registrar or,

in the case of Local Centres, from the Local Secretary. V. Each candidate at the time of giving notice to attend shall pay

a fee of 10s.; and if he enters for more than four subjects he shall pay a fee of 2s. 6d. for each additional subject.

In no case will the fee be returned ; but if, not less than seven days before the examination, a candidate shall notify to the Secretary his intention to withdraw, the fee shall stand to

his credit for a future examination. VI. Candidates who may fail to give notice by the prescribed date

may be permitted by the Board to present themselves on

payment of an extra fee of 58. VII. A list of successful candidates, arranged in alphabetical order,

showing the subjects in which the candidate passed and the last place of education from which each candidate comes, will be posted at the University and published in the report ou the

public examinations. VIII. Each successful candidate shall be entitled to a certificate show

ing in what subjects the candidate has passed. IX. On application to the Secretary to the Board unsuccessful candi

dates shall be informed in what subjects they have failed. X. Schedules defining as far as may be necessary the range of the

questions to be set shall be published not less than twelve months before the date of the examination to which they are intended to apply.

SYLLABUS FOR THE EXAMINATION TO BE HELD IN

AUGUST, 1904. I, ENGLISH.

(a) Grammar. An elementary knowledge of grammatical distinctions,

including inflexions, the parsing and analysis of sentences, and the detection of grammatical errors. The meaning of words in common

use.

(6) Composition. An essay or letter on a simple subject, mainly to

test grammatical accuracy and punctuation.

(c) Dictation. A list of words in common use. 2. ARITHMETIC. *

Easy questions on the elementary processes of arithmetic, including

fractions, non-recurring decimals, practice, rectangular areas, and volumes.

3. GEOGRAPHY OF THE BRITISH ISLES AND AUSTRALASIA.

(a) Geography of the British Isles as in Longman's Shilling geography. (6) Geography of Australasia. Principal physical features. Political

divisions ; main lines of railway ; chief towns and localities. Productions.

Candidates may be reqnired to draw rough sketch-maps. 4. EGLISH HISTORY.

Gardiner, S. R. Outline of English history, first period, B.C. 55-A.D.

1603. (Longmans. ls.). 5. GREEK.

White, J. W. First lessons in Greek. Lessons 1-48. (Macmillan.

3s. 6d.). 6 LATIN.

Cook, A. M. Shorter Latin course, first part. (Macmillan. ls. 6d.). 7. FRENCH.

(a) Grammar. Fasnacht, G. E. Progressive French course, first

year. (Macmillan. Is.). (6) Easy translation from French into English, and from English into

French.

8. GERMAN.

(a) Grammar. Fasnacht, G. E. Progressive German course, firs

year, pp. 1-77. (Macmillan. Is. 6d.). (6) Easy translation from German into English, and from English into

German. 9. ALGEBRA.*

Elements of algebra, including addition, subtraction, multiplication.

division, brackets, and simple equations, with problems, and

simple operations with single terms. No texto book is prescribed, but the questions set will be of the

standard of Ex. 1-29 in Tuckey's Examples in algebra. (Bell and Sons. 3s.).

10. GEOMETRY.*

The substance of Euclid Bk. I 1-32, with questions on practical

geometry.
No text book is prescribed, but Baker and Bourne's Elementary

geometry (Bell and Sons. 2s.6d.), Bk. I, with the introductory
chapter on Experimental geometry for beginners, may be con-
sulted as an index to the standard of the questions to be set.
Hall and Stevens' School geometry, pt. I, covers almost the same
ground. Eggar's Practical exercises in geometry may be consulted.
It is to be noted that the older methods of geometrical proof are
not invalidated by recent changes. (See footnote.)
Every candidate must be provided with a ruler graduated in inches

and tenths of an inch, and centimetres and millimetres, a
small set square, a protractor, a pair of compasses, and a hard
pencil with a fine point. Questions may be set on the use of

squared paper. 11. DRAWING.

(a) First Grade Freehand, and
(6) First Grade Plane Geometry.

For the present the University will not examine in these subjects, but will accept the certificates of the Board of Governors of the Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia. The examination, however, must be passed in the same year as the other subjects of the examination.

* The examination papers in mathematics will be set in general accordance with the recommendations contained in Teaching of elementary mathematics ; report of the Committee appointed by the Mathematical Association., (Bell and Sons. 6d. net.)

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