The author of the passage would probably agree with which of the following criticisms of English primers predating Dilworth's? A. Their Latinate grammatical terms poorly described the structures of English. B. They failed to make effective use of the knowledge of language a child already possessed. C. Their texts typically focused on subject matter that held little intrinsic interest for their readers. D. They neglected to teach the language in a sufficiently systematic way. E. They required a pedagogical method that few American teachers of the era possessed.