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David

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  • "From Spanish 'Practice' to Spanish ..."

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    Would you listen to From English to Spanish - 3 Hours of Audio Language Instruction (English and Spanish Edition) again? Why?

    It's to your benefit to listen to it again - and again - and again.


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    Practice Speed to Native Speed Spanish - Good For Beginning and Intermediate Levels

    This is a very good course for someone who is just beginning a study of Spanish. It is also very useful for someone that has had some classroom experience but who never had much practice speaking it. It would also be great as a good brush up for people that have not used their Spanish for a while.
    All the words and sentences on the audio recording are said clearly. You never have a problem hearing how the Spanish words are pronounced. The Spanish speakers say them at what the narrator calls ‘practice’ speed. The same words are then said at what the narrator calls ‘native’ speed. Saying sentences both ways really makes it easy to learn. There are good tips on accent and pronunciation. And they teach about using nouns and verbs together to form simple but whole sentences. I noted about four different authentic Spanish speakers so you get some variety with the different voices.
    Like I said it’s good practice for beginning learners and even for people at a intermediate level.


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    From English to Spanish - 3 Hours of Audio Language Instruction (English and Spanish Edition)

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    At last. An incredible new 3 hour Spanish program that actually uses English to teach you Spanish! Imagine how easy it will be to speak authentic Spanish when you actually understand everything while you learn! This unique and effective program will have you speaking the practical basics in Spanish without the pain and frustration that comes from "guess as you go" Spanish programs. Here are just a few of the unique features of this cutting-edge program:

    David says: "From Spanish 'Practice' to Spanish 'Perfect'"
  • "Learn Spanish While You Drive, Wait..."

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    You can learn a lot of Spanish while you are driving in your car, waiting on someone or something, or just relaxing in your easy chair or on your patio.

    This more than five hour audio program makes learning some basic conversational Spanish a lot smoother process than I thought possible. Just a few minutes every day of otherwise wasted waiting time, from any location. Really. That’s all it took for me to learn a lot of useful Spanish.

    Learning quickly from Bite-Sized Spanish has made me realize that my biggest challenge to learning Spanish was never the difficulty. My biggest challenge was time. Bite-sized Spanish solved my time and convenience problem with its short and effective easy-to-learn approach.

    The native Spanish speakers on this audio recording speak in very understandable voices and English explanations and meanings are always provided. It's not too fast either, and it is very easy to follow. I highly recommend you try it.

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    Bite-Sized Spanish in Ten Minutes a Day - 30 Ten Minute Audio Lessons (English and Spanish Edition)

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    10 Minutes a day is all you need to learn Spanish with this fast and easy-to-use 5 hour audio program! Imagine how great it will feel to immediately begin to speak authentic Spanish in just 10 minutes a day, using your otherwise wasted down time. Learn to speak Spanish during the time you spend waiting in traffic, on trains, for the dentist, from any location! And 10 minutes a day is all you need! Here's the secret! With Bite-Sized Spanish, you simply learn to speak easy but powerful bite-sized pieces of your new language during your daily down time.

    David says: "Learn Spanish While You Drive, Wait, or Relax"
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    I am so impressed with myself (and, oh yeah, with the Power Italian Accelerated audio program, too) that I feel compelled to write a review. I like stuff that works and this Power Italian Accelerated audio program really works. The material may seem a little overwhelming at first because there are a whole lot of words and phrases that are thrown at you right off the bat. But there’s a reason for that.

    The narrator uses what he calls ‘audio snapshots’ to introduce new material. These are sections where the listener is instructed to simply listen without repeating. The first audio snapshot comes right after the program begins and lasts for several minutes. My first reaction was that this is way too much material and I’m never going to remember all of it. And that’s true. I didn’t remember hardly any of it at first. But I kept listening. It wasn’t until I was a couple of hours into the program that I realized that remembering all of it is not the point; at least not in the beginning. I, and probably most people, have always assumed that learning a new language was about memorizing words and sentences. And it is. But what I have come to realize, my own personal epiphany, is that listening is just as important and I think even more important than intentionally memorizing. I’m not saying that you don’t have to remember anything; of course you do. But one of the keys to remembering is just simply listening. You have to ‘tune in’ to a language, that is, to the peculiar sounds of a language, in order to be able to speak it and to understand it.

    The relatively short time that I have spent listening to Power Italian has given me a new perspective on learning languages and I have some advice that I’d like to pass along: Just do what the program narrator says to do and just keep listening and repeating. The words and phrases get easier and easier to remember as you go along and the correct pronunciation gets easier and easier the more you repeat the words and phrases. If you just follow along and don’t worry about what you know and what you don’t know you’ll soon be surprised at what you know - and equally surprised that you came to know it without a lot of mental or emotional sweating. Power Italian really works for me. No worries!

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    Power Italian I Accelerated - 8 One Hour Audio Lessons - 144 Study Units: English and Italian Edition

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    Expert language teacher Mark Frobose talks you through the program in English while a trained native Italian speaker teaches you to speak Italian the way it is really spoken. This highly acclaimed method is so easy and so fast that you'll be speaking Italian within minutes of receiving your program and enjoying the process!

    Language Dreamer says: "Listen, Repeat, Recall, and Don't Worry About It"

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