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    What did you love best about Power Spanish I Accelerated - 8 One Hour Audio Lessons - Complete Transcript/Listening Guide (English and Spanish Edition)?

    Good Spanish Program - don't be misled by some unfair reviews.


    Any additional comments?

    This Spanish language program allows you to actually understand and participate in authentic conversation in Spanish at native speed.
    But to accomplish that feat, you need to begin slowly. You cannot rush comprehension and practice. Every farmer knows you can't "cram" for the harvest like you can cram for a college exam.
    You can cram for a written vocabulary or verb test in Spanish class, but you can’t cram speaking fluency. Speaking fluency requires – demands – time and practice. And patience. This program gives you that valuable Practice along with lots of explanations, virtual interaction with Spanish speakers, help with memorizing, and you practice with common words and sentences. You are responsible to put in the time. Add some patience and you will get there. I know. I am getting there, partly thanks to this program for learning to speak Spanish.
    I know that people all have different likes and dislikes and I respect that but I think that some of the criticalness about this program by some people is not right. I think its a good way to get speaking practice in my opinion.

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    Power Spanish I Accelerated - 8 One Hour Audio Lessons - Complete Transcript/Listening Guide (English and Spanish Edition)

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    I honestly did not know what to expect when I bought this book. We have a Spanish speaking maid (from Guatemala) and two kids and I was having a really hard time giving her instructions or understanding what she was saying.
    I searched for a Spanish book for homemakers on Amazon and stumbled upon this book. It's offered both as kindle and as audio book and I thought audio made more sense for me, as I can listen to it while working in the kitchen.
    So I thought I'd buy this book and give it try.
    Frankly, I'm blown away!! I never thought learning Spanish could be so easy!
    After just one half hour into the course, I was already talking in Spanish and the maid seemed to understand everything I was saying.
    It took longer for me to understand what the maid was saying, because she obviously uses a larger vocabulary, but as I progress more thru the course, I'm starting to understand more and more.
    The course does not put too much emphasis on sounding like a native, only as far as is needed to be understood.
    The best part is how each word is introduced in a way that makes it easy to remember.

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