We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
Call anytime(888) 283-5051

Language Instruction

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Anandra

Anandra United States
HELPFUL VOTES
18
ratings
REVIEWS
37
9
FOLLOWERS
FOLLOWING
4
0
  • "A Little Obsessed with the Wormhole..."

    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Any additional comments?

    The first story led to some deep discussions about the universe with my ESL students. I am intrigued by the concept the story puts forth. I wasn't a huge fan of the second story, but two of my students said they really enjoyed it. This audiobook definitely added some creativity to my ESL lessons.

    More

    Learn English with Short Stories: Science Fiction - Section 10: Inspired by English

    • UNABRIDGED (55 mins)
    • By Zhanna Hamilton
    • Narrated By Sam Scholl
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3)
    Performance
    (3)
    Story
    (3)

    The Learn English with Short Stories series does not need to be read in order, as all of the stories are independent from one another. This 10th section includes two thrilling science fiction stories. Each unique science fiction story comes with highlighted vocabulary and definitions before and during the tale. This guide also offers two multiple-choice vocabulary exercises after each story, allowing you to practice your newly learned terms and idioms. It is suitable for intermediate to advanced English learners.

    Anandra says: "A Little Obsessed with the Wormhole Effect"
  • "personal favorite in my esl teachin..."

    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Any additional comments?

    This is a personal favorite for me, as it always comes in handy with new students. Most English learners in the intermediate level do not know half of these idioms and phrasal verbs. The audio helps guide our lessons. I pause the audio to explain further. Very, very useful for English tutors.

    More

    117 Most Common English Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 22 mins)
    • By Zhanna Hamilton
    • Narrated By Zhanna Hamilton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (7)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (6)

    Idioms are an essential part of the English language. It's easy to get lost in translation if you do not know the meanings of these everyday phrases. Inspired By English brings you a collective work about 117 of the most commonly used English idioms and phrasal verbs. This guide provides a short and memorable meaning for each common phrase along with three real world examples of how they are used. Many examples also focus on only one common phrasal meaning at a time so that you learn faster and more efficiently.

    Anandra says: "personal favorite in my esl teaching toolbox"
  • "very nice twists!"

    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Any additional comments?

    I love the endings to both of these stories. They were easy enough for my ESL students to understand, but entertaining enough to not bore me to death during the lessons. I like to pause the multiple choice questions before the answers are spoken to let me students think.

    More

    Learn English with Short Stories: Fantasy - Section 5: Inspired By English

    • UNABRIDGED (50 mins)
    • By Zhanna Hamilton
    • Narrated By Sam Scholl
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2)
    Performance
    (2)
    Story
    (2)

    Inspired By English brings you another exciting pair of tales that are not only entertaining but educational, too. Each unique fantasy story comes with vocabulary and definitions emphasized before and during the story. This guide also offers a vocabulary exercise after each tale, allowing you to practice your newly learned terms and idioms. It is suitable for intermediate to advanced English learners.

    Anandra says: "very nice twists!"
  1. Learn English with Short ...
  2. 117 Most Common English I...
  3. Learn English with Short ...
  4. .

A Peek at Mary's Bookshelf

Helpful
Votes
22
 
Omaha, NE, United States 1 REVIEWS / 1 ratings 3 Followers / Following 0
 
Mary's greatest hits:
  • Spanish for the Busy Housewife

    "Practical and Amazing"

    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    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.

Language Dreamer

Language Dreamer United States 11-22-13

I only review language programs that are easy, fast, effective, portable, inexpensive & teach you to really speak and understand languages.

HELPFUL VOTES
87
ratings
REVIEWS
5
5
FOLLOWERS
FOLLOWING
13
0
  • "Listen, Repeat, Recall, and Don't W..."

    32 of 34 helpful votes

    Power Italian 1 Accelerated – Listen, Repeat, Recall, and Don’t Worry About It.

    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!

    More

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

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Mark Frobose
    • Narrated By Mark Frobose
    Overall
    (22)
    Performance
    (20)
    Story
    (17)

    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"

What's Trending in Language Instruction:

  • 4.8 (38 ratings)
    German Phase 1, Unit 11-15: Learn to Speak and Understand German with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    German Phase 1, Unit 11-15: Learn to Speak and Understand German with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    Overall
    (38)
    Performance
    (25)
    Story
    (19)

    German Phase 1, Units 11-15 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

    Beata says: "It works!"
  • 4.8 (31 ratings)
    German Phase 1, Unit 16-20: Learn to Speak and Understand German with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    German Phase 1, Unit 16-20: Learn to Speak and Understand German with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    Overall
    (31)
    Performance
    (18)
    Story
    (15)

    German Phase 1, Units 16-20 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

    Connie S. says: "German Pimsleur"
  • 4.8 (26 ratings)
    Chinese (Man) Phase 1, Units 1-30: Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur Narrated by uncredited

    Chinese (Man) Phase 1, Units 1-30: Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (16 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    • Narrated By uncredited
    Overall
    (26)
    Performance
    (15)
    Story
    (15)

    Mandarin Chinese Phase 1, Lessons 1-30 includes 15 hours of spoken language practice and one hour of culture notes in thirty, 30-minute lessons. In the first 10 lessons, you’ll cover the basics: saying hello, asking for or giving information or preferences, scheduling a meal or a meeting, asking for or giving basic directions, and much more.

    Bruce says: "Well thought out but beware of the shortcomings"
  • 4.9 (19 ratings)
    German Phase 1, Unit 21-25: Learn to Speak and Understand German with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    German Phase 1, Unit 21-25: Learn to Speak and Understand German with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    Overall
    (19)
    Performance
    (10)
    Story
    (8)

    German Phase 1, Units 21-25 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

  •  
  • 4.8 (18 ratings)
    French Phase 3, Units 1-30: Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    French Phase 3, Units 1-30: Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (16 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    Overall
    (18)
    Performance
    (13)
    Story
    (10)

    French Phase 3 includes another 15 hours of spoken language practice and one additional hour of reading instruction, and is designed to be used after completion of Phases 1 and 2. The beginning lessons of Phase 3 offer you the chance to expand your vocabulary and increase your fluency to an even higher level.

    Walk Around says: "Pimsleur Phase 3 French"
  • 4.8 (18 ratings)
    French Phase 2, Unit 01-05: Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    French Phase 2, Unit 01-05: Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    Overall
    (18)
    Performance
    (12)
    Story
    (10)

    French Phase 2, Units 1-5 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

    kaygee says: "Pimsleur is Great"
  • 4.9 (16 ratings)
    Spanish for the Busy Traveler (






UNABRIDGED) by David Rappoport Narrated by Hadassah Davids

    Spanish for the Busy Traveler

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By David Rappoport
    • Narrated By Hadassah Davids
    Overall
    (16)
    Performance
    (16)
    Story
    (15)

    This book is for travelers in need of a Spanish beginners or refresher course. Due to our unique method of teaching, you will be amazed at how much Spanish you will learn and retain in just five hours.

    Peter says: "Simple and easy to learn! Great Method!"
  • 4.9 (14 ratings)
    German Phase 1, Unit 26-30: Learn to Speak and Understand German with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    German Phase 1, Unit 26-30: Learn to Speak and Understand German with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (3 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    Overall
    (14)
    Performance
    (9)
    Story
    (6)

    German Phase 1, Units 26-30 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

  •  
  • 4.8 (12 ratings)
    Chinese (Man) Phase 3, Units 1-30: Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    Chinese (Man) Phase 3, Units 1-30: Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (16 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    Overall
    (12)
    Performance
    (8)
    Story
    (7)

    Speak and understand Mandarin Chinese in just thirty minutes a day. Phase 3 includes another 15 hours of spoken language practice and one additional hour of culture notes, and is designed is designed to be used after completion of Phases 1 and 2. The beginning of Phase 3 offers you the chance to further expand your vocabulary and increase your fluency to an even higher level.

    Bruce says: "Good but there are drawbacks"
  • Spanish Phase 1, Unit 01-05: Learn to Speak and Understand Spanish with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    Spanish Phase 1, Unit 01-05: Learn to Speak and Understand Spanish with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    Overall
    (383)
    Performance
    (233)
    Story
    (218)

    The Pimsleur® Method: the easiest, fastest way to learn a new language. Completely portable, easily downloadable, and lots of fun. You’ll be speaking and understanding in no time flat!

    Robin says: "I've tried several ways and this is the best!"
  • Spanish Phase 1, Unit 06-10: Learn to Speak and Understand Spanish with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    Spanish Phase 1, Unit 06-10: Learn to Speak and Understand Spanish with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    Overall
    (201)
    Performance
    (122)
    Story
    (110)

    Spanish Phase 1, Units 6-10 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

    Robin says: "Still the best I've found!"
  • French Phase 1, Unit 01-05: Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    French Phase 1, Unit 01-05: Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    Overall
    (108)
    Performance
    (77)
    Story
    (61)

    Each lesson in French Phase 1, Units 1-5 provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

    Joanna says: "Recommended"
  • Spanish Phase 1, Unit 11-15: Learn to Speak and Understand Spanish with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    Spanish Phase 1, Unit 11-15: Learn to Speak and Understand Spanish with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    Overall
    (130)
    Performance
    (75)
    Story
    (66)

    Spanish Phase 1, Units 11-15 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

    Patrick says: "Finally, a resource I can rely on to learn Spanish"
  •  
  • Learn in Your Car: Spanish, the Complete Language Course  by Henry N. Raymond Narrated by uncredited

    Learn in Your Car: Spanish, the Complete Language Course

    • ORIGINAL (11 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Henry N. Raymond
    • Narrated By uncredited
    Overall
    (1)
    Performance
    (1)
    Story
    (1)

    Listeners learn pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar of Spanish without the need of a textbook. Level 1: Key words and phrases, basic grammar skills, emphasizes travel needs; Level 2: Expands vocabulary, new grammar concepts, more day-to-day activities; Level 3: Broadens vocabulary base, more advanced grammar skills, enriches conversational ability.

  • Collins Spanish with Paul Noble - Learn Spanish the Natural Way, Part 1  by Paul Noble Narrated by Paul Noble

    Collins Spanish with Paul Noble - Learn Spanish the Natural Way, Part 1

    • ORIGINAL (4 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Paul Noble
    • Narrated By Paul Noble
    Overall
    (145)
    Performance
    (116)
    Story
    (113)

    Collins Spanish with Paul Noble combines an exciting, new non-traditional approach to language learning with the easy, relaxed appeal of an audio-only product.No books. No rote memorisation. No chance of failure.

    Joy T. says: "I've listened to the rest, this is the best!"
  • Spanish Phase 1, Unit 16-20: Learn to Speak and Understand Spanish with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur Narrated by uncredited

    Spanish Phase 1, Unit 16-20: Learn to Speak and Understand Spanish with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    • Narrated By uncredited
    Overall
    (102)
    Performance
    (58)
    Story
    (50)

    Spanish Phase 1, Units 16-20 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

    EmilyA says: "A Top Option"
  • Italian Phase 1, Unit 01-05: Learn to Speak and Understand Italian with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    Italian Phase 1, Unit 01-05: Learn to Speak and Understand Italian with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    Overall
    (86)
    Performance
    (44)
    Story
    (38)

    Each lesson of Italian Phase 1, Units 1-5 provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

    Annmarie says: "Best audio for learning Italian"
  • Get Talking Korean in Ten Days  by Kyung-Il Kwak, Robert Vernon Narrated by Teach Yourself Languages

    Get Talking Korean in Ten Days

    • ORIGINAL (3 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Kyung-Il Kwak, Robert Vernon
    • Narrated By Teach Yourself Languages
    Overall
    (0)
    Performance
    (0)
    Story
    (0)

    When traveling, do you want to journey off the English-speaking path, meet people and speak Korean easily? If so then you need to Get Talking. Through 10 common scenarios plus culture and travel advice, you'll learn the skills for understanding and the confidence to speak Korean in just 10 days. Practise the most frequent words and expressions for:-greeting people-eating out-taking a taxi-asking for directions-shopping for food-going to a department store-feeling ill-taking a trip including booking into a hotel.

  • Learn in Your Car: German, Complete  by Henry N. Raymond Narrated by uncredited

    Learn in Your Car: German, Complete

    • ORIGINAL (9 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Henry N. Raymond
    • Narrated By uncredited
    Overall
    (0)
    Performance
    (0)
    Story
    (0)

    Listeners learn pronunciation, vocabulary, & grammar of German without the need of a textbook: Level 1: Key words and phrases, basic grammar skills, emphasizes travel needs; Level 2: Expands vocabulary, new grammar concepts, more day-to-day activities; Level 3: Broadens vocabulary base, more advanced grammar skills, enriches conversational ability.

  • Spanish for the Busy Teacher (






UNABRIDGED) by David Rappoport Narrated by Hadassah Davids

    Spanish for the Busy Teacher

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By David Rappoport
    • Narrated By Hadassah Davids
    Overall
    (0)
    Performance
    (0)
    Story
    (0)

    This audiobook is for teachers in need of a Spanish beginners or refresher course. Regardless of the specific teaching situation you find yourself in, you will learn how to communicate with your students in their own language. Due to our unique method of teaching, you will be amazed at how much Spanish you will learn and retain in just five hours.

  • I speak you speak with Clive Vol. 5 (






UNABRIDGED) by Clive Griffiths Narrated by Clive Griffiths

    I speak you speak with Clive Vol. 5

    • UNABRIDGED (47 mins)
    • By Clive Griffiths
    • Narrated By Clive Griffiths
    Overall
    (0)
    Performance
    (0)
    Story
    (0)

    I speak yuo speak! "Perché se io parlo italiano, anche voi potete parlare inglese!". E' una promessa di Clive Griffiths, uno dei più noti insegnati d'inglese d'Italia. Le sue lezioni, suddivise per temi, insegnano a parlare inglese immediatamente! "I speak you speak" non è il solito corso ma un percorso che spazia tra le frasi utili, i modi di dire più noti, le parole amiche più usate in una conversazione, le pronunce.

  •  
  • I speak you speak with Clive Vol. 6 (






UNABRIDGED) by Clive Griffiths Narrated by Clive Griffiths

    I speak you speak with Clive Vol. 6

    • UNABRIDGED (50 mins)
    • By Clive Griffiths
    • Narrated By Clive Griffiths
    Overall
    (0)
    Performance
    (0)
    Story
    (0)

    I speak yuo speak! "Perché se io parlo italiano, anche voi potete parlare inglese!". E' una promessa di Clive Griffiths, uno dei più noti insegnati d'inglese d'Italia. Le sue lezioni, suddivise per temi, insegnano a parlare inglese immediatamente! I speak you speak non è il solito corso ma un percorso che spazia tra le frasi utili, i modi di dire più noti, le parole amiche più usate in una conversazione, le pronunce.

  • Spanglish for Impatient People (






UNABRIDGED) by Mike Church Narrated by Mike Church

    Spanglish for Impatient People

    • UNABRIDGED (46 mins)
    • By Mike Church
    • Narrated By Mike Church
    Overall
    (2)
    Performance
    (2)
    Story
    (2)

    Learn the lingo in less than an hour! 2 languages, 20 scenarios, 200 dialogues.

    rucyru says: "Awful"
  • Spanish for Rhythmic People (






UNABRIDGED) by Mike Church Narrated by Mike Church

    Spanish for Rhythmic People

    • UNABRIDGED (24 mins)
    • By Mike Church
    • Narrated By Mike Church
    Overall
    (2)
    Performance
    (2)
    Story
    (2)

    DUM-di-di DUM-di DUM-di! 20 real patterns, 200 streetwise phrases, 200 road-tested translations. A dum-di phrasebook by Mike Church (Spanglish for Impatient People).

More Language Instruction Categories