A key element of this book is the chess boards that start each section and are scattered about. If you play, but a version where you can see the board. The Kindle version is great.
Pimsleur is, bar none, the finest language instruction program on the market. You will need to kern the very com ex writing system elsewhere, but for grammar and vocabulary, this is the top of the line. Every language student should try this program. It works, and this from someone who routinely failed a language as close to English as French. I cannot praise this program highly enough.
First, he sounds like he's reading a script for the first time, so the cadence is wrong. Then he's obviously not a native speaker and his pronunciation is horrible.
As to the content, it's wrong in some places. As a comic reader for decades, I may be a bit jaded, but I expected some competence. He claims no superhero is motivated by guilt (*cough*Spider-Man) and all superheroes are emotionally balanced (Because Legion is sooo well balanced, and Iron Man is totally immune to addictive tendencies).
It's not all bad. When Chopra is playing in his accustomed sandbox, he's got his a game on. If you're into that, you might like it. Comic fans, don't bother.
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