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Dr. Blair's French in No Time | [Robert Blair]

Dr. Blair's French in No Time

You're on vacation in the Caribbean when you find yourself caught up in a web of intrigue and adventure. Suddenly, it's up to you to save the island from an eccentric local industrialist, and success will depend on your ability to learn enough French to complete your mission....
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Publisher's Summary

You're on vacation in the Caribbean when you find yourself caught up in a web of intrigue and adventure. Suddenly, it's up to you to save the island from an eccentric local industrialist, and success will depend on your ability to learn enough French to complete your mission....

Say au revoir to the notion that learning a language can't be fun.

With Dr. Blair's French in No Time, you will:

  • Immediately use French in real situations
  • Learn the practical applications you need
  • Avoid rote memorization of words
  • Develop vocabulary through entertaining stories and games
  • Master easy and effective memory tricks

Whether you're a businessperson, student, or traveler, whether you're brushing up on a forgotten language or just interested in learning a new one, Dr. Blair's French in No Time teaches you the skills you need at the pace you want, jump-starting your study with a variety of methods that keep the experience fun, fresh, and motivating.

Why rely on old, out-dated techniques to learn a new language? Dr. Blair's French in No Time offers the up-to-the-minute advantages that you won't hear anywhere else!

©2005 Gildan Audio & Power-Glide; (P)2005 Gildan Media Corp & Power-Glide 2005

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    Paula Everett, WA, USA 07-23-06
    Paula Everett, WA, USA 07-23-06
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    "Well Worth It"

    Fast, easy, yet in-depth. One of the few language instruction audiobooks that explains things I've been wondering about but no one seemed to address. For instance, I wondered why some letters are silent at the end of French words, why do some French words have a different first sound other than the letter they start with (it's a carryover from the consonant of the last word to the beginning vowel sound of the word being pronounced). Also, the language is presented in a fast-paced, fun way. It's so easy to keep up with what principle or word or pronunciation is being taught. I highly recommend that beginners check out this audiobook. It has helped me tremendously.

    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Ken Chesterfield, MO, USA 02-02-08
    Ken Chesterfield, MO, USA 02-02-08
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    "Very worthwhile!"

    Dr. Blair is charming, and the scenario makes things more fun, but this is just an outstanding introductory French audio course. The structure and content are very well thought out, and Dr. Blair clearly knows how to teach French in a manner that helps with retention, while keeping you engaged and amused.

    I haven't purchased any of the other French audio courses on Audible (I sampled a couple of others), but I have found that I still like working through Dr. Blair after purchasing the Rocket French computer/audio program. Rocket French is fabulous, including its audio courses, but Dr. Blair is still an excellent complement, obviously not as comprehensive, but still covering conversational French with surprising depth and breadth.

    The only helpful addition would be a writen transcript of the material, partly because I'm more of a visual learner, but also because I wish to make the connection with the written word.

    I was a complete beginner to French when I started with Dr. Blair (and Rocket French), and I am trying to get "functional" for an upcoming vacation in France. I'm not quite finished with Dr. Blair, but it has been extraordinarily helpful (I've worked with it more than Rocket French, thus far), and I'm pretty comfortable that I will be able to get by (in the company of others with more French training).

    Very Highly Recommended.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Julius laurel, MD, USA 01-24-07
    Julius laurel, MD, USA 01-24-07
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    "Manual Please."

    Hi, please i only have to review this,because i think it will be of great importance for the writer to include a manual for this audible book for easy comprehending. Thanks.

    5 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Michael MANORVILLE, NY, United States 01-26-12
    Michael MANORVILLE, NY, United States 01-26-12
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    What did you love best about Dr. Blair's French in No Time?

    the download is cumbersome. I would like to get this on an I pod and it is not operating.Trying to download to I pad and getting a message that Safari can,t do the download.as of now I have purchased nothing. not user friendly.


    Any additional comments?

    I have used this from a library CD and the language program is excellent.

    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
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  • Gerry
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    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    excellent language download love it.


    What did you like best about this story?

    started off a bit weak but quickly improved, excellent, don't judge it on the first few paragraphs.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    it is a language learning story so wouldn't advise trying to listen to it in one go


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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