The Pimsleur® Method is scientifically proven to be your fastest route to near-native fluency. Speak and understand English in just thirty minutes a day. English for Spanish Speakers Phase 3 includes another 15 hours of spoken language practice and one additional hour of reading instruction, and is designed is designed to be used after completion of Phases 1 and 2.
In the beginning lessons of Phase 3, you’ll gain experience participating in informal and formal discussions on practical, social, and semi-professional topics. You’ll skillfully form longer, more complex sentences, and most importantly, you’ll find yourself being understood, even by native speakers unused to dealing with foreigners. Understanding a large amount of the conversations you hear, you’ll be able to join in effortlessly, confident of being understood.
In the next 10 lessons of Phase 3 your skills will show increasing mastery of the language. Speaking with grace and complete naturalness, you’ll enjoy fluid conversations on many new subjects. Delving deeper into cultural norms and situations, you’ll find yourself responding without thinking, and able to choose from a wide accumulation of vocabulary and structures.
In the final 10 lessons of Phase 3, you are nearing fluency with agile responses, and a natural-sounding, near-native accent. You’re able to utilize the language in more subtle ways, and speak consistently using past, present, and future tenses appropriately. Self-confidence soars as you experience the language and culture; no longer as a foreigner, but with a deepening insight into an expanding new world.
Reading Lessons are included at the end of Unit 30. These lessons, which total about one hour, are designed to teach you to sound out words with correct pronunciation and accent. A Reading Booklet to be used with the audio lessons is also included in PDF format.
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"Pimsleur programs provide plenty of positive reinforcement that will keep learners on track, and we found that Pimsleur gave us more proficiency and confidence in speaking the new language than any of the other language programs we reviewed." (AudioFile magazine)
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