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

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

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.
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Publisher's Summary

Pimsleur® equals success. Just one 30-minute lesson a day gets you speaking and understanding like no other program. 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. Each lesson contains practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension, and on learning to speak German. These units contain Reading Lessons 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.

Download the accompanying reference guide.

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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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    Debra United States 03-25-14
    Debra United States 03-25-14 Member Since 2012
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    What did you love best about German Phase 1, Unit 11-15?

    I have taken 12 units of German and lived in Germany for three years and this is one of the best methods of learning German I have experienced. This is an amazing way to learn a language.


    Any additional comments?

    My only concern is that starting in lesson 15, and forward, you are instructed to read the written material that comes with the program. However, Audible does not include the material and there is no wispersync available.

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Beata Lomianki, Poland 10-02-12
    Beata Lomianki, Poland 10-02-12 Member Since 2009
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    "It works!"
    What made the experience of listening to German Phase 1, Unit 11-15 the most enjoyable?

    It really works. It is amazing, but true. I follow the instructions and I remember the words and expressions. I'm through phase 1, and although it's pricey (1 credit for 5 lessons) I plan to continue because i see the results. Even my 10 y.o. wants to learn. I listen in the car, but later at home I do some additional exercises or listen to the German broadcasts. I have learned (apart from English) Russian and French at school, but this method is by far more effective.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Connie S. 07-25-12
    Connie S. 07-25-12

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    "Guten Tag"
    What did you love best about German Phase 1, Unit 11-15?

    It is a relaxing time, I just focus on learning German for 30 min. I make tea and fold origami cranes or crochet while listening.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    How to pick up chicks in Germany.


    Any additional comments?

    I would like to hear more words for things to drink, such as water, tea, coffee, etc.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    J. Bevan Heber City, UT USA 11-12-14
    J. Bevan Heber City, UT USA 11-12-14 Member Since 2003
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    "Yes it works. And how !!"
    What made the experience of listening to German Phase 1, Unit 11-15 the most enjoyable?

    I have drilled using this course for about a year. I am moving to Germany for an 18 mos. volunteer program beginning January 2015. This program has prepared me for that move.


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    Any additional comments?

    Some have noted that the "printed material is not included." Well, it is !! it is on a downloadable PDF. BUT when you get the PDF you may not know you have what you need. If you are on a Mac it is one of those rare PDFs that MUST be opened with Adobe Reader, first. After that you can extract the actual booklet you need and it will open normally with Preview or on portable IOS devices.

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