Listeners learn pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar of Spanish without the need of a textbook.
©2005 Henry N. Raymond (P)2014 Penton Overseas, Inc.
Just a list of words without any attempt to build a conversation or make it interesting. It was just like someone is reading out load one of these small translation books.
I actually downloaded this on a whim, because I had several Audible credits available and I've been wanting to learn Spanish for a while. I typically just let this play while I am working throughout the day. At times I may pay more or less attention to it. Each time I turn it on I start back at an earlier lesson so that I am getting a lot of repetition. So essentially I haven't really even been giving it a huge amount of focus or effort. However, I now find myself thinking of the Spanish translation for things I see. Also, just yesterday I was working with a Spanish family in a volunteer organization I work for. The daughter was translating what I said into Spanish for her parents. They also were carrying on conversations in Spanish among themselves. While I couldn't follow their conversation 100%, I did find that I understood a lot of what they were saying. Like anything else in life, the extent to which this helps you or not likely depends on your own expectations, perspective and motivation. If you try to listen all the way through without repeating any lessons, and think you'll know Spanish at the end....well good luck to you. If you take their suggestions and go back to review lessons you've already listened to, and give yourself reasonable time expectations, I think this is a good tool for learning at least basic Spanish.
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