Earworms mbt© is a revolutionary accelerated learning technique that takes the hard work out of learning.
By listening to these specially composed melodies with their rhythmic repetitions of French and English a few times, you pick up over 200 essential words and phrases that will not just be on the tip of your tongue, but will be burned deeply into your long-term memory in next to no time.
If you like music, and want to make rapid progress without any formal knowledge of language learning, earworms mbt© Rapid Cantonese is the course for you.
Volume 1 is your survival kit of essential words and phrases to get you by on your trip abroad.
You will feel you are learning within minutes and might just be amazed by how easy acquiring a language can be!
This audiobook also comes with a free booklet to accompany the course.
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It teaches you some useful phrases in Cantonese in a short space of time. The music makes it less arduous than the Pimsleur method, however you obviously learn more with the latter (especially as there's only one unit of Rapid Cantonese!).
Teacher: Good. Learner: Appalling.
Seriously, the man "learning" has a horrendous accent in Cantonese, and his so-called cues to help him remember words only reinforce bad pronunciation. Just focus on her!
The content and presentation of this course is reasonable, although the music underscore sometimes gets a little funky and isn't always well matched to the spoken word. It can become irritating listening over and over, as you need to be able to do for long-term recall.
"Very easy to learn"
This, like many earworms learning audio products is very easy to understand and learn.
Through repetition and light NLP, I was able to quickly pick up phrases, even after one run through, which is about the right length of time for beginners. You'll understand pronunciations and how to ask questions such as directions, order drinks and food, and general help; great for first timers where the pace is also just right; not too fast or too slow.
"A great way to learn the Cantonese language"
I have been listening to this in my car for 2 weeks, 2 hours a day. It's an amazing technique for remembering the phrases introduced. I have found that the music really helps with both the memory and the important intonation. I have learned about 40 phases so far and how to count. I thoroughly recommend it and will definitely purchase Vol 2 which is due in Feb 2011. - Martin, Sydney, Australia
"Learner annoying but enjoyable"
Found this very useful as have been dabbling in Cantonese for many years but never got anywhere and I am a slow learner, but with this im remembering the Cantonese, yeah the music is boring and the learner is annoying at time but just ignore him
"Irritating background music"
I disagree with the previous review,the music in the background is beyond irritating - its difficult to listen to the pronounciation of words because the music interferes. On the positive side, lots of good memory techniques are used.
If I could switch the music off, this audiobook would have 5 stars.
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