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  • Liven Up Your Latin American Spanish

  • Idioms & Expressions You Need to Know
  • By: Gloria Algorta
  • Length: 50 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3

Speak more fluent Spanish in just one month! Here's how:

From Mexico to Chile to Colombia to the Dominican Republic, people across Latin America don't speak the kind of Spanish you learn from a textbook or hear in most classrooms. ¡Ay, caramba! They speak real Latin American Spanish, loading their conversations with lively idioms and colorful expressions. Now you too can use these expressions. And understand native speakers when they use them!

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • no translations!!! all in spanish only!

  • By book shopper on 01-21-17

no translations!!! all in spanish only!

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1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-21-17

what a ripoff. they are too lazy to include translations of the dialogues?? wow thanks a lot... very disappointed

  • Spanish for Health Care Professionals

  • By: William C. Harvey
  • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 24

This book is designed to help doctors, nurses, and medical assistants communicate in Spanish with Latino patients and their families who have little or no command of English. Every Spanish word in the book is followed by its phonetic pronunciation. The book also provides easy-to-follow tips on understanding colloquial spoken Spanish. Author

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Health Care

  • By Helen on 01-11-10

great review and vocabs

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4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-13-16

same as above. not too much frill, lots of useful vocabs and such. the end

  • Fitness Confidential

  • By: Vinnie Tortorich
  • Narrated by: Vinnie Tortorich
  • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,716
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,565
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,575

America's Angriest Trainer, Vinnie Tortorich, exposes the nasty underbelly of the fitness industry while getting you into the best shape of your life. For over 20 years, Vinnie has been Hollywood's go-to guy for celebrities and athletes looking to get fit fast. Now, in this hilarious and often R-rated memoir, he holds nothing back. What's the best piece of fitness equipment money can buy? What's the fastest way to lose weight: diet or exercise? Why are health clubs worse than used car lots? In Fitness Confidential, Vinnie tells all.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • More about the author's life and not advice.

  • By Kevin on 10-03-15

not an instructional book but fun and interesting

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3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-09-16

definitely enjoyed listening to it in 2 days but i was hoping it would be a lot more about fitness and diet and less biographical! heard about it on pat flynns podcast and thought it was about fitness. ps the "no grains" thing seems pretty unpractical and leaves me hungry and unsatisfied. and if the body prefers fat over carbs and doeant NEED any grains, then why does vinnie eat sandwiches (and a burger) during his ultra bike race instead of taking off the bread!!?? its not like he didnt have a whole team to prep food or get grainless, fatty food for him!! i think this is a short term, lose weight fast fad and that whole grains are essential to sanity!

  • Soccer iQ (2 Book Series)

  • By: Dan Blank
  • Narrated by: Don Bratschie
  • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 98
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 90

Amazon's top two soccer-coaching books have been combined to create one amazing audiobook! Soccer iQ Vol. 1 is an Amazon best seller and an NSCAA Soccer Journal Top 5 Book of the Year! Football.com rated these books number one and number two in its list of the Top 14 Soccer Books for Players and Coaches!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Book for ALL players.

  • By Leslie Greenwood on 09-17-16

Good info but hard to follow, bad attitude

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4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-08-16

What made the experience of listening to Soccer iQ (2 Book Series) the most enjoyable?

this audibook gives great info about the technical aspects of soccer. Although some of this language is a bit hard to follow. he uses some jargon to describe the scenarios and practice drills that I'm not used to, being a person who only had a "coach" for 1-3 years during school. the language makes it are hard to imagine without a visual, and when I'm listening to an audiobook, I just dont feel like having to reference a diagram, especially when I'm driving. Also, I found his arrogant and condescending attitude to be really unprofessional and appalling. and namecalling like "dummy" has no place in a book that is meant to teach. the narrator's sarcastic tone does a very good job of sounding like an ass. On the flipside, I love that this book uses "she" instead of "he" as the default gender, because as a female I get tired of hearing HE all the time. so thank you for daring to go against the grain and use SHE (of course, if HE was used by a female coach it would have been a bit odd). I enjoyed Dan's other audiobook for inspiration, following listening to this.

  • Everything Your Coach Never Told You Because You're a Girl

  • And Other Truths About Winning
  • By: Dan Blank
  • Narrated by: Don Bratschie
  • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 62

Written by Dan Blank, Everything Your Coach Never Told You Because You’re a Girl is one of the most inspirational stories ever written for the female athlete. Coaches and teams of all sports – from soccer to golf to equestrian – have embraced this book as the foundation for a new brand of female competitor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not just for female soccer players

  • By Rory on 04-20-15

inspirational

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4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-08-16

What did you love best about Everything Your Coach Never Told You Because You're a Girl?

is a good inspiration read. after listening to this book before my pickup game, I got inspired to win. and had one of the best games I've had in a while, and played well for 3 hours in pickup setting, like never before. So it's good for "mental training". but the title is a bit misleading and is just a "hook". I listened to his other audibooks about soccer IQ and they were very informative in a technical sense but not as inspiring. and his attitude the soccer IQ books was appalling: condescending and arrogant. in this book I actually appreciated him as a person and coach

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Spanish, Level 4 audiobook cover art
  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Spanish, Level 4

  • By: Linguistics Team
  • Narrated by: Linguistics Team
  • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 3

You're no idiot, of course. Neither is the team of memory and linguistics experts who have designed the world's most effective foreign language self-study course. International travelers, students, and business people can now learn to converse in a new language in less than half the time they expect.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the best audio language methods

  • By Maureen McDaniel on 05-26-12

great format!

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-11-16

love this audiobook more than any other spanish lesson audiobooks. me encanta esta audio libro!

  • Learn Spanish - Level 8: Upper Intermediate Spanish, Volume 1: Lessons 1-25

  • Intermediate Spanish #24
  • By: Innovative Language Learning
  • Narrated by: SpanishPod101.com
  • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 8

Start speaking Spanish in minutes, and grasp the language, culture and customs in just minutes more with Intermediate - Spanish, a completely new way to learn Spanish with ease! Intermediate - Spanish will have you speaking with proper pronunciation from the very first lesson and arm you with cultural insight and other information to utterly shock and amaze your Spanish friends.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • not very level appropriate, slightly annoying

  • By book shopper on 08-10-16

not very level appropriate, slightly annoying

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-10-16

the vocabulary is difficult but only the easy words are defined in the dialogues. the grammar lesson content is beginner, but all the lessons are in spanish only! the gringa is very annoying and tries too hard. some of the native speakers dont anounciate, even if u slow down to half speed, hard to understand. this audiobook tries too hard to be cool. also too much repetition to fill up space and make it look longer. i can always replay the audio if i need to!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Becoming Mentally Tougher in Soccer by Using Meditation

  • Using Visualization to Control Fear, Anxiety, and Doubt
  • By: Joseph Correa - Certified Meditation Instructor
  • Narrated by: Andrea Erickson
  • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars 3

Becoming Mentally Tougher in Soccer by Using Meditation is one of the best ways to prepare to reach your true potential. Eating right and training are two of the pieces of the puzzle, but you need the third piece to see great results. The third piece is mental toughness, and that can be obtained through meditation.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • a lot of fluff

  • By book shopper on 05-26-15

a lot of fluff

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2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-26-15

no guided meditations. a lot of fluff. more recipes than content. fluff fluff fluff fluff

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Power Spanish Verbs: English and Spanish Edition

  • By: Mark Frobose
  • Narrated by: Mark Frobose
  • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 54
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 48

A variety of teaching approaches are employed to encourage the learner to speak. A trained English speaking American instructor guides the listener through the program in English while a variety of trained and educated native Latin-American Spanish speakers teach beginning to high-intermediate Spanish verbs the way they are really spoken in the Spanish-speaking world today.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Teaches Grammar Naturally

  • By Fred on 03-03-16

no grammar explanations

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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-13-15

first of all, this is a total repeat of power spanish 1 and 2, which were good, but basic.l, so i feel ripped off. 2nd, it doesnt explain the rules/patterns for conjugating verbs in the different tenses and only uses a few common verbs as examples. all othersl verbs are used only in the infinitive! i didnt learn anything new about verbs that i didnt already know from his 1st two audiobooks. it has too much repetition, id rather have more substance and explanations. but since he hates grammar he doesnt bother to teach it

9 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • There's More to Life than This

  • Healing Messages, Remarkable Stories, and Insight about the Other Side from the Long Island Medium
  • By: Theresa Caputo
  • Narrated by: Theresa Caputo
  • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 949
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 872
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 863

In her highly anticipated new book, brassy and beloved medium Theresa Caputo, star of the hit television show Long Island Medium, opens the door to her world and invites us to experience her exceptional gift of communicating with those who've crossed over to The Other Side. Combining Theresa's personal story, compelling anecdotes, and client readings, this remarkable book teaches us about Spirit and helps us understand the life-affirming messages that are sent to us every day.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing and comforting

  • By E. Falk on 10-01-13

wow! spiritual and beyond my expectations

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-11-14

What made the experience of listening to There's More to Life than This the most enjoyable?

Her straightforward manner

Who was your favorite character and why?

Umm

What aspect of Theresa Caputo’s performance would you have changed?

None

Any additional comments?

This book totally exceeded any expectations I had when I realized what it was about and who wrote it and after seeing the cover. Never did I think that a "medium" could make me feel so inspired and this book made me high on "spirit". And brought me closer to god, stronger in my faith, and more thirsty for more knowledge and to live out my life purpose, whatever that is...excellent job Theresa! Did you have a ghost-writer help you with this awesome book? Bahahhaha :)