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The Pimsleur® Method: the easiest, fastest way to learn a new language. Completely portable, easily downloadable, and lots of fun. You'll be speaking and understanding in no time flat! Italian Level 1 Lessons 26-30 builds on material taught in prior lessons. 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 Italian. Some of 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.

©2002 Simon & Schuster (P)2010 Simon & Schuster

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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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Best way to learn a new language!

This program lets you learn one short conversation at a time and it teaches you connective words to help you make your own sentences. I do the lessons every day for 30 min (I repeat each one twice because it helps me retain it better) and u feel I'm doing very well with my Italian!

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Soon it becomes easy. Do each lesson over and over

Loved it. gets easier and easier... then harder and harder and you think you'll never get it. Then it clicks in again. And you've learned something else. Before long you will start thinking of the Italian word for the objects in your life. But you really need a speaker to practice with.

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Don't buy this from audible-- missing materials

This audiobook requires a booklet that is not provided with your purchase. Without this booklet, lessons are useless as the narrator reads and you're supposed to follow along. Translations are not provided for the listener.

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  • 06-07-18

is good but where is the written text?

This is well structured and effective. BUT the written text to go with it is not included. That makes it much less effective. :(