Pimsleur Mandarin Chinese

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4.5 out of 5 stars 847 ratings

Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1 Lessons 1-5 Publisher's Summary

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! 

Each lesson in lessons 1 to 5 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 Mandarin Chinese. 

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  • Book 1

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1 Lessons 1-5

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 339
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241

    Each lesson in lessons 1 to 5 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 Mandarin Chinese.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very useful!

    • By Sandy on 01-22-13

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 2

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1 Lessons 6-10

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1 Lessons 6-10 builds 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 Mandarin Chinese.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love Pimsleur!

    • By Miracle on 03-18-16

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 3

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1 Lessons 11-15

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1 Lessons 11-15 builds 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 Mandarin Chinese.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Same problem that Brian Dowrick had (see his post)

    • By Gabrielle on 08-04-15

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 4

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1 Lessons 16-20

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1 Lessons 16-20 builds 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 Mandarin Chinese.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I press the pause button to give me time to respon

    • By C. Bassett on 03-01-18

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 5

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1 Lessons 21-25

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1 Lessons 21-25 builds 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 Mandarin Chinese.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent method of learning Mandarin

    • By Richard on 10-22-12

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 6

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1 Lessons 26-30

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 21

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1 Lessons 26-30 builds 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Course!

    • By Michael Leslie on 06-20-17

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 7

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 2 Lessons 1-5

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 2 Lessons 1-5 builds 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.

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 8

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 2 Lessons 6-10

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 2 Lessons 6-10 builds 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.

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 9

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 2 Lessons 11-15

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 2 Lessons 11-15 builds 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.

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 10

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 2 Lessons 16-20

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 2 Lessons 16-20 builds 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.

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 11

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 2 Lessons 21-25

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 2 Lessons 21-25 builds 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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great way to learn!

    • By Forevermooremom on 07-02-16

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 12

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 2 Lessons 26-30

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 2 Lessons 26-30 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.

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 13

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 3 Lessons 1-5

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 3 Lessons 1-5 builds 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.

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 14

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 3 Lessons 6-10

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 3 Lessons 6-10 builds 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.

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 15

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 3 Lessons 11-15

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 3 Lessons 11-15 builds 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best language teacher!

    • By Forevermooremom on 03-21-18

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 16

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 3 Lessons 16-20

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 3 Lessons 16-20 builds 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.

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 17

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 3 Lessons 21-25

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 3 Lessons 21-25 builds 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.

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 18

    • Chinese (Mandarin) Level 3 Lessons 26-30

    • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
    • By: Pimsleur
    • Narrated by: Pimsleur
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Chinese (Mandarin) Level 3 Lessons 26-30 builds 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 Mandarin Chinese.

    Regular price: $31.93