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Chinese (Man) Phase 1, Unit 26-30
Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
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Includes 5 lessons (150 minutes) as MP3 download, plus PDF culture notes
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! Mandarin Chinese Phase 1, Units 2630 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. Each lesson contains practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension, and on learning to speak Mandarin Chinese. One hour of recorded Culture Notes are included at the end of Unit 30. These Notes are designed to provide you with some insight into Chinese culture. A Notes Booklet is also included in PDF format.
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- No dictionary
Comments about Chinese (Man) Phase 1, Unit 26-30:
I am 70 and not exactly in my language-learning prime, but I'd still say the Pimsleur CDs work. I am now on the next-to-last lesson of Level I, having bought both a starter set from [@] and additional downloads from Pimsleur. I hope to listen to all the discs one or two more times before I leave for China for three weeks, and then I'll know for sure what I've learned. ... I have used the CDs in my car, which was about the only way I could work them into my life. ... My one complaint would be lack of a printed dictionary of the words on the CDs -- and yes, I know that the Pimsleur method does not believe in consulting printed materials. However, I am a visual learner and have found that looking words up in a Chinese dictionary helped me not only remember them but also to hear them more accurately on the CDs. Trouble is, other beginner dictionaries don't necessarily have the same set of words as the Pimsleur CDs.