The Pimsleur
Proficiency Guarantee

We believe so strongly in the effectiveness of the Pimsleur Method, that we guarantee spoken proficiency if you complete the full Pimsleur Level 1 Language program (30 lessons plus Reading Lessons/Culture Notes).

  1. Purchase a copy of any Pimsleur Level 1 program (on CD, MP3, or Unlimited software)* from either the website or from our Customer Service Center (1-800-831-5497).
  2. Follow the instructions included with the course and complete the 30 lessons, plus the Reading Lessons (or Culture Notes).
  3. Take the Novice test conducted by Language Line, an independent tester, within 60 days of your date of purchase.

We guarantee that you will pass the Level 1 Novice test conducted by Language Line, an independent tester, if you complete the course and take the test within 60 days of your date of purchase. If you are unable to pass it at the Novice level, you can get a full refund of your purchase price for the course.

* Level 1 CD program formerly referred to as “Level I Comprehensive” and Level 1 MP3 program formerly referred to as “Phase 1.”

Pimsleur Proficiency Guarantee
c/o Simon & Schuster
100 Front Street
Riverside, NJ 08075-7500

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The thing is, Pimsleur is PHENOMENALLY EFFICIENT at advancing your oral skills wherever you are, and you don't have to make an appointment or be at your computer or deal with other students.
Ellen Jovin from New York, New York