Pimsleur Chinese (Mandarin) Basic Course - Level 1 Lessons 1-10 CD

Pimsleur Chinese (Mandarin) Basic Course - Level 1 Lessons 1-10 CD

Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
  • This Edition: CD
  • Lessons: 10
  • ISBN: 9780743550758
  • Availability: In Stock: Usually ships within 1 business day
  • List Price: $24.95

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Description

Includes Lessons 1-10 from the Level 1 program on 5 CDs (5 hrs).

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!
This course includes Lessons 1-10 from the Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1 program - 5 hours of audio-only effective language learning with real-life spoken practice sessions. Get a chance to test drive the incredibly effective and efficient, world-famous Pimsleur Level 1 Program. 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. Practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons is included in each lesson. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension, and on learning to speak Mandarin Chinese.

The Mandarin Chinese Language
Over one billion people speak Chinese. The two most common dialects are Mandarin and Cantonese. They are not mutually intelligible. Mandarin is the official language in Mainland China, Taiwan, and Singapore. The Mandarin dialect is used in most Chinese schools, and in most TV programs, movies, and radio stations throughout the country, even in Guangzhou (formerly Canton), where people speak Cantonese in their daily lives. Mandarin is one of the six official languages of the United Nations.

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5.0

Amazing product

By Annie

from Ohio

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • Fun
  • It Works
  • Perfects Accent
  • Portable

Cons

  • Expensive
  • No writing component

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    Comments about Chinese (Mandarin), Basic:

    I have been using this product in addition to learning in a classroom setting. I definitely get alot out of Pimsleur that I wouldn't necessarily get out of class. It teaches you comprehension and sentence structure. I am truly enjoying my 1/2 hour a day. Usually I try to listen to the same lesson more than once, this is really helpful. I really enjoy using this method and think most would too. Would really like to have Pimsleur 4 available as well!!

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