Pimsleur French Level 1 Lessons  1-5 MP3

Pimsleur French Level 1 Lessons 1-5 MP3

Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language Programs

  • Format: MP3
  • Lessons: 5
  • ISBN: 9781442307322
  • Availability: In Stock: Available for immediate download
  • List Price: $21.95

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Description

Includes 5 lessons as MP3 download (2.5 hrs), plus User’s Guide.

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 Lesson 1-5 from the French Level 1 program featuring 2.5 hours of language instruction. 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 French. A User’s Guide is included.

The French Language
French is spoken by 55 million speakers in France, 3 million in Belgium, 1.5 million in Switzerland, 6.5 million in Canada, and 5 million in former French and Belgian colonies. It is an official language in 44 countries and an official language of the United Nations. An estimated 50 million people around the world speak French as a second language.

Tech Talk
- Lessons can be downloaded using the Pimsleur Course Manager App for iPad, iPhone and Android devices, and Mac or Windows computers, or
- Lessons can be downloaded as a zip file for use in iTunes or Windows Media Player.
- All purchased courses are backed up in your Pimsleur.com cloud-based digital library account.
- Lessons can be played on your iPod or any MP3 player.
- The Pimsleur Course Manager App can be installed on several devices for personal use only.
- Lessons are non-DRM (Digital Rights Management) MP3 files and can be copied onto a CD or DVD for playing in a CD/DVD player.

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REVIEWS SUMMARY

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Pimsleur French Level 1 Lessons 1-5 MP3
 
4.3

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (14)
  • It works (13)
  • Fun (9)
  • Perfects accent (9)
  • Portable (9)

Cons

  • No writing component (3)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Self-improvement (13)
  • Travel (12)
  • Fun (11)
  • Business/work (5)
  • Family background/heritage (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Traveler (10), Business person (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Portuguese, Spanish and now French

This is my 3rd language course.

I've used Pimsleur since 1998 (cassettes). I lived in Brazil and use Portuguese 1 & II. It was a great help and provided a...Read complete review

This is my 3rd language course.

I've used Pimsleur since 1998 (cassettes). I lived in Brazil and use Portuguese 1 & II. It was a great help and provided a good foundation on pronunciation.

When I move back to USA, I took 1 & 2 Spanish (CD's). I travel to Latin America 3-4 times a year. I can always communicate. Probably not fluent, but I can take care of what I need to .

Now, I found out that I was going to Paris for a week, so I thought I would try Pimsleur French. (MP3). I had about 4 weeks notice that I would be traveling to France, so I started with lessons 1-5. I then bought lessons 6-10. I'm only on lesson 9, but I think it will be worthwhile, just so I can get by with some basic communication. I will probably buy lessons 11-15 and then will probably be through with French.

I like the way I can purchase 5 lessons at a time. This may be my one and only trip to France, so when I return, I will probably not continue with the French courses.

I have never regretted any of the money I've spent nor the time I invested in Pimsleur.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Poor service/high pay

Horrible customer service, not the greatest website design (or app for that matter), and not very reasonable pricing. Well, the product is not that bad, but definitely not worth that much....Read complete review

Horrible customer service, not the greatest website design (or app for that matter), and not very reasonable pricing. Well, the product is not that bad, but definitely not worth that much.
In short, whatever good I got from the few lessons I bought wasn't worth all I had to go through, (or the amount I paid)

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5.0

good but not cheap

By Og

from New Orleans

About Me teacher and life-long learner, Traveler

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Expensive

Best Uses

  • Family background/Heritage
  • Just for fun
  • Self-improvement
  • Travel

Comments about Pimsleur French Level 1 Lessons 1-5 MP3:

Good method. Easy to use regularly and in little bites.

Service and delivery comments:

great delivery.

 
4.0

Learning French is easy

By Dallas

from Culver City, CA

About Me Traveler

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Expensive

Best Uses

  • Just for fun
  • Self-improvement
  • Travel

Comments about Pimsleur French Level 1 Lessons 1-5 MP3:

My commute passes quickly when I am doing my French lessons.

Service and delivery comments:

Yes

 
3.0

Great Customer Service

By Esteeina

from Somerset, NJ

About Me Business person, Student, Traveler

Pros

  • It Works

Cons

  • Time commitment

Best Uses

  • Business/Work
  • Just for fun
  • Self-improvement
  • Travel

Comments about Pimsleur French Level 1 Lessons 1-5 MP3:

I've enjoyed all the languages I've purchased.

Service and delivery comments:

I was locked out of my account having changed my email address. The customer service rep., Tracy was extremely helpful. I was able to access my account successfully and my languages were all in tack.

 
5.0

This is a great way to learn French

By MisterGlobal

from New York

About Me Business person, Traveler

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • It Works
  • Portable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Business/Work
    • Self-improvement
    • Travel

    Comments about Pimsleur French Level 1 Lessons 1-5 MP3:

    This is an excellent and efficient way to learn French. I have already used the Arabic and Spanish products and within a week I could already speak and understand others using these languages. I'm now speaking a little French and with continued perseverance my ability will only improve. Although you can listen to each lesson once my preferred method is to listen to each lesson 2 or 3 times before moving on to the next lesson.

    Service and delivery comments:

    My digital download works great on both my iPhone and on my laptop. The download was quick and worked great the first time.

     
    5.0

    Very happy, great method!

    By Kathy

    from Athens, Greece

    About Me Traveler

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to use
    • It Works
    • Perfects Accent

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Just for fun
      • Self-improvement

      Comments about Pimsleur French Level 1 Lessons 1-5 MP3:

      I love it!

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