Pimsleur Spanish Conversational Course - Level 1 Lessons 1-16 CD

Pimsleur Spanish Conversational Course - Level 1 Lessons 1-16 CD

Learn to Speak and Understand Latin American Spanish with Pimsleur Language Programs

  • Format: CD
  • Lessons: 16
  • ISBN: 9780743550451
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  • List Price: $49.95

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Description

Includes Lessons 1-16 from the Level 1 program on 8 CDs (8 hrs).

Pimsleur® equals success. Just one 30-minute lesson a day gets you speaking and understanding like no other program.

This course includes Lessons 1-16 from the Spanish Level 1 program - 8 hours of audio-only effective language learning with real-life spoken practice sessions. 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. Topics include: greetings, numbers, meals, shopping, telling time, scheduling activities, and asking and giving directions. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension, and on learning to speak Spanish.

The Spanish Language
Spanish is the official language of 19 Latin American nations, as well as Spain, the Dominican Republic, and Cuba. Further, it’s one of the six official languages recognized by the United Nations. Pimsleur's Spanish programs teach an educated Latin American Spanish, featuring speakers from Colombia and Mexico. Students can expect to understand the lessons clearly and to be understood by Spanish speakers everywhere.

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Pimsleur Spanish Conversational Course - Level 1 Lessons 1-16 CD
 
4.6

(based on 40 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (35)
  • It works (30)
  • Portable (30)
  • Fun (19)
  • Perfects accent (18)

Cons

  • No writing component (12)
  • Time commitment (3)

Best Uses

  • Self-improvement (28)
  • Travel (28)
  • Fun (12)
  • Business/work (10)
  • Family background/heritage (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Traveler (22), Business person (14), Government employee (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

3 times better than next competitor

I went through this in my car and recommend it to Everyone who wants to (or should) learn a language - travelers, immigrants, refugees, multi-cultural marriages, etc.

It teaches...Read complete review

I went through this in my car and recommend it to Everyone who wants to (or should) learn a language - travelers, immigrants, refugees, multi-cultural marriages, etc.

It teaches practical basics, always explains in english - so you're not left wondering what something means. Teaches phrases, and then uses those phrases in different ways to beef up your actual capacity to speak.

The first time I listened to a Pimsleur lesson - I could hardly concentrate on the language, because I was so Excited by the method that I was hearing. After I eventually calmed down, I was able to learn at a pace that is UN-matched by any other language learning software - towards the end of actually being able to SPEAK the language.

I recommend Levels 1-3 especially - since 4 & 5 seemed mainly like just vocabulary.

When I wanted to study abroad out of desperation to learn, I got this, and realized I could put that travel phase off for awhile... in fact, this is excellent preparation to going on a trip abroad. 6+ stars :-)

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not enough general info

I like the concept of listening and repeating. I do not like that it spent so much time on drinking and buying things. But never once got into asking questions like where is the...Read complete review

I like the concept of listening and repeating. I do not like that it spent so much time on drinking and buying things. But never once got into asking questions like where is the store and where is the bank? Things you might want to do at a beginner level. Plus where you are from...but never how to say My name is_____

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5.0

Great way to learn a language

By Cam

from MD

About Me Business person

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • Fun
  • Portable

Cons

  • For longer sentences need more time to responded

Best Uses

  • Business/Work
  • Self-improvement

Comments about Pimsleur Spanish Conversational Course - Level 1 Lessons 1-16 CD:

So far so good.... It's been good with having the repetition for reinforcement... Makes grasping the language easier.

Service and delivery comments:

Product arrived in great condition and on time

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

3 times better than next competitor

By Abby

from Rural, Virginia

About Me Business person, Love Learning

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • It Works
  • Totally Audio

Cons

  • No Transcripts

Best Uses

  • Speaking

Comments about Pimsleur Spanish Conversational Course - Level 1 Lessons 1-16 CD:

I went through this in my car and recommend it to Everyone who wants to (or should) learn a language - travelers, immigrants, refugees, multi-cultural marriages, etc.

It teaches practical basics, always explains in english - so you're not left wondering what something means. Teaches phrases, and then uses those phrases in different ways to beef up your actual capacity to speak.

The first time I listened to a Pimsleur lesson - I could hardly concentrate on the language, because I was so Excited by the method that I was hearing. After I eventually calmed down, I was able to learn at a pace that is UN-matched by any other language learning software - towards the end of actually being able to SPEAK the language.

I recommend Levels 1-3 especially - since 4 & 5 seemed mainly like just vocabulary.

When I wanted to study abroad out of desperation to learn, I got this, and realized I could put that travel phase off for awhile... in fact, this is excellent preparation to going on a trip abroad. 6+ stars :-)

Service and delivery comments:

Spanish levels 4 and 5 were more like vocab boosters, and really not as helpful as the first three.

Please provide transcripts of the lessons.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Not enough general info

By Ducky

from Medford, OR

About Me Business person, Traveler

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • It Works
  • Portable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Self-improvement
    • Travel

    Comments about Pimsleur Spanish Conversational Course - Level 1 Lessons 1-16 CD:

    I like the concept of listening and repeating. I do not like that it spent so much time on drinking and buying things. But never once got into asking questions like where is the store and where is the bank? Things you might want to do at a beginner level. Plus where you are from...but never how to say My name is_____

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    The program is amazing!

    By Diana

    from North Hollywood, CA

    About Me Business person, Traveler

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to use
    • Fun
    • It Works
    • Portable

    Cons

    • No writing component

    Best Uses

    • Self-improvement
    • Travel

    Comments about Pimsleur Spanish Conversational Course - Level 1 Lessons 1-16 CD:

    I am only half way done with my level one Spanish conversational program and I already could have a small talk. Cannot recommend enought!

    (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    excellent

    By like language

    from phoenix

    About Me Government employee

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Pimsleur Spanish Conversational Course - Level 1 Lessons 1-16 CD:

      I have been studying Spanish on my own for a number of years. I can read quite well. But I need to improve conversationally. This is a great aid for boosting your listening and speaking skills.

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