Pimsleur Spanish Levels 1-2 MP3

Pimsleur Spanish Levels 1-2 MP3

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

  • Format: MP3 ( Also available in: CD )
  • Lessons: 60
  • ISBN: 9781442346734
  • Availability: In Stock: Available for immediate download
  • List Price: $230.00

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Includes 60 lessons and reading instruction as MP3 download (32 hrs), plus 2 Reading Booklets and User’s Guide.

The Easiest and Fastest Way to Learn Spanish
Did you know that Spanish is the world’s second most commonly spoken language? For Americans, it’s one of the easiest to learn, and you won’t find anything faster or easier than the Pimsleur® Method. Even knowing a little bit of Spanish will make travel to Latin America or Spanish-speaking countries a breeze. Whether you want to travel, communicate with friends or colleagues, reconnect with family, or just understand more of what’s going on in the world around you, learning Spanish will expand your horizons and immeasurably enrich your life.

The best part is that it doesn’t have to be difficult or take years to master. Thirty minutes a day is all it takes, and we get you speaking right from the first day. Pimsleur courses use a scientifically-proven method that puts you in control of your learning. If you’ve tried other language learning methods but found they simply didn’t stick, then you owe it to yourself to give Pimsleur a try.

Why Pimsleur?
- Quick + Easy – Only 30 minutes a day.
- Portable + Flexible – Core lessons can be done anytime, anywhere, and easily fit into your busy life.
- Proven Method – Works when other methods fail.
- Self-Paced – Go fast or go slow – it’s up to you.
- Based in Science – Developed using proven research on memory and learning.
- Cost-effective – Less expensive than classes or immersion, and features all native speakers.
- Genius – Triggers your brain’s natural aptitude to learn.
- Works for everyone – Recommended for ages 13 and above.

What’s Included?
- 60, 30-minute audio lessons
- 2 hours of reading instruction to provide you with an introduction to reading Spanish
- in total, 32 hours of audio, all featuring native speakers
- a Reading Booklet for each Level and a User’s Guide

What You’ll Learn
This Spanish program includes all of Pimsleur's Spanish Levels 1 & 2. With this program you start from zero, first learning survival phrases and vocabulary, and eventually progressing to a mid-intermediate level of speaking, understanding, and reading Spanish.

Every lesson contains an introductory conversation, and isolated vocabulary and structures, as well as full practice for all vocabulary introduced. Emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension. At the completion of this course, you’ll be able to speak comfortably about things that happened in the past and make plans for the future; you’ll speak confidently using your wide-ranging vocabulary, and experience the Spanish language and culture with a deepening insight.

Reading Lessons are included to provide you with an introduction to reading Spanish. These lessons, which total about one hour for each level, are designed to teach you to sound out words with correct pronunciation and accent.

The Pimsleur Method
We make no secret of what makes this powerful method work so well. Paul Pimsleur spent his career researching and perfecting the precise elements anyone can use to learn a language quickly and easily. Here are a few of his “secrets”:

The Principle of Anticipation
In the nanosecond between a cue and your response, your brain has to work to come up with the right word. Having to do this boosts retention, and cements the word in your mind.

Core Vocabulary
Words, phrases, and sentences are selected for their usefulness in everyday conversation. We don’t overwhelm you with too much, but steadily increase your ability with every lesson.

Graduated Interval Recall
Reminders of new words and structures come up at the exact interval for maximum retention and storage into your long-term memory.

Organic Learning
You work on multiple aspects of the language simultaneously. We integrate grammar, vocabulary, rhythm, melody, and intonation into every lesson, which allows you to experience the language as a living, expressive form of human culture.

Learning in Context
Research has shown that learning new words in context dramatically accelerates your ability to remember. Every scene in every Pimsleur lesson is set inside a conversation between two people. There are no drills, and no memorization necessary for success.

Active Participation
The Pimsleur Method + active learner participation = success. This method works with every language and every learner who follows it. You gain the power to recall and use what you know, and to add new words easily, exactly as you do in English.

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.

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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  • Easy to use (18)
  • It works (18)
  • Portable (18)
  • Fun (11)
  • Perfects accent (8)

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MUY BIEN!!!!! (Very good)

Bought 1-2 Spanish. Love it. Thirty minute lessons. Have made it through half. I listen/speak in the mornings, and sometimes will repeat in the evenings. I thought it moved too...Read complete review

Bought 1-2 Spanish. Love it. Thirty minute lessons. Have made it through half. I listen/speak in the mornings, and sometimes will repeat in the evenings. I thought it moved too quick at first, but you need that to actually start to converse with others! Just like anything, if you want to succeed you need to put in a little effort. Wish I would have bought this and P90x years ago!!!! lol... I can not say enough good things...in any language!!!

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the lessons start off well but soon the overall problem of the approach becomes evident: it is not obvious how the spoken word is in writing i.e. a written compendium is essential to...Read complete review

the lessons start off well but soon the overall problem of the approach becomes evident: it is not obvious how the spoken word is in writing i.e. a written compendium is essential to include. Also the conjugation of verbs should be explained, while they are being used. The P-approach may be useful for those who do not understand the structure of languages and learn them by just listening to them. Also th ereading book is useless as it lacks any explanations or translations.

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5.0

Already have French as well

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Amazing

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  • Fun
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  • Perfects Accent
  • Portable

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    • Self-improvement
    • Travel

    Comments about Pimsleur Spanish Levels 1-2 MP3:

    I LOVE it. I tried other programs and could remember a few words here and there, but i am onky on lesson 7 and can already understand a speak a little. I love it. i am completely immersed in the language. Im so excited. I always wanted to learn Spanish and now i know i will. Thank you.

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    5.0

    A simple easy approach to conversational Spanish

    By Ron

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    Comments about Pimsleur Spanish Levels 1-2 MP3:

    It is great! I can go though lessons on my phone while driving to & from work or on my PC while at home. and it's conversational Spanish so I'm not bogged down worrying about Spelling and Grammar. Since all I want to do is Speak Spanish right now it's a perfect match to my needs.

     
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    Would buy this anytime

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    Love it so easy
    Always listen when I have a free minute or when I'm driving to work
    It's great

     
    5.0

    Great program for learning on the go!

    By Victoria

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    Comments about Pimsleur Spanish Levels 1-2 MP3:

    Excellent program. Tried Rosetta Stone and it just wasn't right but this gives you a way to learn Spanish or any language while on the road. Even though I don't always get every lesson the first time, by listening to a tape a day, it finally sinks in. As an "older student" and a working professional, this is the best way to learn. No wasted time while in the car driving.

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    Do not read the other reviews, your search ends here. This tool is extremely easy and comprehensive. It explains grammar rules and pronunciation. It provides proven methods for memory retention such as repetition and sound isolation. I LOVE this course! I highly recommend this!
    Anya from Seattle, Washington