Dr. Paul Pimsleur said that with the right method, anyone who had the drive and the need to learn a foreign language could do it. Innate intelligence doesn’t matter, nor innate musical ability. What does matter is perseverance and a willingness to try. ... (Read More)
There is much that goes in to determining how difficult a language is to learn. At the Foreign Service Institute (FSI), language difficulty is measured by the number of hours of classroom study it takes to “master” the language ... (Read More)
Dr. Pimsleur’s Method uses a limited vocabulary to teach the structure and the common sounds of the language, and embedding cultural information and pronunciation practice into every lesson. By starting with Pimsleur, you get the core learning up front ... (Read More)
I am thrilled that I can actually communicate conversationally in Swahili and I'm only on Lesson 12! It works!