German Level 1 Lessons 26-30 : Pimsleur German

  • by Pimsleur
  • Narrated by Pimsleur
  • Series: Pimsleur German
  • 3 hrs and 42 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

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!
German Level 1 Lessons 26-30 builds on material taught in prior units. 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. Each lesson contains practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension and on learning to speak German. These units contain reading lessons designed to teach you to sound out words with correct pronunciation and accent. In addition, combined reading lessons from all the units are included at the end. These lessons, which total about one hour, will provide you with an introduction to reading German. A reading booklet to be used with the audio lessons is also included in PDF format.

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Great Program with flawed execution

The first several units of German Phase 1 were excellent. As you get further along, things get more complex as you would expect, but the dead time allowed for you to come up with an answer does not increase. Of course you can hit pause, but while you're driving that's not very convenient.
Also, noun/pronoun/adjective declension is a concept completely foreign to English speakers and hard to learn. Early on, the program did a good job of clarifying endings in phrases such as "mit meiner Familie". Later in the program though the clarification went away. With the German speakers increasing in speed, endings "e", "er", and "en" become hard to distinguish.
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- John "john8791"

No reading book?

Where does German Phase 1, Units 26-30 rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I love it, however I feel that because I purchased it through Audible.com I was short changed on the reading book that the audio book mentions? how can I get that book? is a reading and writing book. Please guide me. thanks


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- Miriam

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-01-2010
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio