Learn French - Survival Phrases French, Volume 1: Lessons 1-30

  • by Innovative Language Learning
  • Narrated by FrenchPod101.com
  • 2 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Start speaking French in minutes, and grasp the language, culture and customs in just minutes more with Survival Phrases - French, a completely new way to learn Basic French fast! Survival Phrases - French, will have you speaking with proper pronunciation from the very first lesson and prepare you with cultural insight, travel tips and other information to utterly shock and amaze your friends and family, travel companions and people you meet along the way. ,p>- Are you about to travel to France? - Do you need basic French and proper etiquette for business reasons? - Do you have a French speaking partner, family or friends? - Are you a fan of French films, culture, or history, and want to start learning the French language? Whatever your reasons are, we've designed Survival Phrases - French with YOU in mind, so that you will get immensely satisfying results FAST.These 30 short and effective audio lessons will allow you to: - speak French before the end of your first lesson - use your newly learned French in everyday situations - understand the culture, customs, and people of France - order the food you want in restaurants - ask directions and travel by taxi, train, bus and car with confidence - master manners, etiquette, customs so you don't embarrass yourself- visit or host French guests with confidence - introduce yourself, friends and family - learn to ask for help and avoid danger and tourist traps - learn travel tips and the "do's" and "don'ts" from the experienced host This is NOT a vocabulary builder with just words and their translations. Unlike other audiobooks, we actually TEACH French and French culture. Each lesson is TAUGHT by a professional, bi-lingual teacher! Listen to the preview now! Features: -30 audio lessons with key phrases, vocab, cultural insight, and practice - 2+ hours! - downloadable lesson notes corresponding to each lesson, 50+ pages - view phrases and vocab on your iPod or iPhone Downloads in minutes!

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Okay but too complex for survival

Overall, this is an okay product but I felt that some of the phrases are too complex for the non French speaker. If you said them correctly and a French speaker responded, you would have no idea what they were saying to you. Some sections on volume 2 might have been better in volume 1. I did enjoy the social and cultural tips. And each lesson followed the same format with repeated pronunciation examples. But if the narrator had said "bon chance" and explained what it meant one more time I might have thrown my Kindle out the window.
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- Marie

Excellent!

Where does Learn French - Survival Phrases French, Volume 1 rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

The narrator is excellent, his style of delivery is clear and refreshing. I like his fast pace too, its not too fast to follow along at all, but perfect if you are serious about learning and want to work to achieve some degree of fluency quickly. I have several mps or cds and use this one the most. Agreed, if youre just taking a quick trip and have no real interest in the language you may just want to buy a short guide to get you through. But I do feel this audio is very useful for a short term traveler who wants to feel more comfortable.


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- Firstsnow

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-27-2009
  • Publisher: Innovative Language Learning