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Publisher's Summary

Learn another language the way you learnt your own.
You learnt your own language naturally and enjoyably: now you can learn Dutch in the same way. You'll stick with it because you'll love it.

Use the unique method perfected over 50 years by the celebrated psychologist and linguist Michel Thomas.

This method works with your brain, helping you to build up your Dutch in manageable, enjoyable steps by thinking out the answers for yourself.

You learn through listening and speaking: without the pressure of writing or memorising.

You pick up the language naturally and unforgettably.This is the first two hours of the eight-hour Dutch Foundation Course. Join teacher Cobie Adkins-de Jong and two students in a live lesson, and within the first hour you will be able to construct simple phrases. You will learn the language with the students, hearing both their successes and their mistakes to keep you motivated and involved throughout the course.
Join the millions of people worldwide who have learnt a new language with the Michel Thomas Method.
©2008 Thomas Keymaster Languages LLC; (P)2008 Hodder and Stoughton
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Critic Reviews

"A genuinely new way of learning a language." ( Daily Mail)
"Michel Thomas is a precious find indeed." ( The Guardian)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Tina Tipton on 07-02-13

Contains all the content of Lesson 1 and 2

This is an excellent product. The teacher was easy to understand and I have progressed more than I thought possible. Be aware that this Intro Lesson also contains all the content of Lesson 2- which I also purchased. I will be returning Lesson 2 and purchasing Lesson 3.

Learning languages has always been difficult for me. With the Michel Thomas method, I don't feel stressed and am definitely learning not only vocabulary but grammar.

I highly recommend this series.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Matt on 09-18-12

Excellent Introductory Course

Would you listen to Michel Thomas Method again? Why?

Yes, I've actually been trying to find an intermediate course on audible but no such luck quite yet.

I'm the kind of person who basically thought I couldn't learn a new language. Not because I wasn't intelligent enough, but because I couldn't find the time or patience to do so. This audiobook was perfect for the drive to and from work. I also listened it at home sometimes. If you listen to each section a couple of times, you can really start to pick it up. They do a really great job of slowly introducing each new lesson and word/verbage. Everything builds upon previous lessons very well.

While this won't teach you absolutely everything you need to know. I now feel very comfortable learning the rest of the language with a solid foundation of sentence structure and key words/verbs.

What did you like best about this story?

That it wasn't a story?

Which scene was your favorite?

When the hunter saved the girl from the tower.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I cried when the male student consistently made errors.

Any additional comments?

Great deal for the small price and quality.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Dan on 03-02-09

It's like being in a real class!!

Brilliant method of learning a new language. Much easier than other courses available. If you want to learn Dutch quickly and without hassle this is the course for you...

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5 out of 5 stars
By eva on 12-31-10

it actually works!

i am very happy with this audio book and have today just purchased the next grade. It really really helps when learning a language. The best part about it is the style in which it is thought in. If you like the free sample you will not be dissapointed with the purchase :)

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5 out of 5 stars
By Rose Russo on 09-14-16

Excellent

This Introductory Dutch course follows a good teaching principle of starting from the 'known' and moving to the unknown by starting with words that are the same in English, or similar to the Dutch language. From there intuitive advances are developed, all within a classroom setting with two genuine students working with an encouraging teacher. I found this a clever and effective structure to build some Dutch language foundation.

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