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Publisher's Summary

Rapid Japanese: The Musical Brain Trainer, a genuine breakthrough and your easy and effective access to the Japanese language. Earworms MBT is a revolutionary accelerated learning technique that takes the hard work out of learning.
By listening to these specially composed melodies with their rhythmic repetitions of Japanese and English a few times, you pick up over 200 essential words and phrases that will not just be on the tip of your tongue, but will be burned deeply into your long-term memory in next to no time.
If you like music, and want to make rapid progress without any formal knowledge of language learning, Earworms MBT Rapid Japanese is the course for you.
Volume 1 is your survival kit of essential words and phrases to get you by on your trip abroad.
You will feel you are learning within minutes and might just be amazed by how easy acquiring a language can be!
© and (P)2006 earworms mbt
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By Carsten on 09-16-07

Bad Soundquality

Bad soundquality makes it very difficult to hear the exact pronounciation oft the japanese phrases. That's unfortunate because the recording is contentwise quite useful.

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By Evelyn Storm on 07-24-07

Great, for what it is.

Memorization to a catchy little tune. . .believe it or not, it works. The readers are very clear, and the available free pdf sheet is a great help.

Understand before you begin, that this is good for a very, very short trip to Japan. You'll be able to order in a restaurant, tell the taxi driver to take you to the airport, ask if you can pay by credit card, etc. They do get rather a lot into the hour long program.

Please remember though, (which, of course, I didn't) it's an hour long program. You will not be able to converse with native Japanese people beyond these very limited phrases. You will definitely not be able to turn off the subtitles on your favorite Japanese movies. You'll still be absolutely clueless when it comes to trying to read Japanese characters. I would love to see a language instruction course based on this rhythmic theory, but with some hint of sentence structure, grammar, etc.

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By Steven on 07-26-06

Sceptical at the start ...

What can I say ... I was sceptical at first when i purchased this title, ?9.49 for a basic Japanese language course, but let me put that scepticism to rest here and now ... this course is great & well worth the money ... think the Ronseal advertisment ... 'does exactly what it says on the tin!
There is no work on formal written japanese text but lets be honest, i think being able to speak enough basic japanese to get by will be enough for most people !
Like myself, i'm sure that you all remember learning french or whatever at school and how boring or how much of a chore it was ! Well the Earworms learning aid makes practicing the language a fun and enjoyable time! I actually look forward to practicing the course! If only i'd have had this or one off the other language courses by Earworms, I would have surely continued studying a language of some description before now !

I've only had the course just under a week but im quiet able and confident in my ability to use what i have learnt from the course itself. The reason for purchasing the course is due to a possible job offer in Japan and i would like to be able to pass myself intially while i'm there.

Great course, great layout, great results after only a few days ! Check it out and see what you think !

Though i do have to point out, like all things, you have to want to learn the material and for people who already have a baisc knowledge fo the language, i would imagine you should sit tight until volume 2 comes out !

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By Naomi on 07-17-10

Excellent learning system

An innovative way to learn! I found the idea of learning Japanese quite daunting, but this way of learning made it relatively painless. The music and repetition seems to make it stick! The teachers have lovely voices, which makes it very easy to listen to. Recommended.

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