Basic French I: Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language Programs

Basic French I: Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language Programs

by Pimsleur, Pimsleur Staff

Audiobook(CD - 2nd Edition, Revised, 10 Lessons)

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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!

This course includes Lessons 1-10 from the French Level 1 program - 5 hours of audio-only effective language learning with real-life spoken practice sessions. Get a chance to test drive the incredibly effective and efficient, world-famous Pimsleur Level 1 Program. 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. Practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons is included in each lesson. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension, and on learning to speak French.

The French Language
French is spoken by 55 million speakers in France, 3 million in Belgium, 1.5 million in Switzerland, 6.5 million in Canada, and 5 million in former French and Belgian colonies. It is an official language in 44 countries and an official language of the United Nations. An estimated 50 million people around the world speak French as a second language.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780743550673
Publisher: Pimsleur
Publication date: 09/06/2005
Series: Basic Series , #1
Edition description: 2nd Edition, Revised, 10 Lessons
Pages: 5
Sales rank: 77,399
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 6.50(h) x 2.10(d)

About the Author

Dr. Paul Pimsleur devoted his life to language teaching and testing and was one of the world’s leading experts in applied linguistics. After years of experience and research, Dr. Pimsleur developed The Pimsleur Method based on two key principles: the Principle of Anticipation and a scientific principle of memory training that he called “Graduated Interval Recall.” This Method has been applied to the many levels and languages of the Pimsleur Programs.

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