Michel Thomas Method: Mandarin Chinese Foundation Course (Michel Thomas Series)

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9780340957264: Michel Thomas Method: Mandarin Chinese Foundation Course (Michel Thomas Series)

Learn another language the way you learnt your own You learnt your own language naturally and enjoyably: now you can learn Mandarin in the same way. You'll stick with it because you'll love it * Use the unique method perfected over fifty years by the celebrated psychologist and linguist Michel Thomas. * This method works with your brain, helping you to build up your Mandarin 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. The NEW Mandarin Chinese Foundation Course An eight-hour, 100% audio method for learning Mandarin Chinese. Join Michel Thomas Method teacher Harold Goodman and native speaker Jingtao Deng 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. By the end, you will have the confidence to understand and speak Mandarin.Join the millions of people worldwide who have learnt a new language with the Michel Thomas Method Contents: 8 CDs plus booklet with Mandarin phrases in English translation and transliterated into Roman script

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Dr Harold Goodman is a physician and surgeon, who had Michel Thomas as his teacher for nearly ten years. During this time Michel Thomas's goal was not to teach Dr Goodman a specific language (though he did instruct him in two of the languages he taught) but to train him to understand his method of teaching - which he then used to teach others, with great success. Dr Goodman teaches and practises in the United States.

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"A genuine breakthrough in teaching Mandarin" -- The Guardian "A great way to learn; it's fast and it lasts". -- The Daily Telegraph "Five minutes into the first CD, you already feel like you're winning." -- Time Out 10/10. Within half an hour, all of my concerns about the tonal system and mastering Chinese characters had been dispelled, and the near-hypnotic delivery had me totally relaxed... For the grammar-phobic, this method is perfect. -- Sunday Times Travel Magazine 20100301 "Michel Thomas is a precious find indeed." -- The Guardian 20100301 "Thomas makes it simple" -- Sunday Times 20100301 "Michel's methods will teach you effectively and easily" -- Daily Star 20100301 "Hugely inspiring" -- Red 20100301 "Ideal for any business traveller who needs to be able to get around confidently." -- Sunday Business 20100301 Moving along at a relaxed, slow pace, punctuated by amusing anecdotes and jokes from the teacher, the new words, phrases and language rules are gently introduced and reinforced through subtle repetition without ever being tedious. In fact, despite a distinct emphasis on non-work, the course proves very effective and enjoyable, and its format is ideal for learning anywhere you like. So, if you only want to learn to speak the language, this course is highly recommended. -- Top Real Travel Product, Real Travel 20080601 "Excellent for learning ... This entirely audio course is easy to use and quickly results in some useful ability in the new language. Great for the car." -- Adventure Travel 20080601 "A genuine breakthrough in teaching Mandarin" -- The Guardian 20080601

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Goodman, Harold
Published by Hodder Education (2007)
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