Learn another language the way you learnt your own You learnt your own language naturally and enjoyably: now you can learn Japanese 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 Japanese 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 Japanese Foundation Course An eight-hour, 100% audio method for learning Japanese, written by teachers Helen Gilhooly and Niamh Kelly. Join Helen Gilhooly, native speaker Mikiko Kurose 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 Japanese. Join the millions of people worldwide who have learnt a new language with the Michel Thomas Method Contents:8 CDs plus booklet with Japanese phrases in romaji transliteration and English translation
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Helen Gilhooly is Director of the Language Faculty at Aldercar Community Language College, Derbyshire, UK and has taught Japanese at Nottingham University. She is author of various 'Teach Yourself' Japanese courses. Niamh Kelly is Lecturer in the Japanese Department at Dublin City University, Ireland.Review:
"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 "Michel Thomas is a precious find indeed." -- The Guardian "Thomas makes it simple" -- Sunday Times "Michel's methods will teach you effectively and easily" -- Daily Star "Hugely inspiring" -- Red "Ideal for any business traveller who needs to be able to get around confidently." -- Sunday Business "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
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Book Description Hodder & Stoughton, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: N/A. A very good copy of this eight hour audio Michel Thomas method of learning Japanese through listening and speaking using a native Japanese speaker. Contains eight CDs (iPod/mp3 audio compatible) and a reference booklet. Contained within a card box which shows some wear to corners. All proceeds from this sale go to Oxfam. Bookseller Inventory # 003110