Review of the Living Language Starting Out In Spanish 3 Disk Audio Course
Maybe you want to start learning Spanish but you hate the idea of reading through a lot of boring books to do it. Do you dread the thought of wading through boring books in order to learn Spanish? If you do then Living Language Spanish Audio Only CD set will be for you. Don't like books? No books are necessary with this simple getting started Spanish audio course from the respected Living Language company.
The valuable topics included in this course include areas such as people, family, common everyday expressions, using numbers when you need to, home, restaurant, work, and other common situations where knowing Spanish is useful.
You'll notice the Living Language name all over the place. The company has been around since 1946 so you can trust them to deliver reliable Spanish language instruction.
Many enthusiastic and professional voices are used on the 3 disk audio of this course. An English speaking narrator guides you through the material while multiple native Spanish speakers give you the essential phrases in the authentic accent you want to learn. As the disk plays, you're given a time to repeat the phrases and practice them.
Basic Layout Of The Audio Course
The course consists of a boxed set of 3 CD audio disks and each of the lessons (which are explained below) has 9 tracks on the CD.
- Vocabulary Building I
- Take a Break I
- Vocabulary II
- Take a Break II
- Comprehension Exercise
- Bring It All Together
- Work Out / Practice
- Summary / Parting Words
Lesson Topics In This Course
|Lesson 1||People and Family|
|Lesson 4||Around the House|
|Lesson 5||Everyday Life|
|Lesson 6||At Restaurants|
|Lesson 7||At Work|
Contents Of The Audio CDs
How much time is recorded on each of the audio CDs? How many tracks are on each disk? Find out here:
|Disk||Number of Tracks||Total Time|
|Disk 1||37 tracks||74:57|
|Disk 2||38 tracks||72:07|
|Disk 3||33 tracks||72:09|
Miscellaneous Comments On This Course
- There are breaks throughout the disks where you get a chance to review the topics you've just learned.
- You can download the transcript and get the full text of the course on the company web site. The web address is given both on the package box and in the audio disk itself.
- Both the formal and informal Spanish address are taught in depth.
- Full Length Dialogues are included for
- Talking About Family
- Real Estate Agent Appointment
- House Tour
- Restaurant Directions
- For Use At The Store '
- It's narrated by a native English speaker and has more than one native Spanish speakers so you don't get bored with the same voice.
- The case is marked iPod and MP3 player compatible so the CD audio can be passed to a portable audio player for use on the go.