The Pimsleur Difference
Includes 30 lessons and reading instruction (16 hours) as MP3 download, plus PDF user’s guide and reading booklet
Italian is the official language of Italy and San Marino, and an official language of Switzerland, Croatia, and Slovenia. It is spoken by about 58 million in Italy, 24,000 in San Marino, 840,000 in Switzerland, another million in other European
countries, and 5 million in North and South America.
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! Italian Phase 1, Lessons 1-30 includes 15 hours of
spoken language practice and one hour of reading instruction in thirty, 30-minute lessons.
In the first 10 lessons, you’ll cover the basics: saying hello, asking for or giving information, scheduling a meal or a meeting, asking for or giving basic directions, and much more. You’ll be able to handle minimum courtesy
requirements, understand much of what you hear, and be understood at a beginning level, but with nearnative pronunciation skills.
In the next 10 lessons, you’ll build on what you’ve learned. Expand your menu, increase your scheduling abilities from general to specific, start to deal with currency and exchanging money, refine your conversations and add over a
hundred new vocabulary items. You’ll understand more of what you hear, and be able to participate with speech that is smoother and more confident. In the final 10 lessons of Phase 1, you’ll be speaking and understanding at an
In this phase, more directions are given in the target language, which moves your learning to a whole new plane. Lessons include shopping, visiting friends, going to a restaurant, plans for the evening, car trips, and talking about family.
You’ll be able to speak comfortably about things that happened in the past and make plans for the future.
Reading Lessons are included and start at Unit 9 to provide you with an introduction to reading Italian. These lessons, which total about one hour, are designed to teach you to sound out words with correct pronunciation and accent. A Reading
Booklet to be used with the audio lessons is also included in PDF format.
Includes 16 lessons on 8 CDsItalian is the official language of Italy and San Marino, and an official language of Switzerland, Croatia, and Slovenia. It is spoken by about 58 million in Italy, 24,000 in San Marino, 840,000 in Switzerland, another million in other European
countries, and 5 million in North and South America.Sixteen 30-minute lessons of spoken Italian language instruction. These sixteen lessons are the same as the first sixteen lesson of Pimsleur’s 30-Unit Comprehensive Program.Each lesson includes an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures and includes practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons.Essential grammar and vocabulary. Topics include: greetings, numbers, meals, shopping, telling time, scheduling activities, and asking and giving directions.No mindless repetition! Converse with native speakers in natural (and useful!) conversations. Easy, fast, fun and effective language acquisition.Completely Audio – anytime, anywhere. No computer necessary! Unlike expensive software programs which tie learners to a computer, Pimsleur courses are available in CD or mp3 format to meet your needs.Receive an instant credit of $150 to trade up from the Conversational to the full Level 1 Comprehensive CD course.Pimsleur® equals success. Just one 30-minute lesson a day gets you speaking and understanding like no other program.
Experience The Method That Changed Language Learning Forever.Pimsleur Unlimited combines the interactivity of software-based learning tools with the convenience and power of the portable Pimsleur Method. Pimsleur Italian Unlimited Level 1 includes the following:Approximately 15 hours of audio language instruction in 30 daily lessons featuring the proven Pimsleur Method, 19 Reading Lessons to introduce you to reading Italian, 30 Speak Easy conversations help you to fine-tune your conversational skills, Over 300 digital flash cards allow you to review and practice your new language, Quick Match interactive phrase game has up to 300 questions to challenge you, Exclusive access to Pimsleur’s audio chat rooms, where you can sign up for small group language & cultural sessions with Pimsleur Ambassadors, Spectacular high resolution travel photographs to enhance your cultural education, Allows for 4 users on up to 4 devices. Nearly 50 years ago, Dr. Paul Pimsleur developed a method that transformed language learning. Since then, millions have used this system to begin to speak and understand a new language effortlessly. You can too.Learn Fast Still only 30 minutes a day, Pimsleur audio lessons are completely portable; use them in the car, at the gym, or while out for a walk. In addition, Pimsleur Unlimited harnesses the power of your computer, integrating the audio and reading lessons
with “Speak Easy” conversations, which pull you into the culture, fixing rhythm and intonation in your mind, and helping you to develop a near-native accent. Review on Your Terms Reinforce what you’ve learned quickly and effectively with flash cards. Created to help you practice the most-essential vocabulary, the cards contain words and short phrases from the Audio Lessons. The “Quick Match” interactive
phrase game will help you to challenge yourself with longer phrases and sentences in a fun and fast-paced new way. Brush up, or dive deep — it’s all up to you. Engage the World Pimsleur Unlimited takes you from learning a language to living it. All-audio virtual rooms connect you with cultural sessions designed to broaden your knowledge and expand your skills.Expand Your Horizons. Reconnect with Your Heritage. Travel with Confidence. Experience language learning like never before. Pimsleur Unlimited: easy, engaging, and fun.Audio lessons can be easily exported to the folder where you keep your iTunes® or MP3 files, and then moved to your iPod® or other portable audio player. Pimsleur Unlimited is designed for use by one registered user, plus up to three
household members, and may be installed on up to four devices.Product includes a DVD data disc with the Pimsleur Unlimited software application.Read more about the Pimsleur Method