By listening to these specially composed melodies with their rhythmic repetitions of French and English a few times, you pick up over 200 essential words and phrases that will not just be on the tip of your tongue, but will be burned deeply into your long-term memory in next to no time.
If you like music, and want to make rapid progress without any formal knowledge of language learning, earworms mbt© Rapid French is the course for you.
Volume 1 is your survival kit of essential words and phrases to get you by on your trip abroad.
You will feel you are learning within minutes and might just be amazed by how easy acquiring a language can be!
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"complimented on my French!"
I've played this audiobook many times now, for obvious reasons, and never found it irritating or the need to shout 'Get on with it'. No.. I admit to getting in the rhythm and singing back the responses. The results have been effective, tried and tested with confidence in France.
Very good idea. Works very well in its execution with one problem. I am not sure whether I have picked that much french up.
One minute I am convinced I have and then I can't think of anything french to say.
I think that it is a problem with learning a language. I have tried to listen to some french after this and its very hard to follow.
It does work as a good introduction and I would recommend some free podcasts after this.
All in all get it - but dont imagine that you will be fluent in french at the end of it. ;)
I am one of those people who know the lyrics to music, not because I particularly like the song, but just because they are set to music, so this way of learning French really worked for me.
"teaches a few useful phrases"
Pleasant to listen to, and I wound up knowing a few useful phrases. But it does not teach you how to speak French. It started slowly, but some of the sections were too rapid and I could not catch what was being said.
Fine for what it is.
I am hooked. I downloaded volume 1 and 2 of Italian, French & Spanish in order to brush up languages I had previously learned to varying degrees. I am already wondering what language to attack next! I travel a lot with work and have the audiobooks on as I'm driving around and am already memorising words and phrases that I'd either forgotten or never knew. I don't feel that I need a book, although I have downloaded the accompanying pdf files for reference. Almost everything I can pick up straight from the recording - just as language is acquired naturally by children - listening and repeating.
In my opinion you get very little for your money with this download and for me the back ground music after the first time of listening detracts from the lessons and becomes annoying.
"Not that good"
Best to just buy a book and learn words by rote. This was pretty uninspiring
"A good quick fix"
Like any of the language courses, you get out what you put in. This course uses a music background with a native and English speaker going over French phrases and words. The course tends to provide a sentence, in English, and then in French and then breaks down all the words in the sentence, and the pronunciations for the words. The course is similar to the other earworms courses, and if you liked one of the others I imagine you'll like this one.
It's not a bad idea, although the tunes are not that great, I find that I can recall some of the sentences. A good supplement for learning, or for a quick fix before heading on holiday but it is not a good standalone course.
"Rapid French easy and effortless"
For beginners with a little school French already like me, this is an easy and effortless way to improve your French to a level enabling you to manage the basics on holiday and also to enjoy a little conversation whilst in France.
I found it simple to use by listening to the audio repeatedly which is how it is supposed to work with your mind absorbing the continuous repetition. I achieved this by listening to it frequently in the car on the way to work. When you think about it this is how we all learn language as an infant, and it works.
"Easy to listen"
I can happily listen to this, whilst doing other things. And I think some of it actually stays in there. It's well paced and lively. Some of the other French audio books are a bit dreary.
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