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  • Buddhism for Beginners [Jack Kornfield]

  • By: Jack Kornfield
  • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield
  • Length: 9 hrs
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 261
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 182

Created specifically to address the questions and needs of first-time students, here is Buddhism's vast spiritual legacy, presented by one of America's leading meditation teachers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best audiobook I have bought so far

  • By Skootaman on 02-11-09

Give it time. Its a hidden gem

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-09-16

The author and narrator clearly knows his subject and is very capable of expressing his opinions . He is clearly knowledgeable and can explain the concepts very well. Initially I was irritated by the narrator's tone, his way of speaking seemed insincere and came across as kind of affected. He speaks very slowly and in a softened tone, and at times it seemed like he wass deliberately trying to project an image of "inner peace"
I must admit however that as I listened to the audio book that it became apparent that I was being unfair and intolerant.
The content is excellent and the narration became more enjoyable as I got further into the book.
Why am I spending so much time discussing the narrator? Because I nearly gave up and returned the title on my initial reaction, and that would have been a huge mistake, I really enjoyed this title and relisten to it regularly. Do not dismiss this title of you find the narrator's tone affected. It's really not and you will miss out .

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Learn Spanish with Paul Noble: Complete Course: Spanish Made Easy with Your Personal Language Coach

  • By: Paul Noble
  • Narrated by: Paul Noble
  • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 706
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 583
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 537

An exciting approach to learning Spanish with the easy, relaxed appeal of an audio-only product. Over 12 hours of easy-listening. No books. No rote memorisation. No chance of failure. This download contains the entire course.    

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Spanish course

  • By James H on 30-01-17

Eye (ear?) Opening!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-09-16

I don't know what it is exactly.... but the way Paul Noble teaches language is different than any other system I had tried. It seems to me that he teaches in the way we learnt to speak as children. It's all very natural and it sticks. I realised very early on that I was instinctively learning spanish and was able to use and build on what I learned very organically. I cannot recommend this audio book/ course highly enough. If you want to learn languages this is the book for you. You will not regret this purchase!

26 of 31 people found this review helpful