In excellent condition. 30 lessons. 16 audio CDs.
The Easiest and Fastest Way to Learn Mandarin Chinese
Once you get the basics down, you'll be surprised how quickly you're able to begin speaking it.
Whether your goal is to travel, communicate with friends or colleagues, reconnect with family, or just understand more of what's going on in the world around you, learning to speak Mandarin Chinese will expand your horizons and immeasurably enrich your life.
The best part is that it doesn't have to be difficult or take years to master. Thirty minutes a day is all it takes, and we get you speaking right from the first day.
Why Pimsleur? - Quick + Easy - Only 30 minutes a day.
Portable + Flexible - Core lessons can be done anytime, anywhere, and easily fit into your busy life. - Proven Method - Works when other methods fail. -
Self-Paced - Go fast or go slow - it's up to you. -
Based in Science - Developed using proven research on memory and learning. -
Cost-effective - Less expensive than classes or immersion, and features all native speakers.
Genius - Triggers your brain's natural aptitude to learn.
Recommended for ages 13 and above.
What's Included? - 30, 30-minute audio lessons - 60 minutes of recorded Notes to provide you some insight into Mandarin Chinese culture - In total, 16 hours of audio, all featuring native speakers - a Notes Booklet and a User's Guide
What You'll Learn 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 near-native 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....