Russian Level 1 Lessons 1-5 : Pimsleur Russian

  • by Pimsleur
  • Narrated by Pimsleur
  • Series: Pimsleur Russian
  • 2 hrs and 42 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

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!
Each lesson in Russian Level 1 Lessons 1-5 provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation. Each lesson contains practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension and on learning to speak Russian.
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.


What the Critics Say

"Pimsleur programs provide plenty of positive reinforcement that will keep learners on track, and we found that Pimsleur gave us more proficiency and confidence in speaking the new language than any of the other language programs we reviewed." (AudioFile magazine)


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Customer Reviews

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A slow but thorough way to learn a language

As someone who usually struggles learning languages I found the Pimsleur method very much suited my learning style. Each lesson starts with an overview of material covered in the previous unit before learning a new conversation meaning that phrases are well and truly drilled into your mind. Furthermore the focus is very much on conversational Russian rather than grammar. My only complaint is that clearer definition of when a word is male or female is needed.
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- Mr

A very expense way to learn with Audible!

It's slow but it works.
However... Level 1 is divided into three separate audiobooks, each with only about 2.5 hours of lessons... Compare this to the average novel that's about 40 hours of material for a similar price and it looks silly expensive! Will try lessons 6-10 of level 1 but then I think that's enough money spent!
A shame it costs so much really, it would be worth it if level 1 came as one audiobook, it would still only be about 7.5 hours of language lessons!
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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-04-2010
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio