• Chinese (Mandarin) Level 2 Lessons 1-5

  • Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin Chinese with Pimsleur Language Programs
  • By: Pimsleur
  • Narrated by: Pimsleur
  • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (47 ratings)

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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! 

Chinese (Mandarin) Level 2 Lessons 1-5 builds on material taught in prior units. Each lesson 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 Mandarin Chinese.

©2002 Simon & Schuster (P)2010 Simon & Schuster

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Very Good Until the End

Units 1-4 were fine very well in this audio book, but the last 15 minutes of unit 5 through way too many words at you at once. I think they taught you about seven words in 15 minutes which makes it very hard to retain that information. I'm sure they will continue to teach you those words in the next lessons but it kind of slowed me down at the end. I had to listen to unit 5 four times before I understood it.

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I love learning languages with Pimsleur!

I a great way to learn, as if you were a child... everything has a meaning and reason.

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effective for practicing pronunciation

I've been studying chinese for a year now and pimsleur has really improved my pronunciation of a lot of common and useful words