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    DescriptionLearn German - Instantly. No books. No writing. No memorizing. Join the millions of people worldwide who have learned a new language with the Michel Thomas Method. "The nearest thing to painless learning" - The Times - Guaranteed success. Speak and understand German perfectly - Incredible progress. Learn German effortlessly - Absolute confidence. Unleash your natural learning style without trying The Method: Stress-free audio learning Michel Thomas teaches you German through your own language, so there's no stress, and no anxiety. He builds it up, step by step, and you don't move on until you've absorbed and understood the previous point. And, as Michel Thomas said, 'What you understand, you know; and what you know, you don't forget.' With parallels to the way you learned your own language, you'll learn German in 'real-time' conditions. There is no need to stop for homework, additional exercises or vocabulary memorization. Why it Works: Learn the German language the way you learned your own You learned your own language naturally and enjoyably: now you can learn German in the same way. You'll stick with it because you'll love it. Use the unique method perfected over fifty years by the celebrated psychologist and linguist Michel Thomas. This method works with your brain, helping you to build up your German in manageable, enjoyable steps by thinking out the answers for yourself. You learn through listening and speaking without the pressure of writing or memorizing. You pick up the language naturally and unforgettably. Learn Anywhere Don't be tied to chunky books or your computer, Michel Thomas Method audio courses let you learn whenever you want: at home, in your car, or on the move with your MP3 player. What's in the Course? - 12 hours of audio on CD - NEW: visual learning review for PC or Mac - NEW: over 2 hours of extra vocab help - NEW: interactive exercises to check your progress How Does it Work? - Listen: collect words effortlessly by listening - Connect: create your own mental tool kit by understanding how words fit together - Speak: put the words back together to build sentences, naturally

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    Total German (Learn German with the Michel Thomas Method)
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    By (author) Michel Thomas
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    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 68 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    ISBN 13: 9781444133080
    ISBN 10: 144413308X

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2ACG
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
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    B&T General Subject: 480
    Ingram Subject Code: LF
    DC22: 438.2421
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 58600
    DC22: 438
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    LC classification: PF
    BISAC V2.8: FOR009000
    Abridged Dewey: 430
    BISAC V2.8: LAN020000
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.2T
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    Libri: DEUS5572
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    07 February 2012
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    Michel Thomas (1914-2005) had an amazing life. Born in Poland, he spent his early years in Germany and then in France, where he studied psychology at the Sorbonne in Paris. When war broke out, he fought with the Resistance and suffered imprisonment in slave labour camps. At the end of the the war he joined the US liberation army and later settled in the US where he established his world-famous language school. For more than 50 years he taught languages to the rich and famous and was the world's most sought-after language teacher.
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    "The nearest thing to painless learning" The Times "A unique and perfectly brilliant way of learning languages" Stephen Fry "The most extraordinary experience of my life" Emma Thompson "Thomas makes it simple" Sunday Times "Works like a dream" Daily Telegraph "Michel Thomas is a precious find indeed" The Guardian "Five minutes in and you already feel like you're winning" Time Out
    Table of contents
    Questions: word order: inversion; intonation; question words: warum, was, wann, wie, wo, wieviel, wie lange, um wieviel Uhr, wohin Negative: kein, nicht Verbs: infinitive; infinitive with zu; polite requests; reflexives; lassen for having something done; verb + preposition; modal verbs; separable and inseparable verbs; imperative; conditions: wurde/ware + infinitive Tenses: present; future: werden; using the present tense; past simple: introduction with haben, sein and modal verbs Adverbs: including expressions of time Prepositions: + accusative and dative: mit, fur, auf, nach, seit, zu, unter Conjunctions: co-ordinating and subordinating: wenn, aber, denn, weil, ob Personal pronouns: nominative; introduction to accusative and dative: mich/mir; Sie/Ihnen Definite article: der, die, das Nouns: gender Prefixes: hin, ein, ab, fort, durch, weg, aus, wider, uber, her, dorthin, auf, an Vocabulary: similarities to English; cognates Pronunciation