Total Russian Foundation Course: Learn Russian with the Michel Thomas Method
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Learn Russian with the Michel Thomas Method

By Natasha Bershadski

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Format: CD-Audio, Unabridged edition Edition
Published In: United Kingdom, 26 September 2014
Looking for a convenient language course that fits your lifestyle and gets you speaking a new language in a matter of hours? The acclaimed audio-led Michel Thomas Method Total Russian course, endorsed by celebrities, executives and learners worldwide, will deliver the results you want. How does it work? During the course, you will join Michel Thomas Method teacher Natasha Bershadski and two students in a live lesson, learning from both their successes and their mistakes to keep you motivated and involved throughout the course. You, as the learner, become the third student and participate actively in the class. Within the very first hour you will be able to construct simple phrases by listening and thinking out answers for yourself without the pressure of writing or memorizing. You learn through your own language, so there's no stress, and no anxiety. You'll stick with it because you'll love it. Why is the method so successful? The Michel Thomas Method was perfected over 50 years by celebrated psychologist and linguist Michel Thomas. This unique method works with your brain and draws on the principles of instructional psychology. Knowledge is structured and organised so that you assimilate the language easily and don't forget it. The method breaks down the language into building blocks that are introduced sequentially in such a way that you create your response and move on to ever-more-complex sentences. There is no need to stop for homework, additional exercises or vocabulary memorization, so you progress rapidly. What's in the Course? Total Russian with the Michel Thomas Method includes up to 8 hours of audio on CD and a practice CD-ROM with interactive activities and assessment which should be done after the course and as a means of review. *Note that the content is the same as the previously entitled Foundation course, but with the addition of a CD-ROM. 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. Where do I go next? Perfect Russian follows on from the Total course with 10 hours of audio and a practice CD-ROM.

About the Author

Natasha Bershadski studied at the Moscow State Linguistic University and taught English in Moscow before moving to London, where she has taught Russian for 15 years at King's College, UCL, LSE, Middlesex University and the Foreign Office.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 labour camps. At the end of 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. After creating several courses of his own, he passed on his method so that other teachers might use it too.

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Five minutes in and you already feel like you're winning * Time Out * Michel Thomas is a precious find indeed * The Guardian * Works like a dream * Daily Telegraph * Thomas makes it simple * Sunday Times * The most extraordinary learning experience of my life * Emma Thompson * A unique and perfectly brilliant way of learning languages * Stephen Fry * The nearest thing to painless learning * The Times *

EAN: 9781444790726
ISBN: 1444790722
Publisher: Teach Yourself Books
Dimensions: 23.7 x 17.1 x 6.4 centimeters (0.73 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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