Living Language Brazilian Portuguese Complete Courseby Living Language, Crown Publishing, Living Language Staff
Living Language Portuguese Complete Course is a step-by-step guide to the basics of Portuguese conversation and grammar. This revised course uses the highly effective speed-learning method developed by U.S. government experts to teach foreign languages to overseas-bound servicemen and/i>/i>/i>
Speak Portuguese with confidence in just 6 weeks!
Living Language Portuguese Complete Course is a step-by-step guide to the basics of Portuguese conversation and grammar. This revised course uses the highly effective speed-learning method developed by U.S. government experts to teach foreign languages to overseas-bound servicemen and diplomats.
40 lessons on two 90-minute cassettes
Begin with simple words and phrases and progress to more complex expressions. Just listen and repeat after the native speakers. Only Portuguese is spoken on the recordings, so you learn naturally, the way you learned English. The accompanying Portuguese coursebook includes the English translations.
The pocket-size book contains all the translated phrases from the recorded lessons, plus additional vocabulary, detailed explanations, and quizzes.
The book also features verb charts with all tenses included and a comprehensive summary of Portuguese grammar.
Portuguese -English/English-Portuguese Dictionary
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I'm quite disappointed with this course. The vocabulary is set out in much-too-long and rather repetative lists, with no relevant exercizes. The tapes are slow-paced and useless without the book in front of you (even then, there are unclarities). I was overwhelmed with loads of vocabulary before any immediately useful vocabulary or conversational exchange was introduced.
I was really not thrilled with course. I like to study language while I'm driving but the way the course was set up made it impossible to understand the words without the aid of the coursebook. Also, the groupings of the study words seemed random.