Pimsleur Italian Unlimited 1-3

Pimsleur Italian Unlimited 1-3

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by Pimsleur

Pimsleur Unlimited combines the interactivity of software-based learning tools with the convenience and power of the portable Pimsleur Method™. Pimsleur Italian Unlimited Levels 1-3 includes the following:

  • Approximately 45 hours of audio language instruction in 90 daily lessons featuring the proven Pimsleur Method,
  • 59


Pimsleur Unlimited combines the interactivity of software-based learning tools with the convenience and power of the portable Pimsleur Method™. Pimsleur Italian Unlimited Levels 1-3 includes the following:

  • Approximately 45 hours of audio language instruction in 90 daily lessons featuring the proven Pimsleur Method,
  • 59 Reading Lessons to introduce you to reading Italian,
  • 90 Speak Easy conversations help you to fine-tune your conversational skills,
  • Over 900 digital flash cards allow you to review and practice your new language,
  • Quick Match interactive phrase game has up to 900 questions to challenge you,
  • Exclusive access to Pimsleur's audio chat rooms, where you can sign up for small group language & cultural sessions with Pimsleur Ambassadors,
  • Spectacular high resolution travel photographs to enhance your cultural education
  • Allows for 4 users on up to 4 devices

Nearly 50 years ago, Dr. Paul Pimsleur developed a method that transformed language learning. Since then, millions have used this system to begin to speak and understand a new language effortlessly. You can too.

Learn Fast
Still only 30 minutes a day, Pimsleur audio lessons are completely portable; use them in the car, at the gym, or while out for a walk. In addition, Pimsleur Unlimited harnesses the power of your computer, integrating the audio and reading lessons with "Speak Easy" conversations, which pull you into the culture, fixing rhythm and intonation in your mind, and helping you to develop a near-native accent.

Review on Your Terms
Reinforce what you've learned quickly and effectively with flash cards. Created to help you practice the most-essential vocabulary, the cards contain words and short phrases from the Audio Lessons. The "Quick Match" interactive phrase game will help you to challenge yourself with longer phrases and sentences in a fun and fast-paced new way. Brush up, or dive deep —- it's all up to you.

Engage the World
Pimsleur Unlimited takes you from learning a language to living it. All-audio virtual rooms connect you with cultural sessions designed to broaden your knowledge and expand your skills.

Expand Your Horizons. Reconnect with Your Heritage. Travel with Confidence.
Experience language learning like never before. Pimsleur Unlimited: easy, engaging, and fun.

Audio lessons can be easily exported to the folder where you keep your iTunes® or MP3 files, and then moved to your iPod® or other portable audio player. Pimsleur Unlimited is designed for use by one registered user, plus up to three household members, and may be installed on up to four devices.

Product includes a DVD data disc with the Pimsleur Unlimited software application.

To unlock the content of the DVD, you must have Broadband Internet access and register with Pimsleur Unlimited.

System Requirements:

• Minimum 1GB Ram
• Minimum 10GB free disk space
• Minimum 1024 x 768 display resolution
• DVD drive for installation
• Headset with microphone for Chat.

• PC with 2.33GHz or faster Intel or AMD processor
• Microsoft® Windows® XP Home, Professional, with Service Pack 3
• Windows Vista® Home Premium, Business or Ultimate, with Service Pack 2
• Windows® 7 Home Premium, Business or Ultimate

Mac OS
• Mac with Intel Core™ Duo or faster processor
• Mac OS X 10.6(Snow Leopard) or 10.7(Lion)

Product activation, updates and Chat require a Broadband Internet connection

Product Details

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Product dimensions:
8.14(w) x 8.52(h) x 2.62(d)


Meet the Author

Dr. Paul Pimsleur (1928-1976)
Dr. Pimsleur was one of the world's foremost experts in applied linguistics. He taught French phonetics and phonemics at UCLA after obtaining his Ph.D. in French and a master's degree in psychological statistics from Columbia University. Pimsleur went on to faculty positions at Ohio State and SUNY at Albany, where he held dual professorships in Education and French.

His research focused on language acquisition, especially the organic learning that takes place as children learn to speak their native language.

He discovered how to organize the materials of the second language to fit the one way that the stream of speech of an unknown language can enter the consciousness of the adult and be processed through the language learning power of the human brain.

He applied the results of his research on the acquisition process to second-language learning and the results became the Pimsleur Language Learning Method.

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Pimsleur Italian Unlimited 1-3 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I purchased Italian Unlimited level One and it has worked great for me. I am planning a trip to Italy in a few months and I thought I would like to get acquainted with the language before I go. I have been impressed with the system and have learned very fast (I am already a fluent Spanish speaker, and that helps a lot so if you have no foreign language background you might not learn it as fast as I did, since Spanish and Italian are so similar). The reason I gave three stars is twofold. First, the package advertises an interactive section where you can go online with a headset and microphone and interact with native speakers and other students. This option is "greyed out" so I called and was told that this part of the course was down until mid 2015. I felt like I had some of what I paid for the course was not included with what I got. Second, I have blown through Italian I and wanted to do II, or perhaps II and III. Unless I am wrong they sell Italian I, and Italian I through III, so if I want to continue I have to purchase I all over again in order to get II and III.
Phil63AE More than 1 year ago
BIG MINUS....but, maybe not for you...This is a DVD and this is not advertised very well. The program works only online (at least on my computer) even after deactivating automatic updates. Pimsleur customer service is friendly but has no solution...I uninstalled and reinstalled....and after letting all updates run on my machine and restarting it a few times with updates..I then deactivated the updates and tried to start offline-bottom line it does not work off line and they do not have a solution to this issue yet???? Their suggestion "You can tranfer the files to mediaplayer" (& i think IPOD????)..or of course only online.....I enjoyed previous pimsleur products-this one I not too happy with and spent way too much time trying to get it to work.