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It Is Very Acceptable For Me That Way, And I Want To Do It Now

Advantages: Excellent way to learn Italian, easy, good value (if you find it for under £40), it works!
Disadvantages: The students

Although I am a language student and self-confessed language geek, it appears that Iíve actually written relatively few reviews on the subject. I spend a lot of time using language books, software and audio CDs as well as talking about it with other likem ...

charlsayslol 30.07.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Michel Thomas Foundation Course: Italian (Michel Thomas) - Michel Thomas

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Revolutionary.

Advantages: Always accessible and achievable, yet engrossing.
Disadvantages: Does not give enough by way of vocabulary for a student.

...This is a standard, become-fluent-in-Italian-in-a-day course like any other, with one crucial difference: it works. Michel Thomas was a genius, and he has revolutionised language learning with a simplicity, accessibility and plain elegance that literally ...

harryrulestheworld 03.01.2008 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Michel Thomas Foundation Course: Italian (Michel Thomas) - Michel Thomas

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Great time had be all in the car.

Advantages: Keeps the children quiet in the car
Disadvantages: Tapes can break and you need to make a backup copy first.

...Essential car journey fun. I donítí know about you but journeys in the car with 3 children can be very stressful with each one of them fighting with each other at different times. It is amazing how this audio book has changes our car travel, as the ch ...

mark1961 29.08.2004 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Chronicles of Narnia (Audio Book) - C.S. Lewis, Michael York (Narrator)

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Painting Pictures in the mind

Advantages: Your own imagination is often better than film.
Disadvantages: You often miss large chunks though lack of concentration.

...I wanted something I could listen to while working at home, frankly this is a compromise. I had to rewind the tape several times because I missed massive chunks. Lewis paints magical images that just demand your attention. These stories can be heard tim ...

hotspur_blue 02.03.2006 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Chronicles of Narnia (Audio Book) - C.S. Lewis, Michael York (Narrator)

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Stone circles and scars

Advantages: Good production values, good acting and some interesting ideas
Disadvantages: Very difficult to engage with either the characters or the overall story

The Private Patient Plot: In the 17th century an ancient stone circle provides the venue for the burning of a witch. 350 years later and the neighbouring area will bear witness to another violent killing. Controversial journalist Rhoda Gradwyn decides ...

BlackSwan 05.12.2010 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Private Patient - P.D. James

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