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Start Korean New Edition (Learn Korean with the Michel Thomas Method): Beginner Korean Audio Taster Course
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Start Korean New Edition (Learn Korean with the Michel Thomas Method): Beginner Korean Audio Taster Course (CD(s))

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Synopsis

The experience of being a student on Michel Thomas Korean was far beyond what I expected. The teachers are exceptional and the course very well-structured. I'd recommend the course to anyone who's looking for a solid start in the Korean language. - Olly Richards, iwillteachyoualanguage.com



Looking for a convenient language course that fits your lifestyle and gets you speaking a new language in a matter of weeks, not years? The original no-books, no-homework, no-memorizing method is in tune with the way the brain prefers to receive, store and retrieve information. You'll stick with it because you'll love it.



* Pick up Korean naturally and unforgettably without strain or stress

* Learn from listening and speaking, without the pressure of writing or memorizing

* Build up your Korean in manageable steps by thinking out answers for yourself

* Progress to the full Foundation Koreancourse with confidence in the method.



WHY IS THE METHOD SO SUCCESSFUL?

'What you understand, you know; and what you know, you don't forget.' - Michel Thomas



Before there was machine learning, there was Michel Thomas. For over 50 years he worked on decoding languages by breaking them down into their most essential component parts. These 'building blocks' are introduced to the learner sequentially in such a way that you reconstruct the language for yourself - to form your own sentences, to say what you want, when you want. This unique method draws on the principles of instructional psychology and works with the way your brain prefers to receive, store and retrieve information. Knowledge is structured and organized so that you absorb the language easily and don't forget it. The method is designed to eliminate the stress which prevents you from relaxing and allowing the brain to work in the way which accepts learning in a seemingly painless, very exciting and highly motivating way.





HOW DO THE COURSES WORK?

'All stress inhibits true and effective learning' - Michel Thomas



During the course, you will join Michel Thomas Method Teachers Jieun Kiaer and Derek Driggs 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 stress of having to memorize. You will learn at your own pace, pausing and repeating where necessary, and complete the course in about 3-5 hours.







WHAT WILL I ACTUALLY ACHIEVE?

'I am the architect who builds the house. It's up to you to decorate it.' - Michel Thomas



The Michel Thomas Method will help you kick-start, continue, and flourish in your Korean language learning journey. It is not intended to get you perfectly fluent, but it will get you speaking and using Korean, with proper pronunciation, faster than most any other method. It is designed to give you a strong foundation and good working knowledge of a language from which you can expand and later 'add decoration' to. It is a rapid method for learning, but still requires effort and concentration on the part of the learner.



WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE COURSE?*

Start Korean includes one audio CD. The booklet is available to download from www.michelthomas.com.



LEARN ANYWHERE AND ANYTIME!

Reclaim your pockets of free time to learn a new language! Don't be tied to chunky books or your computer, Michel Thomas Method audio courses let you learn whenever and wherever you want, in as little or as much time as you have.



WHERE DO I GO NEXT?

Foundation Korean follows on from the Start course.

Languages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectListening skillsLanguages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectSpeaking & Pronunciation Skills Publisher: John Murray Press Publication Date: 07/01/2021 ISBN-13: 9781529374650  Details: Type: CD(s) Format: Audiobooks
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Dr Jieun Kiaer is a Lecturer in Korean Language and Linguistics at Oxford University. She has published several books and papers on Korean language and poetry, as well as in language acquisition. She is the recipient of British Academy and Korean Foundation research grants. Derek Driggs is a Research Assistant at the University of Oxford; he has an MSt in Korean Studies, and has lived and worked in South Korea for several years.

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