Fluent Forever

How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It
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Author(s): Gabriel Wyner
Original Publish Date: Aug 05, 2014
Product Number: EB00216121
Released: Aug 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780385348102
Publisher: Harmony
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Description

NATIONAL BESTSELLER For anyone who wants to learn a foreign language, this is the method that will finally make the words stick. "A brilliant and thoroughly modern guide to learning new languages."—Gary Marcus, cognitive psychologist and author of the New York Times bestseller Guitar Zero At thirty years old, Gabriel Wyner speaks six languages fluently. He didn't learn them in school—who does? Rather, he learned them in the past few years, working on his own and practicing on the subway, using simple techniques and free online resources—and here he wants to show others what he's discovered. Starting with pronunciation, you'll learn how to rewire your ears and turn foreign sounds into familiar sounds. You'll retrain your tongue to produce those sounds accurately, using tricks from opera singers and actors. Next, you'll begin to tackle words, and connect sounds and spellings to imagery rather than translations, which will enable you to think in a foreign language. And with the help of sophisticated spaced-repetition techniques, you'll be able to memorize hundreds of words a month in minutes every day. This is brain hacking at its most exciting, taking what we know about neuroscience and linguistics and using it to create the most efficient and enjoyable way to learn a foreign language in the spare minutes of your day.

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CD
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Author(s): Gabriel Wyner
Narrator(s): Gabriel Wyner
Product Number DD30130
Released: Feb 07, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781520065120
eAudio
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Author(s): Gabriel Wyner
Narrator(s): Gabriel Wyner
Product Number Z100107039
Released: Feb 21, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781520065144