Top positive review
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An amazing product for the price
on 19 December 2010
Sure you can't go in-depth with this software like you could with a single course in one specific language but the tools at your disposal here are quite fantastic. For someone who regularly travels to different places or holidays somewhere new every year, this is a fantastic piece of kit for learning some of the local lingo. There is no real structured learning plan, so if you want to come to grips with a whole language in an obvious and structured way, this isn't the product for you. You just really dive in and learn what you want here. The amount of languages included is quite staggering!
A list of the languages with full text, audio, dialogues and games : Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belorussian, Bengali, Brazilian Portuguese, Breton, Bulgarian, Canadian French, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English for Spanish Speakers, Esperanto, Estonian, Farsi, Finnish, Flemish, Galician, Greek, Guarani, Haitian Creole, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Korean, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luganda, Luxembourgish, Malagasy, Malay, Norwegian, Pidgin English, Polish, Portuguese (European), Quechua, Romanian, Russian, Scottish Gaelic, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Somali, Sotho, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Tahitian, Thai, Tswana, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Welsh, Wolof, Xhosa, Yiddish, Yoruba, Zulu.
The other languages included in the 'Vocabulary of the World' section : Asturian, Aymara, Bemba, Blackfoot, Cebuano, Chamorro, Cornish, Ecuadorian Quechua, Faroese, Frisian, Inuktitut, Kongo, Macedonian, Maori, Maya, Mohawk, Nahuatl, Papago, Provençal, Romany, Romansch, Ruanda, Samoan, Sepedi, Shona, Sicilian, Sorbian, Swazi, Tongan.
As you can see, some of the languages covered are *very* specialist and to be honest I've not even heard of some of them. For that alone, I must give this product 5-stars in my review!