16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
This review is from: Complete German: Teach Yourself (Book/CD Pack) (Paperback)
I use this product to reattain a previous level I had in the language a few years ago. I feel that the units are set up in a good order and are not too long or overly complicated, which can be discouraging sometimes.
The CDs really do help with listening skills and can help you with pronunciation if you do not know some of the rules of pronunciation in German.
The book starts off quite easy and gets more complex, introducing grammar concepts and longer sentences to push your level of understanding up as you go along.
My only criticism is that it claims to get you to Level 4 on the Common European Language Framework, which it claims to be the equivalent of an A-Level. Unless the A-Level has got considerably easier since I did it 7 years ago, it is more like a higher GCSE/lower AS Level.
This is a quality product for those who wish to start the language up, or like me, wish to get back into it after a long break!