Babbel’s second iBook is an entertaining and up-to-date introduction to this foreign language and is an excellent way to prepare for travel to Spain or Latin America.
Online courses and mobile apps from Babbel have been tried and tested. More than seven million people use Babbel’s online courses and mobile apps worldwide. Now with “Learn Spanish: Beginner’s Course 1” the well-known language learning portal is introducing its second iBook, which is also a great complement to the existing online Babbel beginner’s courses.
Like the first, this iBook was compiled and designed by Babbel’s in-house editorial team. Five chapters give the learner an overview of the main Spanish and Latin American words and phrases needed for initial communication. How do I introduce myself? How do I order a drink? What’s the difference between ser and estar? How do I use public transportation?
Learners can also jot down their own notes on the personal notepad. Each lesson concludes with a visual presentation illustrating customs and use of Spanish speaking countries. The glossary at the end of the book gives an overview of vocabulary included.
The “Learn Spanish: Beginner’s Course” book can be downloaded from the iBookstore and installed for an introductory price of £5.49.
Online courses with extensive pronunciation, grammar and listening comprehension exercises can be found on www.babbel.com There are mobile apps for iOS (iPhone and iPad) and Android for learning French, Italian, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Swedish, English, Turkish, Polish, Dutch and Indonesian.
Go directly to Apple’s iBookstore: http://itunes.apple.com/
* The course "Learn Spanish: Beginner's Course 1" corresponds to level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
With the online learning system Babbel (http://www.babbel.com), both beginners and continuing learners can study English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Swedish, Dutch, Indonesian, Polish and Turkish. The websites offers besides classical grammar, beginner’s and intermediate courses, also thematic courses around food, travel, business or society in an interactive and fun way. There are also apps for iPhone, iPad, iPod and Android mobile devices, as well as interactive eBooks. More than 7 million people from over 200 countries are studying languages with Babbel.
The company behind Babbel, Lesson Nine GmbH, operates out of Berlin, Germany. Founded in August 2007, it now has around 120 fulltime and freelance employees. Since July 2008 Lesson Nine has been funded by Kizoo AG and VC-Fonds Berlin. Further information at http://www.babbel.com
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