Learn Italian: Fluenz Italian 1 for Mac, PC, iPhone, iPad & Android Phones, Version 3
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- Get immediate digital access to the full program on your computer, iPhone, Android phone, and iPad WITHIN HOURS OF PURCHASE. Upon Amazon confirmation we’ll send you activation links so you can start Fluenz Italian right way (look for an Amazon email in your inbox within hours of purchase.)
- Fluenz blends a video tutor who explains the workings of Italian for English-speakers along with thousands of interactive workouts. 30 sessions of up to two and one-half hours each -- the most comprehensive digital Italian 1 program.
- The program gets installed on your desktop, laptop, iPhone, Android phone, iPad or it can be accessed online, allowing you to seamlessly switch between devices—the program always knows where you left off.
- A realistic, achievable approach to fluency that is being used by the US Navy’s elite units, the UN and UNICEF, Fortune 500 companies, HBS and other leading universities.
- THIRD PARTY SELLERS DO NOT HAVE VERSION 3. THEY'RE SELLING OLDER OR COUNTERFEIT VERSIONS, which no longer work and are NOT supported by Fluenz Inc. Second-hand versions are also NOT supported.
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The Only Program Designed to Meet the Specific Needs of English-Speakers Learning Italian.
Our video tutorials will guide you every step of the way through issues which are not intuitive for English-speakers. We will show you how Italian works in a way you’ve never seen before.
By finally mastering difficult conjugations,, feminine and masculine endings and similar issues you’ll be able to form your own sentences naturally to engage people in real interactions.
Instead of memorizing phrases without understanding how they work, our video tutorials break down Italian into the building blocks, one step at a time, in order to build your fluency.
Our path through Italian has been custom-built for English speakers, the opposite of programs that rely on matching of words and pictures without explanations in order to sell the same package in China, France, or the U.S.
Our Workout Platform has been Designed to Imprint Italian in your Brain
Fluenz engages all your senses by having you recording your own voice, reading, listening in order to improve comprehension, and writing in order to internalize content.
Our comprehensive Italian approach will immerse you in the culture of Italy while you build your verbal fluency as you move from workout to workout.
Our emphasis on practice is paired with a permanent assessment of your progress across all devices, allowing you to know how you’re doing at all times.
Follow the Full Program on your Mac or PC, iPad, iPhone, Android Phone, or online.
Jump midway through sessions from your computer to your phone or your iPad without missing a beat. The tracking system knows where you left off so you can continue on the go.
As soon as Amazon confirms your purchase (which can take a few hours) we send you a code allowing you to download the program to your computer and to activate our apps for iPhone, Android phone, and iPad.
You will need internet access to activate the program and to download the sessions you want to work on. After initial download work seamlessly offline on any given device.
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For those who are vacillating between this program and Rosetta Stone, I would seriously consider how you personally prefer to learn. I often saw the commercials for Rosetta Stone and was skeptical about its approach, especially when they showed a tidbit of the Spanish lesson and you hear the audio sample say, "El caballo corre." Being a former student of Spanish I scratched my head a bit. Looking at the picture they presented with "El caballo corre", I saw a horse running. If I hadn't taken Spanish before, I would have surmised from the picture that "el caballo corre" meant "the horse is running." But that is not what "el caballo corre" actually means. It means "the horse runs." But how can one understand verb tense without english instruction and just picture associations? I suppose there is a progression to the lessons that I didn't have the benefit of seeing from the commercial, but it appeared as though there was a lot of room for misinterpretation with that format.
What sold me on Fluenz is that it takes the traditional stance of a teacher relating the language to you from the standpoint of english. There is explanation rather than inference from a picture. You begin right away by learning practical phrases that are helpful, rather than phrases like "the lady eats a sandwich." Again, I know it is all a progression, but you can logically progress with practical phrases too, not only with "the horse runs."
However I will say that Rosetta Stone appears to do a better job in helping the learner to pronounce things as accurately as possible. Sometimes we can't always hear how incorrectly we might be saying a word. My brother, who owns Rosetta Stone Italian, explained that the program grades you immediately on your pronunciation, showing you exactly what you need to work on. Fluenz on the other hand allows you to record your voice and listen to your recording next to a pre-recorded native speaker. In that way you can compare your pronunciation of the words to that of the native speaker. However it seems that the Rosetta Stone method is a tad more effective.
Nevertheless, after only two Fluenz lessons, I feel very comfortable and confident with what I have learned. Additionally, I am actually quite surprised by how much I've learned already. That fact alone makes me quite happy with the program. I feel like there is real value in what I've learned, meanwhile my brother hasn't touched Rosetta Stone in almost a year. He explained that once the concepts became more complex, the program became more difficult to follow and he lost confidence and motivation. I am excited every day to do my next Fluenz lesson. Whatever program you choose, congrats to you for taking the initiative and engaging in independent learning!