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Musical Brain Trainer

Rapid Spanish

200+ essential words and phrases anchored into your long-term memory

with great music

Your personal audio language trainer

Your personal audio language trainer

earworms mbt? Rapid Spanish puts the words and phrases you need not just on the tip of your tongue, but also transports them deep into your long-term memory.

Simply by listening to these specially composed melodies with their rhythmic repetitions of Spanish and English a few times, the sound patterns are indelibly burned into your auditory cortex. You will have successfully learned the Spanish phrase and have the correct accent ringing in your ears. Wherever you are, whatever you are doing: while jogging, in the car, in the bath, doing the ironing ...you can be learning Spanish at the same time!

earworms mbt? Rapid Languages is the first language course to get your toe tapping.

You know the phenomenon of those catchy tunes or earworms that you just can't get out of your head? Voulez-vous coucher avec moi, ce soir? Well, earworms mbt? has put this phenomenon to positive use. Gone are the days of learning pressure and frustration at not being able to remember, the experience of many on conventional language courses. In combination with music, the phrases you need are automatically anchored deep into your memory, ready for instant recall.

Music is the Key

The idea is as simple as it is old. Before the age of writing, ancient historical events were recorded in verse and song form for easy memorisation. In his book 'Songlines' Bruce Chatwin describes how the Australian Aborigines were able to navigate their way across hundreds of miles of desert to their ancestral hunting grounds without maps. And how? The extensive lyrics of their traditional songs were exact descriptions of the routes!

Rhythm and words i.e. song and verse have always been a very powerful memory aid, and this is supported by recent scientific research. The advertising industry knows only too well how powerful music can be in getting the message across with brainwashing-like jingles and soundbites.

It really works!

Developed and used over years in the classroom, earworms mbt Rapid Languages has shown phenomenal success. In tests pupils using this technique regularly get average marks of over 90% compared to less than 50% with conventional book based learning. Why hasn't music been used more in education up to now? Imagine kids at school getting a CD of hip hop songs with all the historical dates they have to learn, or all the irregular verbs they have to learn! Wouldn't that make their (and teachers') school lives much easier, much more fun, much more successful?

What you get

This volume deals with the essentials for your visit abroad. It looks at typical situations: taking a taxi, at the hotel, at the restaurant, requesting, polite phrases, finding your way, numbers, dealing with problems and so on. Volume 2 will have you talking about yourself and others, past, present and future, likes and dislikes and general conversational items. The themes follow closely the Common European Framework for language learning, a recognised benchmark of language proficiency, and the emphasis is constantly on usefulness to the learner.

Memory hooks

This booklet contains all the words and phrases spoken on the CD, both English and Spanish, plus the sounds of the words. An additional aid to learning, 'memory hooks' and comments to assist your memorisation and understanding, can be found on the earworms website. These complement the CD and are really worth checking out. Memory hooks are for example, if you want to memorise the Spanish number: five = cinco (pronounced thinko), think of 05 in a thought bubble (think 05) - and you will easily remember.

How to use earworms: Don't think, just listen!

Sit back, relax and groove along to the melodies without trying to listen too hard. Treat them as songs you hear on the radio. Our recommendation is that you do familiarise yourself with the written words in the booklet - at least the first time you listen. After listening several times, playfully test yourself cover up the English side of the phrase book and see how many words and phrases you remember!

Lastly - a word of thanks

The earworms team would like to thank you for putting your trust in our 'slightly different' learning concept and are sure that you will have the success that many others have already had. It's motivating to know that learners are really benefiting from our research and development. Also, as accelerated learning is a rapidly growing field, we look forward to hearing your experiences and successes - so feel free to visit us on the website:



1. I would like...

I would like... ...a coffee... ...with milk... ...,please. a tea a tea with milk and sugar Very good. a beer water a bottle of water a bottle of wine I`d like to eat something. to eat something to eat something Fantastic. Don't mention it. (You're welcome.)

Quisiera...

keesyera

...un caf?...

oon kafe

...con leche...

kon leche

...,por favor.

por favor

un t?

oon te

un t? con leche

oon te kon leche

y az?car

ee athookar

Muy bien.

mwee byen

una cerveza

oona therbetha

agua

agwa

una botella de agua

oona botelya de agwa

una botella de vino

oona botelya de veeno

Quisiera comer algo.

keesyera komer algo

comer

komer

algo

algo

comer algo

komer algo

Fant?stico.

fantasteeko

De nada.

de natha

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