How long would it take to learn japanese (or any other language).
I’ve always wanted to learn Japanese but never had time to do it, or was committed to it. I plan to practice 1 hour a day with rosetta stone…for how long I don’t know. But how long do you think it would take me to be able to keep up a conversation? Not perfect, but at least to keep one going.
If you go to the National Virtual Translation Center – nvtc.gov, there is a page listing the language difficulties for English speaking people of different languages. It shows the approximate time it would take an average person to learn the desired language in a classroom setting. (Japanese being 88 weeks or 2200 classroom hours).But the time to learn depends on if you want to just be able to listen to and speak the language, or if you also want to learn how to read and write the language.I’ve heard Rosetta Stone was good, would like to try it myself someday. You may want to try recordedbooks.com. You can rent audio books from them. They have Pimsleur language CDs (and tapes) for many languages. You can rent Pimsleur Japanese Course I, II and III for $15.95/month each. (Note that each Course come in parts A and B, but you still get a lot of lessons for the price. I used the Japanese lesson a few years ago and it was like 17 lessons on 8 CDs just for part A)For some free resources check out:http://japanese.about.com/ – has some grammar & writing lessonshttp://www.japan-zone.com/forum/ – great forum to learn more about japanese culture and get help with your language questionshttp://www.japaneselearning.com/ – lessons & forumhttp://www.learn-japanese.info/indexg.html – lessonsStick with Rosetta Stone and consider using Pimsleur audio CDs. Those together will really help.
how can i download and read a free audiobook, what site….
i want to read a good up to date book
Authors write books to make a living. It also costs money to rent a sound studio and hire an actor to read the book. It doesn’t make sense for an author to pay these expenses and give the book away for free.I suggest you check to see if your public library bought the audio book and you could then listen to it. Or use Itunes.
illinois-library.com Free urban books to read online
What do you know about audio books.
how can i download glass menagerie by tennesse williams audio book free.
I would buy it if i could actually find the audio book to buy plus i got the book already but i need the audio book for a presentation if someone has the audio book send it to me [email protected] or give me a good website where i can download the audio book freeplease i could really use your answer
I don’t believe you can download The Glass Menagerie for free – legally – in any format.You can actually join an audio book rental program and rent The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams at http://www.simplyaudiobooks.com/audio-bo… which actually works like Netflix does with DVDs. The information about this rental site is at http://www.simplyaudiobooks.com/Learn-Mo…You can buy the audio CD from Amazon at http://www.amazon.com/Glass-Menagerie-CD… for $18.72.I hope that helps.
What are te best books that teach you how to become a billionaire.
I am interested in books that teach people how to earn a fortune. How to think like a fortunaire, billionaire, trillionaire, googlionaire. Books, Names or books, audio material, video etc.Thank you!!!
I am going to tell you a proven method for getting rich, and you can have this information free for nothing. I’m pretty sure you can’t do it. Your youth will stop you. I’ll explain that at the end of my essay.First you need a job, but not just any job. It has to be in a field that has been stable for a very long time, such as gardening, janitor, laundry, like that. Something basic. If you want to start your own business, that’s ok. You really want a job that you can walk to, or your customers come to you, so that cuts out most of the construction jobs and big company stuff. That way you don’t have to spend a lot of money keeping your wheels running, because you don’t need to own wheels. You rent a cheap pad or stay in your mother’s basement or something. Since you live so cheaply, you are able to save most of your income. You spend your evenings at the local library studying economics and investments. As you learn more from your studies you can move into investments, always choosing the highest quality and safest offerings.That’s it. That is the entire method. Does it work? Assume you are making $10 an hour, $20,000 a year. If you save half your income for fifty years, you will have half a million dollars in savings, not counting interest, dividends, or paper profits. A half million bux of principle. That sounds close enough to being rich for me. Other people have done it, but it’s so unusual that they get their names in the news when they retire. There was a story in 2001 about a lady in Alabama who retired, gave $160,000 to a college for a scholarship fund, bought a house, and settled down to enjoy her remaining days in comfort. She started at age 15, washing and ironing sheets by hand. That’s all she did for fifty years. I heard of a fellow who immigrated to the USA in the late twenties. He never held any job other than soda jerk in a drug store. (A soda jerk made milk shakes and ice cream treats.) He never owned a car, never married, and he lived the whole time in a flat above the drug store where he worked. He spent most of his off time at the library and only bought the highest quality stocks, one share at a time at the start. When he died in the fifties he left an estate valued at $200,000 which would be about four million in today’s dollars. One of the better known examples was a fellow named Andrew Carnegie. He worked five years, saving his wages for an investment. Then he put it all into a steel business. Maybe you’ve heard the name. His hobby was building libraries and concert halls.You might be starting to understand why I said you probably can’t do this. The loudest message a young person gets from this is, “NO FUN!” A young person wants to boogie, and that’s expensive. That is the biggest reason so few people ever get rich by their own efforts.It’s your decision. Good luck.
Why is it lawful for libraries and commercial rental stores (books/audio/video) to rent content.
The only libraries I have been to are those which are operated by taxpayers — public libraries, libraries operated by Universities, etc. You can borrow books, audio cds/dvds and even software for free.I’ve also noticed other shops online that offer (for a fee) to rent you cds/videos/books etc. I can…
Libraries do it A) For education purposes and B) Pay a special licensing fee that allows them to lend it out.Netflix does pay the Studios money to lend out the movies, as does any LEGIT service. You can’t go open a video rental place and rent your DVDs legally. I mean you may pull it off for awhile, but if Hollywood found out you would get in trouble.
Is there any way to listen to Audio Books on my IPOD that I rent from the library. or another free source.
the key word here is free….if you can just tell me how, 10 points quickly!thanks!
Yeah, well go to itunes.com and go to the i tunes store and look up audio books. I used to do it but it’s just a big waste of space.
how come harry potter audio books are so expensive.
ok how come the entire Harry Potter series1-7(HardCover) is only 115$ and the entire audio books set is like 245$ on sell.because i want both but the audio is sooo expensive.whats and alternative to buying the audio???(besides reading them without it)
I think Wesley is right except the high price forces many of us who would buy if not much more than print book. And pricing them so only libraries and truck stops that rent audio books can afford them is likely to decrease sales. Also supply and demand when the books are not longer popular the price will go down.Good news is that most public libraries have the books on CD sometimes with both narrators.You can listen to a podiobooks.com book until you can get to the libraryit looks like the audio file are not sold on eMusic books nor Audable.comAt this point you can likely find the dead tree books used for a good price too.Wait I just checked Amazon and For audio CD with that sound quality and length the prices are not bad.You might be able to find the CD books used too at least some of them.
Audio Book Recommendations.
Looking to get in better shape so I’m finally going to use that tredmill in the basement. I’m new to audio books, but I’m sure the great minds of Y!A participants know how to help me out.I’m low on budget, just to put that out. My needs include a book that is long enough to keep me…
May I suggest that you can check out audio books at most libraries and that you can rent audio books at some video stores. This might help your stretched budget.When I listen to audio I tend to listen to stuff that I normally don’t like to read, because often times I like it on audio.I listened to Eragon on audio and loved it by Paolini. It’s pretty long and involved and I also listened to Eldest.I also listened to the entire Series of Unfortunate Events on Audio. The narrator was Tim Curry and he was great.