Pimsleur Approach: The Secret to Learning a Language in 10 Days
Numerous studies have revealed that in every country, native-speakers use only about 2,500 distinct words and phrases on a daily basis. Dr. Pimsleur spent his lifetime studying these language building blocks. With the Pimsleur Approach, it's not how many words you know, but rather, which words you can use. By aiming each lesson at teaching you to use those 2500 words, the Pimsleur Approach teaches you to speak the most in the least amount of time.
Dr. Pimsleur was a language educator for over 20 years. He noticed that children have an amazing ability to learn new languages--quickly. That's why there are so many bilingual 5-year olds. Dr. Pimsleur spent his life developing this course to let you, as an adult, learn a new language as easily as a child would. You might not realize it, but you've already learned one language using the Pimsleur Approach. Your first language!
The entire Pimsleur Approach is what language learning should be: quick, fun, and easy! Many foreign language students have difficulty learning. Their textbooks teach monotonous drills, grammar rules, and random lists of words. But textbooks alone can never bring it all together.
Your only real goal in taking any language course is to speak naturally with others.
Dr. Pimsleur designed each lesson as the foundation for the next. In other words, you'll keep building on what you've previously learned. Best of all, the Pimsleur course does not waste your time by cramming grammar down your throat. You learn to recognize what sounds right through practice. The Pimsleur Approach's subtle grammar lessons won't seem like grammar lessons at all. ( Fonte: https://www.pimsleurapproach.com/acq070.asp?sid=0011ytb)