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Barry Farber has been a true adventurer in languages for forty-six years and can speak in 25 tongues. The techniques he presents here will have readers speaking, reading, and writing and enjoying any foreign language in a surprisingly short time.

About the Author

Barry J. Farber is the president of Farber Training Systems, Inc. and The Diamond Group, and a noted author, speaker, television talk-show host and consultant in the areas of sales, management, and personal development. Among his many corporate clients are Allied Signal, AT&T, Chase Manhattan Bank, The Perrier Group, Merck, and Val-Pak. The author of Diamond in the Rough, Diamonds Under Pressure, and State of the Art Selling (available in both book and audiocassette format), Farber has been interviewed on CBS, NBC, and CNN and featured in leading business publications. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and three children.

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Jenn, April 11, 2007 (view all comments by Jenn)
Having traveled overseas multiple times, I am aware of how Americans are often uni-lingual. Seeing people in Europe being able to switch what language they were speaking at a moment's notice was impressive to me. I saw people go from speaking French to German to English within a minute. It's not that Europeans are smarter, the geography of Europe often makes it needed for them to learn multiple languages. I was skeptical when I picked up Farber's book, but he explains tricks to help you learn. He shares facinating facts about his own multi-lingustic skills. For instance, he learned Chinese to prove he wasn't dumb after doing miserably in high school Latin! By using his memory devices, I remember not only words he used as examples, but their meaning. I'm not sure when I'll need to say "plate" in Indonesian, but it's proof that there is something behind his methods!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780806512716
Author:
Farber, Barry J.
Publisher:
Citadel Press
Author:
Farber, Barry J.
Location:
Secaucus, N.J. :
Subject:
Study and teaching
Subject:
Miscellaneous
Subject:
Study & Teaching
Subject:
Vocabulary
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Foreign
Subject:
Language and languages
Subject:
Language and languages -- Study and teaching.
Subject:
Personal & Practical Guides
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Miscellaneous Languages
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.21x5.39x.59 in. .53 lbs.

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