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Old 07-18-2009, 09:56 AM  
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I have decided to brush up on my Spanish. I took four years in high school, but that was some time ago. Is Rosetta Stone worth it? It is pricey. Has anyone used it with success?



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Hello DaKuda:
Yes, I have used Roseta Stone; bought it from Sam's Club many years ago for something like $30. It costs a lot more than that now but I can tell you it works. It gives you different options for learning; conversational, translational, read and write. I was able to carry on a conversation with Mexican waiters in a short time but, I discovered Spanish can't be spoken in a Southern Drawl. So much for understanding the guys standing around in Wal Mart, I still don't know what they call me when I pass.
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Old 07-24-2009, 11:57 AM  
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Yes rosetta stone is definitely worth it. If you are disciplined enough to use it regularly, you will come out far better than taking an actual class.

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Old 07-24-2009, 01:37 PM  
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Yeah, easily the best option besides taking a class. It is kinda spendy though but that's because it does work well.

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We've installed it in the computer room at school for our kids who are trying to learn English. It's helped quite a bit and it adapts to each child. For an adult with discipline to stick to it, I would think it would be great! If you get it, use it, and then listen to a Spanish news program or watch a novella for about 30 min. for homework. It will help a lot.

And if you want help with Spanish, we can always exchange PMs in Spanish.

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Old 08-19-2009, 02:09 AM  
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is it only spanish that is offered?

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No. More than 30 languages are available.

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I speak fluent spanish, and have for many years. I learned by listening to the CD's that teach you basic phrases and words. I downloaded them online for about $2-3 each. I think they had 1- different CD's you could choose from.

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Old 09-15-2009, 03:15 AM  
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Roseta Stone is a good choice to brush up your Spanish. but you should follow it in a regular basis to get the result equal to attending the class.

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Work in a kitchen in Texas. Your Spanish will drastically improve.



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