McGraw Hill language books approach language learning from many angles and overlap nicely. I just added Italian Demystified, Italian Verb Drills, and Read & Think Italian to my language library. Their free Language Lab is centered on their books. So when I am away from my books I can still get in some study time while on the go. Italian Demystified and Read & Think Italian also provide streaming audio to accompany the text of the book. I chose these books because of the app and online audio. It allows me to find time everyday to stay immersed in study of vocabulary and grammar. I love McGraw Hill for bringing language learning to the 21st Century.
Unfortunately the app quit working when I upgraded to Android 8.0.
Does not open. Stuck on loading screen.
I don't know how to pronounce some words and some of the cards don't come with audio why I thought this would be great with the book though they have a CD I can't follow along in my car while I'm driving. Wish everything could be audible. Heck if pay extra but ya know that extra should of came with the book purchase
The app emphasizes speaking, which supplements the books for a self-learner, but I'm learning French mainly to read it, so, eh. Content is generally good, though. The interface drives me NUTS. Back softkey exits the app instead of going back w/in it--ridiculous! & you can't set a favorite book to go back into or automatically open where you left off, so I'm perpetually restarting and having to tap through to select the language, scroll down to find my book, select the chapter, and find the set of cards I was working on.
All flashcards, which is fine, but ugly and with a terrible soundtrack. Looks straight out of the 80's. Buy the book (in Spanish at least) but use other services and apps like tiny cards (apple users only), duolingo, mindsnacks, cram flashcards... anything really. That being said, if you can put up with a terrible interface, they aren't bad flashcards.
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