Retail pak Living Language 1998
CS ISBN 0609601539 $15.95 Two cassettes
There are some valuable, if elementary, ideas in this public-speaking guide: Preparation, organization, knowing your audience, using visual aids, controlling body language--all of it good advice, read by a couple of perky speakers. But the program is ruined by silly skits that include cartoon-like impersonations of foreign-accented people and banter between the male and female narrators that involves sexual innuendo and references to bodily functions. Humor in a learning audio is risky to begin with unless it's totally genuine and well done. But when it's tasteless and politically incorrect, it's woefully out of place in a teaching audio intended for a serious audience. T.W. © AudioFile 2001, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/ NOV 01]
Let us recommend your next great audiobook!
No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.
If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.