The Pimsleur® Method has worked for millions all over the world. Totally portable, simple to use, Pimsleur works so you don’t have to. English for Mandarin Speakers Phase 1, Unit 1 contains 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and isolated vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation. The lesson contains full practice for all vocabulary introduced in this unit. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension, and on learning to speak English.