What's the hardest part of learning another language? Getting started! The Quickstart programs, available in Spanish, French, Russian, and Japanese, are designed to get you started quickly and easily by maximizing the full potential of the widely accepted "Immersion Method" of language learning. Each word is introduced in a context where meaning is clear and memorable. The audio CDs feature more than 800 essential words and phrases including topics such as asking for directions, invitations, telephone phrases, shopping, traveling, going to a hotel, restaurant, airport, or post office, and many, many more. Best of all, you can learn in a car, on a plane, or on the go. And to make learning even easier, these discs contain a printable version of the words and phrases that are spoken. Whether you're a traveler hoping to learn a few phrases, a beginner needing an extra boost, or an experienced speaker, the Quickstart programs meet you at your level.