Dear Philippe Dufresne,

It's a pleasure to answer you and I'm going to do it in globish.

The first point explaining the succes and the appeal of your method for me is to reduce the ambition in a first time. Then you propose for example to memorize 1500 words. It's possible for anyone. If you have to memorize 5000 words, you courage is immediately falling down. With this modest aim, you'll think you are able to do it and you'll try. And with this method you'll note soon that's actually easy .

At this step two helps are done: the sound, because of these series of sounds allow to drill the vocabulary many times, and this excellent explanation about use of sh'wa. With the sh'wa, learning vocabulary is easer and better, near the reality. You are suddenly learning the same words, the same sounds, which you can catch when you are watching the TV or hearing a conversation.

The second point is certainly, for me, the sentence building and the way to show in each "etape", for instance, the use of tense, with sentences you can repeat ten times or more, like a perfect model in your mind. I'd never understood and felt this important step for learning a language.

In fact and to conclude, I think the method is interesting with all its means got together, their addition and the real difference comparing several methods is maybe its particular spirit. Anyway, the method has been working very weel for me and I'm feeling like going on with it to improve my globish.

Congratulations on your work. Best regard.

Jean-Philippe Arm
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Globish IN Globish - (GNG)

Globish IN Globish est un cours en auto-apprentissage facile à utiliser tout autant sur un ordinateur que sur n’importe quel téléphone portable muni d’une connexion à Internet. Pour l’utiliser, il vous faut être capable de lire et comprendre les 35 mots les plus communs en anglais, et donc repris en globish (les tests ont montré que ceux qui avaient quitté l’école le plus tôt possible maîtrisaient 850 mots d’anglais, ne serait-ce que parce que nous les utilisons dans le quotidien du français). Dès que vous pensez en dominer plus que 350, vous pouvez débuter au niveau que choisirez, en rapport avec votre capacité.
Les deux premières leçons vous sont offertes gratuitement  sur tout ordinateur muni d’un accès à internet.
En travaillant exclusivement en globish, vous pouvez rapidement apprendre la grammaire, et des mots nouveaux, avec leur prononciation, dans le cadre d’une histoire contextuelle. L’apprenant qui arrive au terme de Globish IN Globish devrait se trouver parfaitement à l’aise du niveaux B1-B2 attribués par le « Common European Framework of Reference for Languages » (CEFR).

Globish IN Globish - (GNG)

Globish IN Globish is an extensive self-study course in Globish that is easy to use on either any standard computer with Internet capability. To use it you must be able to read the most-common 350 words in Globish/English. Then you can begin at any point that matches your ability. Try the first two lessons now, for free, on either your mobile phone or on a computer that has Internet.
By working only in Globish, you can quickly learn both grammar, and new words with pronunciation, in a story context. The student who completes Globish IN Globish should be quite capable at B1-B2 (English) levels given by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

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