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The Little Book of Breaking 80

Summary

In The Little Book of Breaking 80, the author, a struggling amateur golfer who finally discovered the true keys to breaking 80 after more than 30 years of trial and error, blows the cover off of the hopelessly doomed conventional approach to golf improvement that keeps most golfers stuck on the endless merry-go-round of frustration and failure. He provides a realistic blueprint for breaking 80 that any golfer of any level can easily apply and quickly see real and lasting scoring improvement. This is not a book of swing techniques. There are plenty of other resources that teach you how to swing, chip, and putt. What this book does provide is a true framework for how to break 80 and consistently shoot scores in the 70s, based on sound principles that will work for any golfer of any level. Provided you faithfully follow and apply these principles, you will begin to improve surely and steadily, to the point where you will eventually gain the ability to break 80, not just as a one-time fluke, but over and over again as a reflection of your true newfound ability.

©2014 Shane Jones (P)2020 Shane Jones

Narrator: Mark Williams
Author: Shane Jones
Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Confessions of a Japanese Linguist - How to Master Japanese

Summary

Follow the author on his odyssey from a 24-year-old Midwesterner unable to speak a word of Japanese as he recounts his initial struggle to survive even Japanese 101, to cramming four years of college Japanese into one year with top grades, to gaining functional fluency, conquering kanji, and finally gaining sufficient mastery over the language to develop marketable Japanese skills as a Japanese teacher and translator, all within four short years. There is no shortage of excellent resources for learning the Japanese language. If simply having access to excellent study material or a learning environment were the key to language learning success, anyone today with an Internet connection or a good textbook would become a successful learner. However, without the proper insight and understanding of what it really takes to master Japanese, the reality is that most aspiring Japanese learners ultimately fail in their quest to master the language or even gain a basic level of fluency. This is not your run-of-the-mill Japanese textbook. You won’t learn Japanese grammar, hiragana, katakana, or kanji by listening to this audiobook. Instead, Confessions of a Japanese Linguist - How to Master Japanese provides a full insider’s glimpse of what it really takes to succeed at Japanese, both inside the classroom and beyond, in order to attain a true functional proficiency in the language. As you listen, you will learn how to negotiate the many unique nuances of Japanese culture, as well as avoid the many pitfalls and detours in the learning process that can result in years, if not an entire lifetime, of lost time and frustrated effort in attempting to learn the Japanese language and grasp the complicated intricacies of Japanese culture. Confessions of a Japanese Linguist - How to Master Japanese is a must-listen for any aspiring Japanese learner and is full of first-hand insight into the nuances of the Japanese language and culture for any listener with even a passing interest in the language and culture of Japan.

©2014 Shane Jones (P)2020 Shane Jones

Narrator: Dan Wooten
Author: Shane Jones
Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible