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Interesting video about Michel Thomas by teacher who was trained in the method by him


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For anyone who’s a fan of the Michel Thomas Method for language learning, you might find this video interesting. It’s by one of his students, Harold Goodman, who spent 10 years learning the secrets behind the MT method by being trained by Thomas personally. He went on to create the Michel Thomas Mandarin course, and interestingly mentions that he did not even speak Mandarin when he was given the contract by Hodder & Stoughton to create the course. However, using what he knew about the MT method, he went on to research Mandarin and systemise it into a MT course so others could learn it more easily.