♦ five modules of two units each.
♦ realistic, stimulating dialogues featuring people in everyday situations.
♦ development of vocabulary and grammar skills through interactive tasks.
♦ clear presentation and thorough practice of the target language.
♦ carefully controlled dialogues for learners to reproduce.
♦ wide variety of listening practice.
♦ writing sections containing models and project work.
♦ variety of stimulating and interesting texts.
♦ pronunciation sections, games and songs.
♦ regular module self-assessment sections.
♦a story in seven episodes giving learners the chance to have fun while learning.
♦a special section on British and American culture.
♦fully dramatised audio CDs.
♦a full-colour Workbook with a separate grammar section.