Do you want to learn French or brush up what you know already? Are you planning a holiday in France or preparing for an exam? Are you looking for a course with a traditional approach to language learning, based on solid grammatical foundations, translation skills and practical vocabulary? If so, this is the course for you. The material covers a variety of everyday topics in a simple, concise manner. There are plenty of examples and explanations to illustrate how the language works and to build confidence. Each unit, designed to build systematically on what you have already learned, contains: - clear grammar explanations - vocabulary lists - reading material consisting of a story, dialogue or letter - questions for speaking practice - exercises There are also revision units to help you practise what you are learning. At the back of the book, an exercise key enables you to check your answers while grammar and vocabulary sections provide a useful reference. This new, 7th edition comes with a brand new 32pp test-yourself section giving you extra practice and allowing you to monitor your progress as you go through the course, helping you keep on top of tricky grammar points and regularly testing the vocabulary you're learning. The accompanying CD will help you with listening and speaking. In addition to a full pronunciation section, it contains reading passages and dialogues from the coursebook, followed by comprehension questions in French, together with model answers.