Advanced Beginning through Advanced Intermediate Conversational Spanish uses a functional approach to teach students the language skills needed to communicate in a variety of everyday situations, such as asking for directions, taking public transportation, and ordering food. A complete conversation course can be built around this useful text. - Authentic news articles, tour schedules, entertainment announcements, photos, and more. Give students a practical context for learning and highlight important cultural features. - Grammar and vocabulary integrated throughout the text. Reinforce development of oral and written skills.