Here is a fundamental introduction to speaking, understanding, and writing in Spanish, with emphasis on oral proficiency. This new edition presents 70 additional pages covering new work units and enlarged grammar sections. Over the years, Barron's popular and widely used "Easy Way" books have proven themselves to be accessible self-teaching manuals. They have also found their way into many classrooms as valuable and easy-to-use textbook supplements. The titles cover a wide variety of practical and academic topics, presenting fundamental subject matter so that it can be clearly understood and providing a foundation for more advanced study. "Easy Way" books fulfill many purposes: they help students improve their grades, serve as good test preparation review books, and provide readers working outside classroom settings with practical information on subjects that relate to their occupations and careers.