Now in its third edition, and featuring additional commonly used words and phrases, this popular and informal self-instruction program is a quick and easy way to pick up informal, practical Spanish without having to memorize tedious rules. ItÂ's designed for English-speakers who are in regular contact with Hispanics and need to communicate with them for both work purposes and social situations. Most-often-used Spanish words and phrases are emphasized and repeated in different contexts. The author also advises on Spanish pronunciation and improving listening comprehension. The three enclosed audio CDs reflect the bookÂ's contents and demonstrate correct Spanish pronunciation.