This title provides extensive coverage of the national curriculum, and the Scottish 5-14 guidelines. It includes a systematic approach to grammar progression, with clear explanations and extensive practice. It contains: interesting topics, set in authentic contexts, from France and other French speaking countries; clear and attractively designed pages, with humorous and stimulating artwork; user-friendly vocabulary and grammar reference sections to encourage independent learning; and end of unit summaries to provide a clear learning framework. It provides full coverage of the New National Curriculum requirements. It provides more grammar activities and more emphasis on verb learning. It includes: new ICT activities, new differentiation of exercises, new "Reading for pleasure" sections, new motivating Flashcards, lively and modern Students' Book, clear presentation, and integrated assessment guidance tasks.