This book is a beginning level text that covers material that is common to a Spanish 101 course taught at a high school, community college, or university. Some of the vocabulary covered in this book includes greetings, family, school, pastimes, work and daily routines. Some of the grammar that is covered includes nouns, verbs (regular, stem-changing, irregular, and reflexive), and adjectives (descriptive, demonstrative, possessive). Each chapter includes speaking, reading and writing activities for every topic covered. This book is intended to be a good and inexpensive alternative to expensive textbooks.