"6,000+ Essential Words is the perfect companion to any foreign-language program, at any learning level-from beginner through advanced. It's a simple and effective way to build a better vocabulary. More than just a list, 6,000+ Essential Words uses a proven method to learn new vocabulary. Based on the simple principle that vocabulary is more easily mastered when grouped in themes, we've organized words by topic-such as Family and Relationships, Around the House, and Sports and Leisure. Students can pick a category and study at their own pace. And to really understand the meanings we've added examples, exercises, and dialogues using the words in everyday conversations. Plus we've added an interactive CD-ROM featuring 1,000 words with audio clips to master pronunciation, quizzes, and a unique program to create flashcards and personalized vocabulary lists. Easy to use and comprehensive, it's the ideal book for any student to enhance their foreign language studies."