It has a carefully graded, structural syllabus which provides steady progression in all four skills.
The emphasis on grammar and vocabulary acquisition is combined with many opportunities for lively communicative tasks.
New language is presented in context through picture stories and a variety of entertaining characters. Practice and reinforcement is provided by child-centred activities such as songs, rhymes, and games.
Colourful illustrations and photographs provide visual explanations and make the pages bright and attractive.
The clear presentation makes it suitable for use even in large classes.