If you already have background with Spanish language, this book is the best one to try. It makes use of the so-called ALARM or Approved Learning Automatic Remembering Method to efficiently teach its reader Spanish words, sentences and dialogues. Through this method, a person will be able to enhance his or her ability to remember the words that has been incorporated into consequent sentences from time to time. Second Spanish Reader is ultimately comprehensive because each chapter is created with words explained in previous ones and with as few as possible new words. The author of this book used every opportunity to use the words used in the previous chapters to explain the succeeding chapter.