'Touchstone 'is packed with new and exciting ideas, offering a fresh approach to the teaching and learning of English. Student's Book 2A contains units 1-6 from the full Student's Book 2. Student's Book 2 is second level of the innovative Touchstone series designed for high-beginning students and it expands on the fundamental concepts established in Student's Book. Student's Book 2 presents the vocabulary, grammar, and functions students encounter most often in real life. It also develops the conversation strategies that students need for effective conversations, such as how to say no in a friendly way or how to respond to suggestions you are not sure about.