Progressive and ever-growing globalization has contributed to thespread of the English language all over the world, to the extent thatthe mastering of English has become an essential pre-requisite foreveryone to enter the labour market. This English Manual will help the reader not only to develop his or her linguistic abilities but alsoto gain confidence and self-assurance in the use of the Englishlanguage regarding the four communicative skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The book consists of eight units, intended tofacilitate the learning of English as a second or foreign language(LESL/LEFL). The units are organized according to the differentcontents they include. There are lexical and semantic, grammatical,orthographic, phonetic and phonological, sociolinguistic andsociocultural contents and units referring to language functions andtext coherence and cohesion. Once the reader finishes the study ofthis book, he or she will be able to comprehend and produce Englishtexts and speeches, as well as to participate in oral conversationsabout daily and personal topics, using common English structures and a wide range of vocabulary. In addition, readers may take the B1 leveltest of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference forLanguages).