Features and Benefits *F New and updated high-interest topics. *B Motivate students to express their own points of view.*F Expanded vocabulary and pronunciation practice. *B Ensures greater language proficiency.*F Grammar correlation chart. *B Links NorthStar to two leading grammar series Focus on Grammar and the Azar Grammar series.*F Outstanding instructional resources including a teacher's manual with achievement tests, process writing activity books, audio recordings of the main reading and listening sections, a new video program, and Web activities. *B Facilitate teacher preparation and enhance students' engagement with the material.