Both versions are based on the belief that conversation is a God-given tool to be used with excellence, and that training and effort are keys to such excellence.
Both books prominently feature Bible verses and famous quotes related to each lesson.
Both books present good character as the essential ingredient for the exercise of conversational skill.
Many parents begin with Conversation with Character for children ages 9 into early-teens to lay the foundation. Once the foundation is established, the same children can work through Advanced Conversation with Character to develop their conversational expertise.