Organic Chemistry As a Second Language: First Semester Topics, 4th Edition Posted: December 26th, 2017 — Helps develop the skills needed to solve a variety of problem types. Presents the fundamental topics clearly with an informal, friendly tone. Describes the how-to of problem solving, including approaching problems strategically. Discusses the relationship between concepts and puts topics in context. Covers important areas such as resonance, nomenclature, conformations, substitution reactions, synthesis and more.