In an easy-to-understand manner, novices can learn the fundamental techniques for playing guitar and master the basics of music theory in this comprehensive guide. Filled with diagrams, photographs, and music, Guitar for Beginners begins with simple scales, chords, and rhythms. Once you've mastered these, you can move on and will soon be playing entire songs. As you progress from one lesson to the next, you'll learn musical notation, the differences between electric and acoustic guitars, how to tune both, and freeboard positioning. As you practice finger exercising, you'll quickly gain dexterity, coordination, and speed. Complete with an extensive chord dictionary, Guitar for Beginners is like having a teacher at your side, helping you make beautiful music each step of the way.