Ideal for beginners and those in the early stages of learning to play guitar. This book is part of an acclaimed series by the Registry of Guitar Tutors. This book covers all the material needed for the Registry of Guitar Tutors Grade One electric guitar examination, enabling you to gain an internationally recognized qualification. The material covered includes: open and fretted scales; 15 open position chords; exercises to use the chords with chord charts and use the scales for lead playing; full details of spoken tests on the anatomy of the guitar and musical knowledge; examples of aural assessments to develop your ear for music. Whether or not you are interesting in taking an RGT exam, studying this course will help you to achieve your full potential as a guitarist by developing all aspects of your guitar playing, increasing your knowledge of specialist electric guitar techniques and improving your understanding of the music theory that relates to electric guitar playing.