New Standard Chinese Elementary Level teaches the vocabulary and grammar appropriate for HSK level 1-3. In addition to basic words and practical sentence patterns, lesson 1-10 also teaches Pinyin, to help new learners with tones and rules for pronunciation.
Lesson 1-10 includes Conversation and Text, Vocabulary (simplified and traditional characters), Pinyin, Pronunciation Practice, and Notes.
Lesson 11-40 consists of Conversation and Text, Grammar, Scenes, Communication Items, Exercises, New Words, Grammar Notes and Exercises, Oral Practice and Reading. In simplified and traditional characters, Pinyin, and English.