This set of textbooks targets advanced beginners of the Chinese language, especially college-level students. For those who wish to practice reading Chinese on their own, this is a very practical reader with which to begin.
The textbook consists of ten chapters, each chapter has two main readings. Various topics, such as school, family, travel, writing letters, weather, food and medicine are covered.
The general layout of the textbook is as follows: Excercises before you read, scanning reading exercises, first reading and second reading, new words, comprehensive exercises, tips of the lesson.