Designed as a companion to the New Practical Chinese Reader Textbook Vol. 1, this workbook is intended to be used by students outside of the classroom. In addition to exercises for studying characters, phonetics, sentence patterns and words, it also includes general exercises for speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing. The workbook features a progressively graded exercise structure, and special attention is paid to key point of pronunciation in each lesson. Instructor’s manual is available too.