How does the Chinese Pronunciation Book benefit the Chinese learner? First, in terms of the overall content, this book is a comprehensive, accurate and systematic introduction of pronunciation knowledge, including consonants, vowels, syllable structure, tone, sound changes and syllable writing details. What makes this book such a valuable resource, from one aspect, is that it provides a combination of pronunciation theory and practice (words, sentences, dialogues), and in this design allows the foreign Chinese learner to clearly understand the value and strengthen the motivation to learn Chinese pronunciation, make pronunciation easier to learn, more fun and more practical. From another aspect, all of the syllables chosen for each word, sentence and dialogue are presented in the introduction of each chapter, and in this way arranged in a more focused manner, with a controlled level of difficulty, making it easier for the foreign Chinese learner to practice syllables. At the same time, the difficulty level for the chosen words, sentences and dialogues all fit within the range presented in Boya Chinese Elementary Level I and are chosen for their practicality. This will help the Chinese learner from the very beginning to establish basic Chinese verbal expression ability. Secondly, more about the advantage of the book can be drawn by examining the chapter structure, which is composed of learning objectives, Chinese pronunciation knowledge, words, sentences, dialogue, supplementary notes, pronunciation exercises and a learning progress list. The “Learning Objectives” serves to summarize the detailed content and clearly states the goals that are to be achieved. The goal of the “Chinese Pronunciation Knowledge” section is to lead the foreign Chinese learner to systematically master the pronunciation knowledge points, and apply that knowledge to future studies. The “Words, Sentences and Dialogue” section, based on the syllables listed in the chapter introduction, combines suitable and commonly used words from the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) Elementary Outline with the grammar structure from Boya Chinese Elementary I to form practical sentences and dialogues, and trains and develops the foreign Chinese learner’s basic verbal expression ability. The points in the “Supplementary Notes” section help the Chinese learner to better understand and absorb the lesson content. The “Pronunciation Exercises” are found in the “Chinese Pronunciation Workbook,” with the purpose of allowing the Chinese learner to fully practice the listening, reading and writing of syllables, and convert the lesson content to retained knowledge. The “Learning Progress List” helps the Chinese learner to confirm the lesson points from the chapter have been learned, instilling a sense of accomplishment. This is how this book benefits the foreign Chinese learner in learning Chinese pronunciation. Who is this book designed for? This book is designed for beginning Chinese learners and learners who want to strengthen Chinese pronunciation foundation. Ideally suited for teenagers and adults. What is included in this book? This book introduces all 22 initials, 36 finals, the four tones and 175 commonly found words through everyday dialogues. What is the format? The textbook is available in paperback and electronic version. What are the other materials to match this textbook? The workbook is available in paperback and electronic version, and free audio recordings for the textbook and workbook are available at http://www.oceanmandarin.com/us/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=lists&catid=115.