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New Practical Chinese Reader is a series of textbooks designed for native English speakers to learn Chinese. It consists of 70 lessons in six volumes, covering beginning to intermediate levels for three years of instruction. It has been compiled under the guidance of the new the HSK Guideline and in consultation with NOTCFL Syllabus.
New Practical Chinese Reader. Written by Liu Xun. Published in 2004 by the Beijing Language and Culture University Press. Contains 70 lessons and 5244 words. ISBN: 978-0887276798.