Intensive Chinese for Pre-University Student Listening, a series of beginner/intermediate level listening textbooks, is consistent with HSK SyllabusandFinal Test for the Pre-University International Students Founded by the Chinese Government Scholarship and shows the teaching ideas of “learning to use” and “combining learning with testing”. This series is designed for pre-university students who study science, engineering, literature and history in China. It can also be used as Chinese listening textbooks for beginner/intermediate level students who come to China for long-term language training. It is also suitable for learners of Chinese who want to pass HSK levels 1-5. This is the first volume of the listening textbooks designed for students without previous Chinese learning experience. It has 16 lessons, the first four of which teach phonetics, and each of the other 12 lessons has such parts as “Text”, “Exercises”, “Let’s Talk” and “Challenge Ourselves”.