The book provides a complete guide for foreigners who make their first trip or are planning to come to China for traveling, work or study. It provides more than 600 practical sample sentences classified according to the language function. The language materials are communicative and functional. With well-chosen topics and situations, abundant practical sample sentences, rich background information and culture knowledge, and typical and practical short conversations, the manual can be a great help for the foreigners' life and work in China. As a pocket book, it is easy for carrying; with four-color printing, it also contains a lot of interesting illustrations. There is also an additional MP3 CD with the recording of all the sentences in the book.