Erya Chinese Elementary Chinese: Comprehensive Course, divided into two volumes, is an integrated textbook compiled for the compulsory course for international students in their first year of study at a college. This is the first volume, which teaches grammar and is used in their first semester. It consists of two sub-volumes. Each includes 12 lessons, each of which has units such as Learning Tips, Warming-up Activities, Studying in Class, Activities and Summary. Each unit is composed of four lessons and provides the summary of grammatical points and a unit test. Each sub-volume has the after-class exercises accompanying the textbook as well as the unit tests and final tests. This set of textbooks focuses on syntactic grammar, but without neglecting its communicative functions and culture and puts emphasis on the communicativeness of its overall design.