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Being...Chinese : A Language Primer / 4 Learning (Firm).

Other author/creator4 Learning (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©2008.
Description1 streaming video file (37 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Portion of title Language Primer
Contents In and Around Beijing (2:31) -- Summer Palace (2:28) -- Words and Phrases About School (5:25) -- Words and Phrases About Shopping (2:05) -- Words and Phrases About Apartment Living (1:47) -- Moon Festival and Family (4:24) -- Words and Phrases for Hobbies (3:54) -- Old Beijing (5:03) -- Sports Day (4:11) -- Country Outing (4:18) -- Credits: Being - Chinese: A Language Primer (0:29)
Abstract Shot entirely on location in and around Beijing, this program follows a group of Chinese schoolchildren through their daily lives as it demonstrates the meanings and usages of numerous Mandarin words, phrases, and expressions. Viewers accompany the children as they move about Beijing, take a trip to the Great Wall of China, and relax at home. Additional lessons focus on a family meal, a shopping trip, and a day in the life of a Chinese school. A great learning tool that mixes fun, facts, and real-world situations to reinforce language comprehension.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 14, 2011.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 6 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
LanguagePortions in Mandarin with Pinyin subtitles.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: 4 Learning (Firm), 2008.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number43668 Films Media Group

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