Family and pets

Australia, 1990

TV show
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Episode number 1 of Series “Dragon’s tongue”.
This first episode introduces the phrases “What is your name?”, “How old are you?” and their answers, “This is”, “He is” and “She is” and words for family members and pets. At the same time we are shown the homes of two different families in Beijing, glimpses of children at school, a zoo visit and the pets the Chinese keep. We also have a brief introduction to calligraphy and how the modern pictograms have developed. Introduced by Colin McKerras. In Mandarin and English.

Credits

producer/director

Maija Rove

production company

Griffith University

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Language

Chinese

Duration

00:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38990

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Foreign language films

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → China - Social life and customs

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → China - Social conditions

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Chinese characters

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Chinese language

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Chinese language - Writing

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Foreign language films

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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