Buying and Selling

Whether collecting trinkets at the local market or negotiating the purchase of a traditional Chinese-style painting in a specialized gallery, the beginning speaker needs to know the right words and phrases when shopping in China. This program helps equip the Western visitor with the language skills... Full description

Corporate Author: BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Other Authors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group.
Language: English
Chinese
Bantu
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2004.
Series: Real Chinese
Subjects:
Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.
Summary: Whether collecting trinkets at the local market or negotiating the purchase of a traditional Chinese-style painting in a specialized gallery, the beginning speaker needs to know the right words and phrases when shopping in China. This program helps equip the Western visitor with the language skills necessary for pleasant and effective consumer transactions with Chinese proprietors. Cultural topics include: Beijing's addiction to shopping, from designer fashion to herbal medicine; how to browse, bargain, and buy, Chinese-style; and the elaborate and time-honored art of cloisonne, or enamel-coated pottery.
Item Description: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 09, 2011.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (15 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Format: Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Audience: 9 & up.
Access: Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.

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