Learning objects Department store: food counter

TLF ID L1236

Go shopping for food in a Chinese department store. Notice there is a huge range of products and packaging types. Get exactly what you need by choosing the food counter and interacting with store assistants. Find items such as mooncakes, green tea and apple juice. Use measure words such as 'ping' when purchasing a bottle. Buy all the items on your list and pay at the checkout. Look for bargains and limit your spending to stay within a budget. This learning object is one in a series of five objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students apply Chinese words and phrases associated with shopping such as consumer items, adjectives, measure words, quantities and directions.
  • Students use currency and numbers to buy goods.
Educational value
  • Helps students to apply common phrases for shopping transactions, specify product preferences and quantities.
  • Provides opportunities to identify and use Chinese currency.
  • Demonstrates Chinese shopping customs in a department store setting.
  • Includes a range of items and quantites requiring the use of measure words.
  • Illustrates common consumer goods and associates common phrases with them.
Year level

9; 10

Learning area
  • languages other than english
Strand
  • Languages other than english/Oral interaction
  • Languages other than english/Reading and responding
  • Languages other than english/Understanding culture
  • Languages other than english/Writing
Concept
  • Languages other than english/Instructions
  • Languages other than english/Interactions
  • Languages other than english/People
  • Languages other than english/Models
  • Languages other than english/Shop phrases
  • Languages other than english/Role playing
  • Languages other than english/Chinese
  • Languages other than english/Activities
  • Languages other than english/Conversation
  • Languages other than english/Cultural context
  • Languages other than english/Body language
  • Languages other than english/Characters
Skill
  • Knowledge;
  • Comprehension;
  • Application
Student activity
  • Interactives;
  • Analysis;
  • Modelling;
  • Comprehension activity
Learning design
  • Experiential learning;
  • Independent learning;
  • Problem solving;
  • Visual learning

Other details

Contributors
  • Technical implementer
  • Name: Xiangyang Chen
  • Address: McKellar ACT 2617 Australia
  • Script writer
  • Name: Tracey Ann Jones
  • Organisation: insomnia communications
  • Address: Claremont WA 6010 Australia
  • URL: http://www.insomcom.com/
  • Subject matter expert
  • Name: Li Kaining
  • Address: Braddon ACT 2612 Australia
  • Technical implementer
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
Learning resource type
  • Interactive Resource
Browsers
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
  • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
  • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
Operating systems
  • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
  • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.