Learning objects Lost bag: ask a baggage handler [Chinese] [Windows version]

TLF ID L1260

Fly to Beijing. Decide what to do when your luggage goes missing. Watch another traveller talk with a local baggage handler. Notice how the baggage handler reacts to phrases, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions. Choose the most culturally appropriate way of asking for help. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students use speech acts to interact with Chinese people in a culturally appropriate way, including greetings.
  • Students recognise and use correct language to negotiate and question.
Educational value
  • Helps students to compare effective communication styles in Chinese with their own culture.
  • Provides opportunities to practise applying functional language such as requesting assistance and asking for information.
  • Demonstrates emotive language.
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/People
  • Languages other than english/Negotiation
  • Languages other than english/Speaking
  • Languages other than english/Questions
  • Languages other than english/Recount
  • Languages other than english/Chinese
  • Languages other than english/Conversation
  • Languages other than english/Cultural context
  • Languages other than english/Body language
  • Languages other than english/Characters
  • Languages other than english/Interactions
  • Languages other than english/Intonation
Skill
  • Analysis;
  • Application;
  • Comprehension;
  • Knowledge
Student activity
  • Interactives;
  • Analysis;
  • Experiment;
  • Modelling
Learning design
  • Independent learning;
  • Experiential learning;
  • Problem solving;
  • Visual learning

Other details

Contributors
  • Technical implementer
  • Script writer
  • Name: Russell Darnley
  • Organisation: Asian Field Study Centres Pty Ltd
  • Address: Rozelle NSW 2039 Australia
  • URL: http://www.asiastudy.com/
  • 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
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 09 Oct 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)
  • Netscape Communicator - minimum version: 5.1 (MS-Windows)
Operating systems
  • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
  • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
Platform requirements
  • Microsoft East Asian language fonts must be installed on the user's computer for correct operation of this content. For installation notes, refer to Microsoft Windows 'Help'.
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.