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Chinese Language Culture and Society: Overview

VCE: Units 1 & 2, 3 & 4

Source: Black, S., (2018), Digital montage.

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Chinese Language Culture and Society | Curriculum alignment

Level 1Victorian Curriculum and Assessment AuthorityAims

  • "use Chinese to communicate with others
  • understand and appreciate the cultural contexts in which Chinese is used
  • understand aspects of the cultural practices and traditions of communities which use the Chinese language
  • recognise the role of language and culture in effective communication and the important cultural and linguistic heritage of Chinese-speaking peoples
  • understand their own culture/s through the study of other cultures
  • understand language as a system
  • gain awareness of different attitudes and values within the wider Australian community and beyond
  • apply their understanding of Chinese language, culture and society to work, further study, training and leisure."

Victorian Certification of Education, Chinese Language, Culture and Society, Study Design 2017-2027 (Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority, 2018, p. 5.)

Level 1VideosChina in focus

China is a large and diverse country made up of many ethic groups and customs. This section presents videos that lets you focus on some key aspects of Chinese language, culture and society. Use the left and right arrows to move from one video to the next.

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In text citation: (China Global Television Network, 2017) or China Global Television Network (2017)
Bibliography / Reference list: China Global Television Network. (2017). "Looking China: Kangding, confluence between the old and new". Retrieved from https://youtu.be/3myjSFk2CRA

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In text citation: (China Global Television Network, 2016) or China Global Television Network (2016)
Bibliography / Reference list: China Global Television Network. (2017). "Looking China: Chopsticks". Retrieved from https://youtu.be/5RlSJrMCQ_c

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Bibliography / Reference list: China Global Television Network. (2017). "Looking China: Lusheng, the soul instrument of Miao Village". Retrieved from https://youtu.be/OlEjRNNx3QA

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Bibliography / Reference list: China Global Television Network. (2017). "Looking China: Peckish on Pingjiang". Retrieved from https://youtu.be/HjTISWl-EW8

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Bibliography / Reference list: China Global Television Network. (2017). "Looking China: Tasting ‘Zen’ from tea". Retrieved from https://youtu.be/hf-Ir2ZWi54

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In text citation: (China Global Television Network, 2016) or China Global Television Network (2016)
Bibliography / Reference list: China Global Television Network. (2017). "Looking China: Li Brocade, a tradition that never fades". Retrieved from https://youtu.be/muaHrjFg7Uw

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In text citation: (China Global Television Network, 2016) or China Global Television Network (2016)
Bibliography / Reference list: China Global Television Network. (2017). "Looking China: Tolousophy". Retrieved from https://youtu.be/ZGzNJNxIZAg

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In text citation: (China Global Television Network, 2016) or China Global Television Network (2016)
Bibliography / Reference list: China Global Television Network. (2017). "Looking China: The changing face of Sichuan Opera". Retrieved from https://youtu.be/dmViYMAFucQ

Chinese Language Culture and Society | Background Reading

Level 1eBooks

Level 2

Chinese Language Culture and Society | China and Australia

Level 2

Chinese Language Culture and Society | China and its view of the world

Videos that show how China sees itself and its place in the world today.Level 2Background videos

Xi Jinping on how China embraces globalization (CGTN., 2018)

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In text reference / citation: CGTN (2018) or (CGTN, 2018)
Bibliography / Reference list: CGTN (2018). Xi Jinping on how China embraces globalization, [eVideo]. CGTN, Retrieved from https://youtu.be/BOQ729jNHdI

Chinese Language Culture and Society | Useful Links

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Chinese Language Culture and Society | Curriculum Alignment and Metadata

The aims of this course is to enable students to:

  • "use Chinese to communicate with others
  • understand and appreciate the cultural contexts in which Chinese is used
  • understand aspects of the cultural practices and traditions of communities which use the Chinese language
  • recognise the role of language and culture in effective communication and the important cultural and linguistic heritage of Chinese-speaking peoples
  • understand their own culture/s through the study of other cultures
  • understand language as a system
  • gain awareness of different attitudes and values within the wider Australian community and beyond
  • apply their understanding of Chinese language, culture and society to work, further study, training and leisure".

Source: Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority, (2016), Chinese language, culture and society study design

Curriculum Metadata

Q. What is this? A. Australian education vocabulary metadata in RDF/XML format.

Buddhism Education Services Australia Ltd2005-02-01T00:00:002012-08-27T04:00:19Z佛教6.1 - BT Religion removed, BT Religious groups added.BuddhismAgama Buddha仏教佛教

Chinese history Education Services Australia Ltd2005-02-01T00:00:002017-03-07T00:54:19Z6.3 - BT History removed, BT Regional history added.Chinese historyचीन का इतिहासSejarah Cina中国の歴史중국의 역사中国历史

Chinese languages Education Services Australia Ltd2005-02-01T00:00:002016-06-06T06:24:32ZZhongwenChinese languagesBahasa Cina中国語중국어 (방언)汉语

Chinese literature Education Services Australia Ltd2005-02-01T00:00:002013-06-11T05:20:46Z6.2 - BT Literature removed, BT Regional literature added.Chinese literature中国文学

Confucianism Education Services Australia Ltd2005-02-01T00:00:002012-08-22T05:16:38Z6.1 - BT Religion removed, BT Religious groups added.ConfucianismAgama Khonghucu儒教유교儒家

Culture Education Services Australia Ltd2005-02-01T00:00:00Community attitudesCultural backgroundCultural characteristicsCultural expressionCultural geographyCultural literacyCultural resourcesCultural traitsCultural valuesSocial conventionsSocial life and customsSocial valuesTraditionTraditional culture5.0 - BT Sociology addedثقافةKulturΚουλτούραCultureCulturaCultureसंस्कृतिBudayaCultura文化문화AhureaKültürVăn hóa文化2016-12-02T03:45:36Z

Social customs Education Services Australia Ltd2005-02-01T00:00:002014-05-07T05:21:51ZContinuity (Historical)Continuity and changeCustoms and traditionsSocial norms社会の風習社会的習慣Social customsAdat istiadat社会の慣例사회 관습社会习俗

Taoism 2005-02-01T00:00:002009-07-16T00:00:006.1 - BT Religion removed, BT Religious groups added.Taoism

Asia-Australia engagement - Asia-Australia engagement Education Services Australia Ltd 2012-09-14T01:32:48Z 2C 9 2013-04-02T03:01:01Z

Intercultural understanding Intercultural understandingEducation Services Australia Ltd2012-09-04T01:21:49ZValuing and viewing critically your own cultural perspectives and practices and those of others through your interactions with people, texts and contexts.Education Services Australia Ltd2014-04-16T05:48:29Z6Intercultural

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