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Mentone Girls' Grammar School | Kerferd Library

Chinese Language Culture and Society: Modern China

VCE: Units 1 & 2, 3 & 4

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

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)


Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

Level 3 resourceLEVEL

Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

Modern China | Videos

Level 2eVideoCGTNVideos from the Chinese government broadcaster CGTN's "New Era for China" playlist showing showing how today's Chinese government see itself, as well as its place in China and the world at large.


After 40 years of reform, opening up and development, China is standing in a “new era.” The ultimate goal of this period is the “great rejuvenation of the nation,” a blueprint set forth by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who plans to push his country forward in a “new era” during which “no one must be left behind.”


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In text reference / citation: Xi (2018) or (Xi, 2018)
Bibliography / Reference list: Xi, J (2018). Xi Jinping: China’s new era in which ‘no one must be left behind’, [eVideo]. CGTN, Retrieved from

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