A selection of clips from Programme 3 of Real Chinese
Getting into a good university is highly competitive and entry depends not only on excellent grades, but also good moral conduct. Graduating from a top university such as Peking University is a passport to success. This growing opinion is now stimulating discussion on "creative education". In this clip, students say where they are from, introduce each other and talk about what they are studying.
Business in Beijing
Deng Xiaoping's economic reforms have seen the emergence of private companies and joint venture companies. Foreign capital is pouring in and the international community is growing. Women are also getting the opportunity to become successful entrepreneurs. In this clip, people say which languages they speak and run through formal introductions in business situations (for partners and colleagues). It also covers how to talk about the work you do.
Work in a factory
Working in a joint venture factory is a dream come true for rural employees, as they no longer need to work the fields and can earn much more. Meanwhile, Beijing Normal University holds its centenary celebrations and honours the great sage Confucius, who advocated education for all. This clip covers making apologies and other business-related language.
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