BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 13548

A child led tour of Tian Chang City in Anhui Province of China

A child led tour of Tian Chang City in Anhui Province of China
Key Info
  • A child led tour of Tian Chang City in Anhui Province of China
  • Duration: 06:52
  • A child led introduction to Tian Chang, a city in eastern China in the province of Anhui. Jing Jing is a 9-year-old girl, who has recently moved to the area to be with her mother, who migrated here for work. Her mother is a sales manager in a toy factory. The area is one of the centres for manufacturing and the theme of this film is 'made in china'. Jing Jing excitedly takes us on a tour of the factory. Women are busy sewing, stuffing and finishing the soft toys ready for export all over the world. Jing Jing is a big fan of the soft toys and she also loves to shop. She loves to buy and read children's books and together with her mother and a friend they take a trip to an enormous toy outlet. First broadcast in the Learning Zone on BBC2 in March 2012 as part of the series In my shoes.
  • Subject:



    Asia: Other

  • Keywords: Chinese manufacturing, toy manufacturing, migration, Chinese books, Chinese writing, factory workers, year of the dragon, diverse culture, Inmyshoes.
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful when looking at: Manufacturing industries and their impact on towns and cities. Economic migration. The rise of China as the world’s biggest exporter of goods. Life in a Chinese city. Cross curricular links include: Geography - cities, towns and villages, Asia. PSHE - differences and similarities, cultural issues. Chinese - shopping, travel and transport, self, family and friends.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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