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CLIP 1328

Education - working in a factory

Education - working in a factory

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Key Info
  • Education - working in a factory
  • Duration: 04:48
  • 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. However, things aren't necessarily as rosy for the foreign managers, who realise they cannot always impose their standards, but have to adapt to the local situation. Meanwhile, Beijing Normal University holds its centenary celebrations and honours the great sage Confucius, who advocated education for all.
  • Subject:



    Jobs and Careers

  • Keywords: mao suit, cheap labour, workshop of the world, iron rice bowl, duibuqi - sorry, mei guanxi - it doesn't matter, mingpian - business card
Ideas for use in class
  • A look at how China's new joint venture companies have liberated rural women on the one hand and how, on the other, they can pose problems for foreign managers.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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