Last updated at 12:27 BST, Thursday, 27 September 2012

Family belongings

Huang Qingju's photo of a family outside their house

A photographer from China has been photographing families alongside all their belongings in a series of photos called 'Family Stuff'.

In this week's 6 Minute English, Chris and Neil discuss the photos and how China's rural population is changing.

View some of the photos in this BBC News article.

This week's question:

What is the world record length for a photography exhibition?

a) 90 metres
b) 1 kilometre
c) 600 kilometres

Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme.

Listen

Family belongings

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Vocabulary

treasured

valuable, precious

belongings

things that a person owns

crave

desire, want

forefront

a position in front

old-fashioned

a style that is out-of-date

consumer goods

items that can be bought

poles apart

at opposite extremes

snapshot

a glimpse

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