Turtle is hungry so he follows the smell of food until it takes him to the spider Anansi's house. She reluctantly allows him in to share her food but tricks him and he leaves hungry. Despite this, he invites Anansi to dinner if she ever feels hungry. One day she turns up - but will she be fed?

This clip is from:
English and Mandarin
First broadcast:
17 March 2009

This clip could be used at the beginning of a lesson to introduce the words ‘hungry’ and ‘thirsty’ in Chinese and the good habit of sharing. Can also inspire the children to think about what good manners are when eating and having meals. It could also be used at the end of the lesson to discuss eating habits in different cultures and introducing some additional phrases for more advanced pupils.