Environment

A short drama on the theme of the environment which supports learners of GCSE Mandarin. A Chinese superhero asks the man he’s rescuing about what he does to protect the environment.

A superhero rescues a man from a house fire but wants to know how it started, and what the citizen does to recycle and save water and electricity. They also talk about local pollution and who does the cooking and the household chores.

Teacher Notes

This clip could be used to practise introductions. Set comprehension questions for pupils to answer in class or at home to prepare for Listening exam. Pupils could recreate scenes in class/write a summary for homework. This clip could help to prepare pupils for controlled assessment (speaking). Identify grammatical structures that pupils should use in speaking and writing. Pupils could use the film to “get their ear in” just before the final Listening exam.

Curriculum Notes

This clip will be relevant for teaching Mandarin. This topic appears in the AQA GCSE in England and Wales in Northern Irelandl.