March 31, 2013

Curriculum: China's Markets of the Past and Present

Learn about markets of past and Chinese purchasing power today. A short documentary video helps students understand that markets are changing over time while maintaining their ties to the local culture to meet people’s needs for price, quality, and efficiency, as well as for fun. In the related lesson, students explore the relationships between markets and people’s needs, the students will learn Chinese vocabulary and grammatical forms that will enable them to talk about these relationships in Chinese at a rudimentary level.

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China's Markets is part of Asia Society's China and Globalization initiative. Learn more about the initiative and access more curriculum at

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