The History of Foot Binding in China


Listening — Advanced Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. When was foot binding made illegal in China?

  2. Why would young girls have their feet bound?

  3. How old were the girls who started foot binding?

  4. What would they do with the wrapped foot evey few days ?

  5. What did they hope to happen with the wrapped foot?

  6. What happened to the practice in 1912?

  7. Where is the actual bound foot displayed?


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. How do you feel about foot binding?

  2. What is the size of your feet? Are you happy with it? If no, why?

  3. Are you conscious about the way you look? Why? Why not?


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