[Episode 16 | 1858 : Ben]
After foraging in the forest for plover's eggs, Ben competes with Leck to sell them to the local populace. He then gets into trouble with his father after he repeats an ugly stereotype about Chinese people that he learnt from Mr Wilson.
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In this clip, Ben and his friend Leck earn money by selling the food that they catch and harvest from the surrounding area. In a time before grocery stores, food was often sold by local suppliers straight to the kitchen door.
Student Activity Sheet H.16.3 Regular boy
In this clip, we see Ben and Leck earning money by selling small produce and performing various odd jobs.
Student Activity Sheet H.16.4: Jobs and pocket money