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ERIC Number: EJ549227
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-1352-0520
The (Un)Changing Role of Mandarin Chinese in Language Education in Hong Kong.
Leung, Cheung-Shing Samuel; Yuen-Fan, Lomita Wong
Current Issues in Language and Society, v3 n2 p140-51 1996
Explains how the education system in Hong Kong has helped to shape Hong Kong's past diglossia and how the country is preparing to face the changes inherent in the new political context in which Putonghua will be another element. Reports on the status and use of Cantonese and Putonghua (the national language of the People's Republic of China). (33 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China; Hong Kong