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Tang, Gladys – CUHK Papers in Linguistics, 1991
This paper reports on a study that attempts to investigate the acquisition orders of the English interrogatives established in three groups of Cantonese classroom learners. A goal of the study is to examine the effect of formal instruction on second language acquisition, to discover whether different intensity of classroom instruction has an…
Descriptors: Cantonese, Classroom Environment, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
Kwok, Irene – 1975
This is a resource book designed to be used by teachers in Chinese bilingual bicultural programs. The materials in the book are based on Chinese New Year customs still observed in Chinese-American communities. The resource book contains five types of materials: (1) a general introduction to the Chinese New Year, including the Chinese Lunar Year…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cantonese, Chinese, Chinese Americans
Lew, Gordon – 1971
This is one of a series of elementary readers written in Cantonese and English and designed to familiarize children with the traditional major Chinese festivals celebrated by the Chinese in America. This booklet describes the celebration of the Dragon Boat Festival, which marks the beginning of summer. A brief background to the festival is…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Students, Cantonese, Chinese
Lew, Gordon – 1971
This is one of a series of elementary readers written in Cantonese and English and designed to familiarize children with the traditional major Chinese festivals celebrated in America. This booklet follows the activities of a Chinese-American family on "Ching-Ming Day." (CLK)
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Cantonese
Lew, Gordon – 1971
This is one of a series of elementary readers written in Cantonese and English and designed to familiarize children with the traditional major Chinese festivals celebrated by the Chinese in America. This booklet describes the occasion for the Winter Festival (the beginning of winter) and follows a Chinese-American family in its preparation for and…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Cantonese
Lew, Gordon – 1971
This is one of a series of elementary readers written in Cantonese and English, designed to familiarize children with the traditional major Chinese festivals celebrated by the Chinese in America. The booklet follows the activities of a Chinese-American family in its preparations for the Chinese New Year. (CLK)
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Cantonese
Lew, Gordon – 1971
This is one of a series of elementary readers written in Cantonese and English and designed to familiarize children with the traditional major Chinese festivals celebrated by the Chinese in America. This booklet describes the celebration of the harvest-time holiday called the Moon Festival. (CLK)
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Cantonese
Yeung, Alexander Seeshing; Wong, Edwin King Por – 2002
Researchers have emphasized the domain specificity of academic self-concept. For monolingual students, verbal and math self-concepts have been found to be distinct constructs. However, the assumption of a single distinct verbal construct may be questionable for individuals speaking multiple languages. Primary and secondary school teachers from…
Descriptors: Cantonese, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Mandarin Chinese
Green, Christopher – Hongkong Papers in Linguistics and Language Teaching, 1991
The notion that acquisition of a second language may be influenced by transfer of typological features from the first language is discussed, focusing on the role of topic-prominence in the interlanguage stages of a native Cantonese-speaker learning English. First, the topic-prominent surface structure manifestations in oral Cantonese are examined.…
Descriptors: Cantonese, Chinese, Discourse Analysis, English (Second Language)
Lew, Gordon – 1971
This is one of a series of elementary readers written in Cantonese and English and designed to familiarize children with the traditional major Chinese festivals celebrated by the Chinese in America. This booklet describes in narrative form the meaning of the red envelopes given with money gifts at Chinese New Year and other festivities. A page of…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Cantonese
Musante, Patricia – 1993
This report presents an evaluation of Bilingual Enrichment Services and Training (Project BEST), an Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII-funded project in its third year of operation at four schools in Manhattan. The project served 266 Cantonese-, Fukienese, and Mandarin-speaking gifted students of limited English proficiency.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Cantonese
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment. – 1992
Students from Lafayette High School and Pershing Intermediate School in Brooklyn, New York who were of Spanish and Cantonese linguistic backgrounds (and who scored at or below the 40th percentile on the Language Assessment Battery) received intensive instruction in English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) and native language arts (NLA) in Spanish or…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Cantonese, Career Education, Dropout Prevention
Woodell, Thomas M. – 1973
There are between seven and eight thousand Chinese Americans living in Houston, but there has never been a predominantly Chinese neighborhood in the city. This lack of geographical focus has prevented the development of easily identifiable aspects of ethnic concentration, such as a Chinese school or a Chinese business district. Apart from the…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingualism, Cantonese, Chinese
Wei, Jennifer M. – 1994
This paper explores the range of arguments and sentiments regarding the promotion and/or abolition of types of Chinese scripts. The written representations of Cantonese in Hong Kong, Mandarin in Taiwan as well as Mandarin in China are examined via issues of identity and of discourse both at national and international levels. Chinese scripts are…
Descriptors: Cantonese, Chinese, Contrastive Linguistics, Cultural Context
Nunan, David; Keobke, Ken – Hong Kong Papers in Linguistics and Language Teaching, 1995
This paper explored task difficulty from the perspective of the learner. It investigated the relationship between student perception of task difficulty and actual difficulty as measured by successful completion of a task. The study also collected information on those factors identified by students themselves as implicated in task difficulty.…
Descriptors: Cantonese, College Students, Cultural Awareness, Difficulty Level
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