ERIC Number: EJ549226
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Aspects of the Two Language System and Three Language Problem in the Changing Society of Hong Kong.
Tsou, Benjamin K.
Current Issues in Language and Society, v3 n2 p128-39 1996
Presents details of the language shifts among the various sections of the Chinese-speaking population in Hong Kong and analyzes patterns of allegiance. Notes that complex social, economic, and political pressures will affect future language in Hong Kong and that, within the domains of family, work, and others, the use of Modern Standard Chinese is minimal as compared to Cantonese and English. (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong