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Language in Hong Kong at Century's End
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This volume offers a view of the linguistic situation in Hong Kong in the final years of the twentieth century, as it enters the post-colonial era.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Front Matter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vii
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Overview
  2. pp. xi-xv
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  1. 1. Introduction: Perspectives on Language in Hong Kong at Century's End
  2. pp. 1-40
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  1. PART I: LANGUAGE USE PROFILES: The Hong Kong Speech Community: Present, Past, and Future
  2. p. 41
  1. 2. Charting Multilingualism: Language Censuses and Language Surveys in Hong Kong
  2. pp. 43-90
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  1. 3. Societal Accommodation to English and Putonghua in Cantonese-Speaking Hong Kong
  2. pp. 91-111
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  1. 4. The Onset of Bilingualism in Hong Kong: Language Choice in the Home Domain
  2. pp. 113-141
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  1. Code-Mixing
  2. p. 143
  1. 5. Why Two Languages Might Be Better Than One: Motivations of Language Mixing in Hong Kong
  2. pp. 145-159
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  1. 6. The Plight of the Purist
  2. pp. 161-190
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  1. 7. How Does Cantonese-English Code-Mixing Work?
  2. pp. 191-216
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  1. Language Use in Specific Groups
  2. p. 217
  1. 8. Language Choice and Identity: The World of the Hong Kong Indian Adolescent
  2. pp. 219-242
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  1. 9. Our Future English Teachers: Language Use Among Graduate and Undergraduate TESL Students in Hong Kong
  2. pp. 243-262
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  1. Discussion Papers
  2. p. 263
  1. 10. Language and Education in Hong Kong
  2. pp. 265-276
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  1. 11. Hong Kong Language in Context: The Discourse of Ch'u
  2. pp. 277-281
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  1. PART II: VIEWS AND ORIENTATIONS UNDERLYING LANGUAGE USE: Attitudes and Motivations in Language Learning
  2. p. 283
  1. 12. By Carrot and by Rod: Extrinsic Motivation and English Language Attainment of Hong Kong Tertiary Students
  2. pp. 285-301
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  1. 13. Learning English in Hong Kong: Making Connections Between Motivation, Language Use, and Strategy Choice
  2. pp. 303-328
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  1. 14. Current Language Attitudes of Hong Kong Chinese Adolescents and Young Adults
  2. pp. 329-338
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  1. 15. Acculturation to English by an Ethnic Minority: The Language Attitudes of Indian Adolescents in a Hong Kong International School
  2. pp. 339-362
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  1. Perspectives on Medium of Instruction
  2. p. 363
  1. 16. Medium of Instruction: Policy and Reality at One Hong Kong Tertiary Institution
  2. pp. 365-389
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  1. 17. Three Languages: One Future
  2. pp. 391-415
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  1. Discussion Papers
  2. p. 417
  1. 18. Language Policy and Practice: A Problem of Motivation or Priority?
  2. pp. 419-424
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  1. 19. Language Attitudes and Language Cognitions: Future Prospects for Hong Kong
  2. pp. 425-435
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 437-449
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