Multilingual Hong Kong sociolinguistic case study of code-switching /

Using multilingual Hong Kong as a case in point, this program makes the hot-button phenomenon known as language-mixing easily accessible to any viewer through interviews with dozens of Hong Kong residents. Their explanations of why and when they mix Cantonese and English reveal much about cultural i...

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Corporate Authors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Infobase.
Other Authors: Chen, Katherine.
Format: Video Video
Language:English
Chinese
Published: New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [2006], c2005.
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Online Access:Available via Films On Demand
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Summary:Using multilingual Hong Kong as a case in point, this program makes the hot-button phenomenon known as language-mixing easily accessible to any viewer through interviews with dozens of Hong Kong residents. Their explanations of why and when they mix Cantonese and English reveal much about cultural identity in cosmopolitan populations and the effects of globalization. Scholarly analysis is provided by specialists from The University of Hong Kong and the City University of Hong Kong.
Item Description:Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on Apr. 07, 2006.
Films on Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Physical Description:1 streaming video file (32 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Format:Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Audience:9 & up.
Access:Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.