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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Table of Contents:
  • Bilingualism in Hong Kong (4:42)
  • Attitudes Towards English in Hong Kong (4:54)
  • Use of Specialized Words (8:50)
  • Attitudes Towards Code-Mixing in Hong Kong (8:19)
  • Code-Mixing: A Hong Kong Linguistic Symbol (2:40)