Speaker: Prof. Tang Sze Wing (Department of Chinese Language & Literature)
|Date:||24 October 2014 (Fri)|
|Venue:||G24, Arts and Humanities Hub, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK|
|Abstract:||The Hong Kong community has a great concern about the language issue and “Teaching Chinese in Putonghua” has been a hot topic recently. Professor Tang gave a detailed account of the background and development of the issue. He analyzed the objectives of “Teaching Chinese in Putonghua” and commented on the rationales against such a teaching method from the perspective of linguistics. He also talked about related topics including the relationship between Cantonese and Putonghua and the difference between spoken and written language.|
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