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LING6014 The History and Structure of Cantonese

Prof. Stephen Matthews

MA Elective course. Sem 1
Saturday, 9:30 am – 12:20 pm (Venue:CPD-4.16, Centennial Campus)


Course Description

This course offers a wide-ranging account of Cantonese in all of its major facets: its origins, historical development, phonology, morphology, syntax, and lexis, as well as dialectal and social variation. Recent advances in research on Cantonese will also be discussed and reviewed.

Assessment: 100% coursework

Course Details

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