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LING6023 Researching Languages in Hong Kong

Prof. Robert Bauer

MA Elective course. Sem 2
Saturday, 2:00 – 4:50 pm (Venue:CPD-4.17, Centennial Campus)

Course Description

This course introduces students to contemporary research on languages issues with special reference to the study of language and linguistics in Hong Kong.  This course will survey recent research on the languages of the HKSAR, and discuss how language research may be critically read and interpreted, with particular attention to research design and methodology.  The central aim of the course is to help students to understand the techniques of quantitative and qualitative research, with case studies relevant to Hong Kong.  It will be of special interest to students intending to carry out locally-based research for their dissertation.

Assessment: 100% coursework

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