The description and analysis of spoken English in Hong Kong


Grant Data
Project Title
The description and analysis of spoken English in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator
Mrs Kwok, Helen Hoi Lun   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Bolton Kingsley Ronald   (Co-Investigator)
Start Date
1986-07-01
Amount
8115
Conference Title
Presentation Title
HKU Project Code
SRC
Grant Type
Strategic Research Fund (UPGC)
Funding Year
1990/1991
Status
Completed
Objectives
To produce a rigorous linguistic description of a "Hong Kong English" accent; to conduct research on the identification of linguistic mechanisms influencing the establishment of such an accent, including "interference" or "transfer" from Cantonese; the examination of language attitudes; the discussion of "standards" and target models locally.