Development of temporality in Cantonese children's stories


Grant Data
Project Title
Development of temporality in Cantonese children's stories
Principal Investigator
Dr Leung, Cheung Shing   (Principal investigator)
Duration
35
Start Date
2001-10-01
Completion Date
2004-08-31
Amount
416000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Cantonese stories
Discipline
Others - Education
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 7150/01H
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2001/2002
Status
Completed
Objectives
To fill this gap of knowledge by studying discourse competence of children in Hong Kong; to examine the use of linguistic devices in expressing temporality in story-telling; to contribute to the growing body of knowledge about the development of Cantonese-speaking children's linguistic ability.