Language Matters: Dr Lisa Lim Asks What the Case of Hong Kong’s Star Policeman Says About the City’s Language Policy

13 April 2017 (Thursday)

31 March 2017 (Friday) – online

Dr Lisa Lim, Associate Professor in the School of English, shares her views on the city’s language policy and discusses the case of Constable Ifzal Zaffar, a Hong Kong policeman of Pakistani descent who became an overnight star, in her fortnightly Post Magazine column: Language Matters.

“Ifzal Zaffar recently climbed a crane and, speaking in Urdu, persuaded a fellow Pakistani not to commit suicide. He’s proficient in Cantonese with help from a government scheme, but a fuller embrace of multilingualism is still needed.”

Please click on the following link for the complete article:

http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/short-reads/article/2083468/what-case-hong-kongs-hero-policeman-says-about

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Source: SCMP

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