Language Matters: Dr Lisa Lim Talks About Why it is Hard to Argue There is One Chinese Language

29 September 2017 (Friday)

29 September 2017 (Friday) – online

Dr Lisa Lim, Associate Professor in the School of English, talks about why it is hard to argue there is one Chinese Language, in her fortnightly Post Magazine column: Language Matters.

“To a linguist ‘the Chinese language’ is a family of languages – not dialects – that for the most part are mutually unintelligible and written different ways; an appreciation of this variety would help discussions about language policy”

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Source: SCMP