A Study of Language and Character Attitude of Mainland MATCIL Graduate Students in Hong Kong—— Based on A Word Association Test and Interviews

Author
MOU, Lei
WU, Yongyi

Source
International Journal of Chinese Language Education; June 2017; Issue No. 1; p.191 - 213

Publisher
Department of Chinese Language Studies, The Education University of Hong Kong
Chinese Language Program, Columbia University
Chung Hwa Book Co. (H.K.) Ltd.

Abstract
This Study uses word association test and interview to investigate the attitude of Mainland MATCIL (Master of Arts in Teaching Chinese as an International Language) graduate students in Hong Kong toward English, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, Simplified Characters and Traditional characters. These languages, dialects and characters are full of cultural features. This paper also displays the relation between Language Attitude and employment, and cultural emotion.

Keywords
Mainland MA Students in Hong Kong MATCIL Language attitude Word Association Test Interview

Language
Chinese

ISSN
2520-7733 (Print); 2521-4241 (Online)

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