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How shall we investigate code-mixing in Hong Kong?

If code-mixing is that complex in Hong Kong and can be used by Hong Kong people of different backgrounds, how can we say that it is indeed the language that native Hong Kongers speak? Check out this slide to find out! (Date: 5/5/20)

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Why should you take your code-mixing skill to the next level?

What good would it do to your language skills if you like to insert a lot of English words into your mother-tongue conversation? Contrary to what education experts may say about what code-mixing could do to your language proficiency, it may actually be suitable if we have assessed the implementation of such a method. (Date: 19/10/19, Revised: 12/11/19)

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How can you become an expert in code-mixing? (Part 1)

Can code-mixing become a legitimate language? With so many fake ABC's in Hong Kong at the moment, it is just very difficult to distinguish between those who use code-mixing naturally and those who use it for the sake of displaying a high social class. This powerpoint analyses the current code-mixing phrases used by native Hong Kongers, in order to prove that such phrases are becoming such a common form of expression, especially in the local workplaces of Hong Kong. (Date: 6/1/20)

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How can you become an expert in code-mixing? (Part 2)

Do Hong Kongers insert English words into their speech merely for the sake of attaining a high social status, like the Fake ABC's in Hong Kong? In this powerpoint, we are going to continue exploring the reasons behind the some of the commonly used code-mixed expressions in Hong Kong Cantonese. (Date: 27/1/20)

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How can you become an expert in code-mixing? (Part 3)

Are English words being inserted into a Cantonese conversation merely an embellishment of the language? Or is it actually an essential feature of Hong Kong Cantonese? Check out this powerpoint to find out! (Date: 17/2/20)

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How can you become an expert in code-mixing? (Part 4)

Is code-mixing really essential in the lives of Hong Kongers? What would it mean for us if this is really the way that we speak? Find out from this week's analysis! (Date: 15/4/20)

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How can you become an expert in code-mixing? (Part 5)

This week, we're going to look at some code-mixing samples taken from Hong Kong youngsters? Can we now say that English is integrated into Hong Kong Cantonese? Check out these slides to find out! (Date: 22/4/20)

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How can you become an expert in code-mixing? (Part 6)

Are the code-mixing used at workplaces necessary for communication? What if we revert to using Cantonese to say these expressions? Let's find out from our discussion this week! (Date: 1/5/20)

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