Hong Kong English: Autonomy And Creativity (Asian Englishes Today)

Hong Kong English Autonomy And Creativity Asian Englishes Today The dominant view of many linguists and educators has been that Hong Kong English is a variety of the language that is derived from and dependent on the metropolitan norm of British English

  • Title: Hong Kong English: Autonomy And Creativity (Asian Englishes Today)
  • Author: Kingsley Bolton
  • ISBN: 9789622095533
  • Page: 363
  • Format: Paperback
  • Hong Kong English: Autonomy And Creativity (Asian Englishes Today)

    The dominant view of many linguists and educators has been that Hong Kong English is a variety of the language that is derived from, and dependent on, the metropolitan norm of British English.

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      SOCIOLINGUISTICS OF HONG KONG - BOLTONKachru argues for an acceptance and utilization of 'English on Asian terms', noting that, in Asia, English has a potential as a liberating language, and that '[o]nce a language establishes its autonomy, it is actually liberated, and its "liberated" uses and functions have to be separated from its non-liberated uses." Again, Kachru notes the importance of literary creativity in this context, and argues for the acculturation of English to the needs and visions [...]

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