LT5453 - The Cantonese Language: Pronunciation, Lexicon and Grammar

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Exclusive Courses:
CTL5414 or CAH5414
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to help students familiarize the phonological, morphological, syntactic structures of Cantonese in Hong Kong. Upon completing this course, students should have an understanding of the pronunciation, lexicon, and grammar of Cantonese and be able to conduct linguistic analyses on their own.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Assignment: 40%
Quiz: 30%
Tutorial performance and presentation: 30%
Detailed Course Information


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