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Author Wang, Lixun, author.

Title Trilingual education in Hong Kong primary schools / Lixun Wang and Andy Kirkpatri.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Multilingual education ; volume 33
Multilingual education ; v. 33.
Springer Education eBooks 2019 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Intro; Acknowledgments; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Hong Kong Demographics; 1.2 Language Policies of Hong Kong; 1.3 Trilingual Education in Hong Kong Primary Schools; 1.4 The Outline of the Book; References; Chapter 2: Literature Review; 2.1 Multilingual/Trilingual Education; 2.1.1 Definitions; 2.1.2 Multilingual Education in Southeast Asia; 2.1.3 Multilingual Education in Europe; 2.2 Code-Switching and Code-Mixing; 2.2.1 Definitions and Functions; 2.2.2 Research on Code-Switching and Code-Mixing in Hong Kong Context; 2.3 Language Policies in Hong Kong from the Past to Present
2.3.1 Bilingualism in Colonial Days2.3.2 Trilingualism and Mother-Tongue Policy in the Postcolonial Period; References; Chapter 3: Methodology; 3.1 Pilot Study; 3.1.1 Classroom Discourse Data Analysis; 3.1.2 Interviews; 3.1.3 Questionnaire Survey; 3.2 Survey of Hong Kong Primary School Principals; 3.2.1 School Types in Hong Kong; 3.2.2 Survey Questionnaire to Hong Kong Primary School Principals; 3.3 Case Studies; 3.3.1 Information of the Three Researched Schools; School A; School B; School C; 3.3.2 Data Collection; Interviews with Teaching Staff and Parents Classroom Discourse Data Analysis3.3.2.3 Teachers' Reflections; Questionnaire Survey; Focus Group Interviews; Ethnographic Field Research Data Analysis; Appendices; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Appendix 3; Appendix 4; Appendix 5; Appendix 6; Appendix 7; References; Chapter 4: Pilot Study in One Hong Kong Primary School; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Discourse Data Analysis; 4.3 Stakeholders' Views: The Principal; 4.4 Stakeholders' Views: The Teachers; 4.4.1 Teachers Using English as MoI; 4.4.2 Teachers Using Putonghua as MoI; 4.4.3 Teachers Using Cantonese as MoI
4.5 Stakeholders' Views: The Parents4.6 Survey on Students' Perception of the Trilingual Education Model; 4.7 Discussion; 4.8 Recommended Justifications of the Trilingual Education Model in the Sample School; 4.9 Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Survey on Trilingual Education in Hong Kong Primary Schools; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Demographics of Schools Surveyed; 5.3 Origins of the Students in the Responding Schools; 5.4 The Medium of Instruction (MoI) Policies; 5.5 Teaching Allocation; 5.6 Graduates' Proficiency Level in the Three Languages
5.7 Collaboration Between Different Subject Teachers5.7.1 Collaboration Between Different Subject Teachers Using English as MoI; 5.7.2 Collaboration Between Different Subject Teachers Using Putonghua as MoI; 5.7.3 Collaboration Between Different Subject Teachers Using Cantonese as MoI; 5.8 Reported Difficulties Encountered by the Surveyed Schools; 5.9 Discussion; 5.9.1 The Direct Subsidy Scheme (DSS) Schools Are Predominately EMI Schools; 5.9.2 Mixed Code in Hong Kong Primary Schools; 5.9.3 Language Subjects Dominate School Curricula
Other author Kirkpatrick, Andy, author.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Multilingual education -- China -- Hong Kong.
Multilingualism in children -- China -- Hong Kong.
Primary school teaching -- China -- Hong Kong.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783030110819 (electronic bk.)
3030110818 (electronic bk.)