Globalization and Identity
This richly detailed case study sets out to investigate the attitudes of Hong Kong university students to eight varieties of English speech. It employs a range of direct and indirect techniques of attitude measurement in order to obtain in-depth information about the students’ perceptions. The book also discusses the important pedagogical implications of the choice of linguistic model in English language teaching, both within the Hong Kong population and among other Chinese communities.
Appendix 1: Questionnaire for Selecting Traits
If you have a positive perception of your native tongue, would you please select and rank ten adjectives from the following list according to how you perceive it? The ranking 1~10 can show how suitable you think the ten adjectives can be used to describe your native tongue. ‘1’ indicates the most suitable adjective.
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