Generative Linguistics in Hong Kong
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Generative linguistics was introduced to Hong Kong in the late 1960s, as part of the course "Introduction to Language and Linguistics" offered to language studies students at the University of Hong Kong and subsequently the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Individual courses on generative syntax, generative phonology, and semantics were not offered until the 1980s. In the late 1980s to early 1990s, several departments with “linguistics” as part of their title appeared in Hong Kong tertiary insti…

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Dingxu Tim SHI, “Generative Linguistics in Hong Kong”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 20 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_00000165>
First published online: 2015



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