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The language situation in China. Volume 2

Author: Wei Li
Publisher: Boston : De Gruyter, 2014.
Series: Language policies and practices in China.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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China, with the world's largest population, numerous ethnic groups, and vast geographical space, is also rich in languages. Since 2006, China's State Language Commission has been publishing annual reports on ""language life"" in China. These reports cover language policy and planning, new trends in language use, and major events concerning languages in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. Now these reports  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wei, Li.
Language Situation in China, Volume 2.
Boston : De Gruyter, 2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wei Li
ISBN: 9781614513650 1614513651
OCLC Number: 875819017
Description: 1 online resource (374 pages)
Contents: I Language Work; 1 An update on the use and management of standard spoken and written Chinese; 2 Information management of spoken and written languages in China: An update on the latest efforts and development; 3 An overview of ethnic language affairs; 4 A survey of sci-tech terminology work; 5 Status quo of sign language; II Special Research; 6 The international dissemination of Chinese language; 7 Language use in civil aviation; 8 Language situation on the Qinghai-Tibet railway; 9 Language standardization in criminal courts. 10 Language of psychological assistance in post-earthquake services11 The improvement of the language environment for the Shanghai Expo 2010; 12 Language situation of the Three Gorges immigrants of the Changjiang River; 13 A survey of the language use at the migrant schools in Shanghai; 14 A survey on parents' attitudes towards maids' use of dialects; 15 The language situation at foreign companies: A case study of Shanghai; 16 An overview of languages used in Beijing markets catering to foreign customers: A case study of Silk Street. 17 Language situation of Zhejiang's Yiwu Small Commodity Market18 Bilingual education in Altay Prefecture of Xinjiang; 19 A survey of languages used by immigrants in the Xinjiang Production and Construction Group; 20 The English translation of Chinese menus; 21 Short message language use report; 22 Buzzwords vis-á-vis social change in China from 1978 to 2008; III Language Focuses; 23 Chinese elements in the Beijing Olympics and Paralympics; 24 Language issues in advertising; 25 The case of Zhao C; 26 The Internet language craze; 27 The three buzzwords: (Shanzhai), (Lei), and(Jiong). 28 Chinese catchwords of the year (2007-2008)29 Chinese neologisms of the year (2007-2008); IV Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan; 30 New shifts in the medium of instruction policy of Hong Kong; 31 Language policy and language education for ethnic minorities in Hong Kong; 32 Legal language of Macao; 33 Language situation in Taiwan; Appendix; 1 A record of major Chinese language events (2007); 2 A record of major Chinese language events (2008); Contents (Chinese version 2007); Contents (Chinese version 2008); Postscript; Editorial Teams of the English Edition; Index.
Series Title: Language policies and practices in China.
Responsibility: edited by Li Wei.

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China, with the world's largest population, numerous ethnic groups, and vast geographical space, is also rich in languages. These reports cover language policy and planning, new trends in language  Read more...

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