Learning Cantonese is a Piece of Cake?
Hi 老外 (lo wi) ! So you think Cantonese is a piece of cake because of your good Putonghua? Surely knowledge of Putonghua is useful when learning Cantonese, but you need to be careful of ‘false friends’ or you will suffer from interference rather than help! Is there a pattern how Putonghua differs from Cantonese in terms of pronunciation and vocabulary? Join our talk and explore! (Putonghua speaking foreigners who plan to learn or learning Cantonese are most welcomed)
Date: 31 July 2014
Venue: Fong Yun Wah Hall
Speakers: Chan Chi Leung, Shen Min Yu, Chan Kin Wing (Cantonese teachers of Yale-China Chinese Language Centre)
Seats are limited and on first-come-first served basis. Please arrive on time! For any enquiry, please contact CLC at 3943-6727/ email@example.com
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The 2011 CLC
Spring Party was held on March 4. Over 100 students from
Putonghua Programme, Cantonese Programme and University
Programme Divisions performed at the event including chorus,
poem recital, short play and dancing. Photos are available