Issue 6: Enhancing students oral competence through communicative language teaching

By Tina Wu (LED Year 2, 2008-2009) It is no exaggeration that although over 98% of Hong Kong people speak in Cantonese, English is always regarded as the “prestigious” language and its proficiency guarantees tertiary education opportunity and future career development (Wong and VanPatten, 2002). However, sad to say, the declining English standard of Hong Kong students …

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