Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Old speech, new voices: examining the language motivations of Portuguese learners in Macau

Brown, Adrian James


In the city-state of Macau, a former Portuguese colony returned to China in 1999, there are two official languages: Chinese and Portuguese. Portuguese is only spoken as a first language by only 0.7% of the population, while the great majority of other residents speak Cantonese. Mandarin (Putonghua) and English are also widely understood and used in the media, education, business and government services, with most residents multilingual to some degree. Since the 1980s, community interest in...[Show more]

CollectionsOpen Access Theses
Type: Thesis (Masters sub-thesis)


File Description SizeFormat Image
Brown Thesis 2015.pdf4.85 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  12 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator