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Don't believe all the hype about HK's falling English standards
South China Morning Post
  • Andrew John SEWELL, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Document Type
Newspaper article
Publication Date
10-10-2015
Abstract

Andrew Sewell says using average scores or anecdotal evidence to gauge language proficiency is misleading, and we may come up short if we search for real evidence of declining standards.

Language
English
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This article is also published online as Are English standards really falling in Hong Kong? Don't believe all you read, with full text available at
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1865488/ are-english-standards-really-falling-hong-kong-dont-believe

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Citation Information
Sewell, A. (2015, October 10). Don't believe all the hype about HK's falling English standards. South China Morning Post, A13.