Language Families of the World. Episode 17, The Languages We Call Chinese.

Contributor(s): Publisher number: 7120034 | KanopyPublisher: The Great Courses, 2019Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2020Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (29 minutes): digital, .flv file, soundContent type:
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Subject(s): Genre/Form: Online resources: Summary: Explore the Asian languages beyond Japanese and Korean, looking into several families along the way. See why Mandarin and Cantonese, though both considered Chinese, are a classic example of two different languages being mistaken for dialects, thanks in part to a shared writing system and cultural proximity.
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Explore the Asian languages beyond Japanese and Korean, looking into several families along the way. See why Mandarin and Cantonese, though both considered Chinese, are a classic example of two different languages being mistaken for dialects, thanks in part to a shared writing system and cultural proximity.

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