Fourth Annual Language and Society Centre Lecture – 2011

Decoding Chinese English (CE): Definitions, Features, and Attitudes

A presentation by Dr Zhichang Xu, Monash University

In this public lecture, Dr. Xu will review definitions of CE using World Englishes and Asian Englishes as a theoretical framework. He will also describe the lexical, syntactic, discourse and pragmatic features of CE, and report the findings of two surveys on Chinese university students’ attitudes towards CE.