MAINLANDERS IN HK TAUGHT IN CANTONESE: UNHAPPY
Studying abroad has long been a dream for most Chinese students and if they don’t manage going abroad, many choose to go to Hong Kong instead, but this has been causing problems.
A Cantonese lecturer reportedly used Mandarin extensively after students from the Chinese mainland asked him change languages. The class, Essential Concepts in Chinese Culture, which is a core course for all students of the Master of Arts program at City University, Hong Kong. However, according to University guidelines the lecturer was supposed to teach the class in Cantonese, reports Hong Kong based Apple Daily.
Several Hong Kong students are denying widespread reports that Mainland students and Hong Kong students have repeatedly quarreled in the classroom since the incident took place. The report said, Hong Kong students conducted the class, while other other local students protested. 
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MAINLANDERS IN HK TAUGHT IN CANTONESE: UNHAPPY

Studying abroad has long been a dream for most Chinese students and if they don’t manage going abroad, many choose to go to Hong Kong instead, but this has been causing problems.

A Cantonese lecturer reportedly used Mandarin extensively after students from the Chinese mainland asked him change languages. The class, Essential Concepts in Chinese Culture, which is a core course for all students of the Master of Arts program at City University, Hong Kong. However, according to University guidelines the lecturer was supposed to teach the class in Cantonese, reports Hong Kong based Apple Daily.

Several Hong Kong students are denying widespread reports that Mainland students and Hong Kong students have repeatedly quarreled in the classroom since the incident took place. The report said, Hong Kong students conducted the class, while other other local students protested. 

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    I agree with the first two comments that were made here, but I just wanted to say that Cantonese and Mandarin are hardly...
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    I think another element is a certain sense of entitlement that these students may have. Most of the Mainlander Chinese...
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    Hong Kong is a different place than mainland China, and I agree that students should try to adapt to their new...
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    I don’t know how I feel about this. I understand that the news article exaggerated things, but if you’re an...
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