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.