Late English Immersion in Hong Kong

Philip HOARE, Wai Yu Stella KONG

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Our research into contrasting approaches in Hong Kong and China towards CBI shows that balancing language and content, and teaching the language of the content constitute the major challenges in both contexts. Teacher education for both content background and language background teachers must focus on how language makes content meaning.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2007


Hoare, P., & Kong, S. (2007, June). Late English Immersion in Hong Kong. In L. Cammarata (Chair), Preparing and Developing Language Teachers for Content-Based Instruction. Invited symposium conducted at the Bridging Contexts, Making Connections: Fifth International Conference on Language Teacher Education, Radisson University, Minneapolis, MN.


  • Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development


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