[lit-ideas] Re: Globalization

  • From: "John McCreery" <john.mccreery@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 03:38:18 +0900

On 2/26/06, JimKandJulieB@xxxxxxx <JimKandJulieB@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> My daughter *is*, as it happens, in a Chinese class taught by a gal who grew 
> up
> in Taiwan and is fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese.

That is interesting. I'd expect someone who grew up in Taiwan to be
fluent in Mandarin and Hokkien (the native language of the majority of
Taiwanese) or Hakka (a large Chinese minority).

 John McCreery
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