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Table 2 Cantonese Involvement in the Three Most Frequently Used Textbooks

From: The status of Cantonese in the education policy of Hong Kong

Publishers Aspects
  Reading Writing Listening Speaking
Keys Nil Nil The materials are recorded in Cantonese • Cantonese pronunciations provided for new or difficult words.
     • Standard Cantonese pronunciation is required. There are also explanations for variant pronunciations.
HKEP Nil Nil The materials are recorded in Cantonese • Cantonese pronunciations provided for new or difficult words, as well as for those which are easily pronounced wrong.
     • Separate lessons on speaking training for the purpose of correcting Cantonese pronunciations with the illustration of Cantonese phonological rules.
Longman Limited Cantonese idioms are introduced as reading topics in the integrated part. Nil The materials are recorded in Cantonese • Cantonese pronunciations provided for new or difficult words.
     • Basic phonetic knowledge of Cantonese is provided.
     • There are certain exercises on Standard Cantonese pronunciation.