According to Ethnologue, 1.5 billion, 85.6 million and 1.1 billion people speak English, Cantonese and Mandarin respectively. Being trilingual in the three languages will open more doors for students in Hong Kong. Photo: Shutterstock
According to Ethnologue, 1.5 billion, 85.6 million and 1.1 billion people speak English, Cantonese and Mandarin respectively. Being trilingual in the three languages will open more doors for students in Hong Kong. Photo: Shutterstock
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According to Ethnologue, 1.5 billion, 85.6 million and 1.1 billion people speak English, Cantonese and Mandarin respectively. Being trilingual in the three languages will open more doors for students in Hong Kong. Photo: Shutterstock
According to Ethnologue, 1.5 billion, 85.6 million and 1.1 billion people speak English, Cantonese and Mandarin respectively. Being trilingual in the three languages will open more doors for students in Hong Kong. Photo: Shutterstock
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