Robert Bauer came to Hong Kong in 1997 to dedicate himself to the study of Cantonese. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Robert Bauer came to Hong Kong in 1997 to dedicate himself to the study of Cantonese. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Robert Bauer came to Hong Kong in 1997 to dedicate himself to the study of Cantonese. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

American professor speaks up for Cantonese to preserve Hong Kong’s heritage

Robert Bauer from HKU is writing a Cantonese-English dictionary that will include colloquial terms, believing language represents culture

Topic |   Cantonese
Robert Bauer came to Hong Kong in 1997 to dedicate himself to the study of Cantonese. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Robert Bauer came to Hong Kong in 1997 to dedicate himself to the study of Cantonese. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Robert Bauer came to Hong Kong in 1997 to dedicate himself to the study of Cantonese. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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