Favourite stories from Hong Kong

by Leon Comber

Publisher: Heinemann Asia in Hong Kong

Written in English
Published: Pages: 48 Downloads: 364
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Places:

  • Hong Kong (China),
  • China,
  • Hong Kong.

Subjects:

  • English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- Chinese.,
  • Readers -- China -- Hong Kong.,
  • English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- Chinese.,
  • Hong Kong (China) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Hong Kong (China)

About the Edition

Explores the history, land, and people of Hong Kong using short articles and correspondence between a Hong Kong native and his London pen pal. Comprehension and language exercises follow each story.

Edition Notes

Includes name index in English and Chinese characters.

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