Comparative Study of English and Chinese

  1. Compare and contrast the various efforts in the early 20th century to develop a
    phonetic system of writing for Chinese (i.e.: the Gwoyeu Romatzyh, Latinxua Sin
    Wenz, Zhuyin Fuhao and Pinyin).
  2. Compare and contrast efforts to standardize both English and Chinese and think
    about why this was important or not to nation building.
  3. Describe the situation of how English has become an international lingua franca
    and consider whether or not Chinese could also become a lingua franca in the

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