The Linguistic Attitudes towards Cantonese: the Case of the Hubei Migrants

Shu-yan WANG


the present text permit of studying the role which can play the linguistic attitudes of Hubei migrants in studying Cantonese, local language, lingua franca in regional scale, constituting one of the linguistic capital and in concurrent distribution and/or supplementary with Putonghua, the prestige being well linked to the native speaker status, it depending on their situation socio-economic.
Key words: linguistic attitudes; Cantonese; Hubei migrants; Canton
Résumé: Le présent texte se permet d’étudier le rôle que peuvent jouer les attitudes linguistiques des migrants du Hubei dans l’apprentissage du cantonais, langue à caractère local, langue véhiculaire à l’ échelle régionale, constituant un des capitaux linguistiques et en distribution concurrente et/ou complémentaire avec le putonghua, le prestige en étant bien lié au statut de ses locuteurs natifs, lui-même dépendant de leur situation socio-économique.
Mots-Clés: attitudes linguistiques; cantonais; migrants du Hubei; Canton

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