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This course requires students who have experienced or encountered many aspects of multilingualism in their university education, campus life and everyday life to critically reflect on the significance and implications of being multilingual, exploring connections between language, culture and identity in a multilingual society, notably in the biliterate and trilingual context of Hong Kong. Students will deepen their understanding of the diversity of languages and language use in a multilingual society, demonstrating an awareness of and respect for inter-lingual and intra-lingual differences. This course invites students to conceptualize and apply critical reflection in reviewing key experiences of their undergraduate journey in relation to multilingualism, so as to draw insights on their personal development process along the timeline continuum, and thereby identify medium and long term objectives as well as key values for a life worth living. In the construction of their UePortfolio, students will put forth a structured and illuminating articulation of their experiences, reflections and stored artefacts from a variety of sources and perspectives, whilst remaining anchored in the overarching theme of multilingualism. These perspectives will explore the connections between language and the key concepts of culture, knowledge, personal and collective identity, subjectivity, communication, empathy, mutual understanding, social cohesion, and power. Aside from language use, the course content will include an exploration of issues relating to language representation. Topics such as language and gender, language and identity, and language and the media will be discussed in relation to the socio-cultural contexts in which speakers use language. Different representations of specific socio-cultural groups in the media and such texts as advertisements, textbooks, political texts and texts in translation will also be examined.