Language expert Roly Sussex: 'Expect lots more Chinese words in NZ'
Prof Roly Sussex is intrigued by the Kiwi accent, vernacular and vocab and how it's changing. He says we can expert more Chinese words to come into Kiwi English as China becomes a dominant cultural and economic force in our part of the world. Sussex is an emeritus professor of Applied Language Studies at the School of Languages at the University of Queensland. He was born in Melbourne, spent his teens in New Zealand and did his PhD in at the University of London.