Event Title

Second Language Acquisition of Consonant Allophones in Mandarin

Research Mentor(s)

Xing, Janet Zhiqun

Streaming Media

Description

Through looking at allophones unique to Mandarin, this study aims to answer the question: How well are students with English as their first language (L1) able to pick up and produce Mandarin allophones while studying Mandarin as their second language (L2) without formal instruction?

Document Type

Event

Start Date

14-5-2018 4:00 PM

End Date

14-5-2018 6:00 PM

Department

Linguistics

Resource Type

Moving image

Genre/Form

student projects; streaming video

Subjects – Topical (LCSH)

Mandarin dialects--Study and teaching; Chinese language--Study and teaching

Type

MovingImage

Keywords

Second language acquisition, Mandarin, Allophones

Comments

Linguistics Program, Linguistics 402

Rights

Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author’s written permission.

Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Second Language Acquisition of Consonant Allophones in Mandarin

Through looking at allophones unique to Mandarin, this study aims to answer the question: How well are students with English as their first language (L1) able to pick up and produce Mandarin allophones while studying Mandarin as their second language (L2) without formal instruction?