ArticleWang, XinchunPrevious research suggests L2 vowel perception problems are often due to the assimilation of L2 sounds to L1 categories. However, there is also evidence for a universal strategy which states listeners will rely on duration cues whenever spectral cues . . .
Conference ProceedingWang, XinchunThis study investigates beginning level adult Chinese as a Foreign Language (CFL) learners’ difficulties with Mandarin Chinese tones. Twenty CFL learners enrolled in a first semester CFL course in a U.S. university participated as speakers. Their prod . . .
Conference ProceedingChen, JianhongA group of native Mandarin speaking professors teaching in a U.S. university with a mean length of residence (LOR) in North America of 12 years was rated as highly accented as a group of native Mandarin speaking professors teaching English in China. D . . .