Project Details

The Effects of Tone Visualization Training on L2 Mandarin Tone Acquisition by Tonal and Non-tonal Language Learners

The objectives of this project are (1) to examine learners’ perception and production of Mandarin tones before and after tone visualization training; (2) to develop an effective tone training scheme for Mandarin learners in Hong Kong; (3) to investigate the effectiveness of tone visualization on tone acquisition of Cantonese speaking and Non-tonal language speaking learners of Mandarin in Hong Kong.

Commencement Date : 2017/6
Completion Date : 2018/9
Chief Investigator(s) : Dr CHEN, Hsueh Chu 陳雪珠 [CLE,LML]
Keyword(s) : Mandarin pronunciation   tone acquisition   visualization   acoustic analysis   production and perception  

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