Monosyllabic tones in child-directed and adult-directed Cantonese tones


Grant Data
Project Title
Monosyllabic tones in child-directed and adult-directed Cantonese tones
Principal Investigator
Dr Wong, Puisan   (Principal investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
2016-01-01
Completion Date
2017-12-31
Amount
646677
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
acoustic phonetics, speech science, speech perception production, lexical tones
Discipline
Language Development, Second Language Acquisition, Audiology
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17603815
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
1) To characterize the acoustic characteristics of child-directed Cantonese tones; 2) To examine the developmental differences in child-directed Cantonese tones; 3) To test the acoustic cue hypothesis and the pragmatic hypothesis of child-directed speech.