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 LI Mingxing

Dr. LI Mingxing

Programme Director of Master of Arts in Language Studies; Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature

Phone number3411 5135
ORCID number0000-0003-3441-5004



B.A. (TJNU), M.A. (TJNU), M.Phil. (CUHK), Ph.D. (KU)

Research area(s):

Phonology; phonetics; speech perception; second language phonetics/phonology; Chinese languages

Teaching area(s):

Introduction to linguistics; phonetics and phonology; language acquisition and language learning; language typology and language change 

Selected output(s):

Kong, Huifang; Wu, Shengyi; Li, Mingxing. (To appear). Hefei Mandarin. Journal of the International Phonetic Association. 

Li, Mingxing. 2021. "The typology of sibilant place contrasts in the high-front vowel context across Chinese dialects". Journal of East Asian Linguistics 30: 387–438. DOI: 

Kong, Huifang; Wu, Shengyi; Li, Mingxing. 2019. "The frication property of apical vowels in Hefei Chinese and its perceptual enhancement account". Studies in Language and Linguistics 39(1), 23 – 33. 

Li, Mingxing, and Zhang, Jie. 2017. "Perceptual Distinctiveness between Dental and Palatal Sibilants in Different Vowel Contexts and its Implications for Phonological Contrasts." Laboratory Phonology: Journal of the Association for Laboratory Phonology, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 18. doi:10.5334/labphon.27 (July 18, 2017). 

Li, Mingxing and Wee, Lian Hee. 2015. "Modern Chinese Phonology." Oxford Handbook of Chinese Linguistics, eds., Wang William S.Y., and Sun, Chaofen, Oxford University Press, Oxford.  

Current project(s):

As Principal Investigator
Hong Kong Baptist University, Faculty Research Grant (FRG) Category II [FRG2/17-18/076]: Perceptual Basis of Language Typology: An Experimental Study of Syllable-final Consonants. HK$149,360 (US$19,000). Aug. 1, 2018 – Jan. 31, 2020. 

As Collaborative Investigator 
The National Social Science Fund of China [18BYY215]. Chinese English Learners’ Accent Intelligibility Core and Its Visualization Applications. (PI: Dr. Hu CHEN, Zhejiang Gongshang University). June 21, 2018 – Dec. 31, 2021. CNY¥200,000 (US$29,300).

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