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Office: B506, College of Humanity and Social Science
Office Hours: 1-3pm every Wednesday (Fall 2019), or by appointment

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Working

  • Aug 2017 - Present
    Assistant Professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature
    National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • Feb 2015 - Jul 2017
    Post-doctoral Researcher, Institute of Linguistics
    National Chung Cheng University, Chiayi, Taiwan
  • Jan 2014 - Jan 2015
    Full-time Research Assistant, Department of Chinese as a Second Language
    National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan

Education

  • Ph.D., Department of Linguistics
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Degree received in Nov 2014
  • M.A., Institute of Linguistics
    National Chung Cheng University, Chiayi, Taiwan
    Degree received in Aug 2007
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Research Interests

  • Theoreical and Experimental Linguistics (mostly phonology, phonetics, language processing, and language acquisition)

Research Projects

  • A Comprehensive Examination of Evidence and Methodology in Artificial Grammar Learning
    Principle Investigator, Funded by The Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan
    Aug 2019 - Jul 2022
  • The Attrition and Divergent Attainment of Heritage Languages in Taiwan
    Co-Principle Investigator, Funded by The Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan
    PI: Dr. Chou, Chao-Ting
    Aug 2019 - Jul 2021
  • Acquisition of Chinese Contour Tone Sandhi in Artificial Grammar Learning
    Principle Investigator, Funded by The Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan
    Feb 2018 - Oct 2019

Journal Publications

  • Chen, T.-Y., & J. Myers. (in press)
    Worldlikeness: A Web crowdsourcing platform for typological psycholinguistics. Linguistic Vanguard. https://worldlikeness.org
  • Chu, W.-H., Chen, T.-Y., & Lin, D.-Y. (2015)
    The relationship between working memory and Chinese language comprehension skills. Journal of Chinese Language Teaching 12(3), 53-92.
  • Chu, W.-H., Lin, D.-Y., Chen, T.-Y., Tsai, P.-S., & Wang, C.-H. (2015)
    The relationships between ambiguity tolerance, learning strategies, and learning Chinese as a second language. System 49, 1-16.
  • Chen, T.-Y., & Tucker, B. V. Tucker. (2013)
    Sonorant onset pitch as a perceptual cue of lexical tones in Mandarin. Phonetica 70(3), 207-239.
  • Kirchner, R., Moore, R. K., & Chen, T.-Y. (2010)
    Computing Phonological Generalization over Real Speech Exemplars. Journal of Phonetics 38(4), 540-547.
  • Chen, T.-Y. (2010)
    Some Remarks on Contour Tone Units. Journal of East Asian Linguistics 19(2), 103-135.
  • Chen, Tsung-Ying. (2007)
    Problems in Analyzing Consonant-Tone Interaction: A reply to Ruangjaroon. Taiwan Journal of Linguistics 5(2), 65-84.

Conference Papers

  • Chen, T.-Y. (2019)
    From the learnability of tonal dissimilation to the representation of contour tones. Poster to be presented at The International Conference on Phonetics and Phonology 2019, Dec 13-15, 2019, NINJAP, Tachikawa, Japan
  • Chou, C.-T. & Chen, T.-Y. (2019)
    Acquisition of Null Objects in Mandarin Chinese by Heritage Speakers. Paper presented at The 27th Annual Conference of International Association of Chinese Linguistics, May 10-12, Kobe, Japan.
  • Myers, J. & Chen, T.-Y. (2019)
    Variation in syllable decomposition across Sinitic language. Paper presented at The 27th Annual Conference of International Association of Chinese Linguistics, May 10-12, Kobe, Japan.
  • Chen, T.-Y. & Sie, Y.-S. (2019)
    A Reassessment of the effects of neighborhood density and phonotactic probability on L2 English word learning. Proceedings of The 11th International Conference on Mental Lexicon 1, e032. https://doi.org/10.7939/r3-sb0h-jj73
  • Chen, T.-Y. (2019)
    On the Analytic Bias toward Phonetically Driven Tonal Phonotactics. Paper presented at The 16th Old World Conference on Phonology, Jan 16-18, Verona, Italy.
  • Myers, J. & Chen, T.-Y. (2018)
    Productive knowledge of formal regularities in Chinese characters. Paper presented at ICPEAL17-CLDC 9 Joint Conference, Oct 19-21, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Myers, J. & Chen, T.-Y. (2017)
    Linguistic typology and cross-linguistic psycholinguistics. Paper presented at The 50th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE-50), Sep 10-13, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Chen, T.-Y. & Myers, J. (2017)
    Cross-linguistic variation in phonemic decomposition. Paper presented at The 50th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE-50), Sep 10-13, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Chen, T.-Y. & Myers, J. (2017)
    Worldlikeness: A web-based tool for typological psycholinguistic research. University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 23(1), Article 4. https://repository.upenn.edu/pwpl/vol23/iss1/4/
  • Myers, J. & Chen, T.-Y. (2016)
    The time course of sociolinguistic influences on wordlikeness judgments. Proceedings of ExLing 2016, 119-122.
  • Chen, T.-Y. (2015)
    Probablistic Selection of Input in diachronic Mandarin Tone 3. Poster presented at The International Conference on Phonetics and Phonology 2015, Sep 25–27, Keio University, Mita Campus, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Chen, T.-Y. (2015)
    Slope-based Tonal Phonology: A case study of Hakha Lai. Proceedings of the 49th Chicago Linguistic Society, 69-84.
  • Chen, T.-Y. (2013)
    Toward a Featureless Tonal Phonology. Poster presented at The CUNY Conference on the Feature in Phonology and Phonetics, Jan 16–18, City University of New York, New York, United States.
  • Chen, T.-Y. (2011)
    Changzhi Suffix Tonal Reduplication. University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 17(1), 51-60. http://repository.upenn.edu/pwpl/vol17/iss1/7
  • Chou, C.-T. & Chen, T.-Y. (2010)
    Multiple Spell-out and Xiamen Tone Sandhi. Paper presented at The Georgetown Linguistic Society 2010, Feb 12–14, Georgetown University, Washington D.C, Maryland, United States.
  • Chen, T.-Y. (2008)
    Revisiting Yantai Tone Sandhi. Toronto Working Paper in Linguistics 28: Proceedings of the ICEAL, 1-14. https://twpl.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/twpl/article/view/6132
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Fall 2019

  • Implicit and Explicit Language Learning (Graduate)
    9:00 - 12:00 Mon
  • English I (Undergraduate)
    10:10 - 13:00 Wed

Previously Offered Courses

  • Basic Web Linguistic Application Development (Undergraduate)
    Fall 2018, Fall 2017
  • English I (Undergraduate)
    Fall 2018
  • English II (Undergraduate)
    Spring 2019
  • Phonology (Undergraduate)
    Spring 2019, Spring 2018
  • Reading and Writing I (Undergraduate)
    Spring 2018
  • L2 Phonological Acquisition: Theory, Methods, and Pedagogy (Graduate)
    Fall 2017
  • Tool-assisted Phonetic Analysis in Foreign Language Teaching (Graduate)
    Spring 2019, Spring 2018
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Current Graduate Students

  • Ting-Chun Chen (陳廷軍), Mario Torrez Orozco (陶墨黎), Yi-Sin Sie (謝依芯)

Current Research Assistants

  • Han-Chun Lin (林翰君), Yi-Shan Lin (林意珊), Tzu-Hsuan Tseng (曾子軒)

Former Research Assistants

  • Jui-Chen Ku (谷睿蓁)