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Chinese Name: 陳雪珠

Variants: Chen, R., Chen, H. C., Chen, H. C. R.

Dr. Chen Hsueh Chu Rebecca received her MA degree in linguistics at UC, Davis, USA and PhD degree in English (Applied Linguistics/English Phonology) at NKNU, Taiwan.  Dr. Chen is serving chair of departmental learning and teaching committee responsible for quality assurance and enhancement. She won the Faculty Teaching Award in the Faculty of Humanities in 2015. Dr. Chen has been investigating a wide range of issues in inter-language phonology, experimental phonetics and computer assisted language learning. Recently Dr. Chen and her research team have completed the construction of three publicly accessible corpus-based pronunciation learning websites, which provide a spoken corpus of the English of Hong Kong and Mainland Chinese learners (http://corpus.eduhk.hk/phonetics/), a spoken corpus of the Mandarin of Hong Kong Chinese learners (http://corpus.eduhk.hk/OMPL/ ),  a spoken corpus of the Japanese of Hong Kong Chinese learners (http://ec-concord.eduhk.hk/Japanese_pronunciation/?page_id=17), a wide range of resources and exercises for pronunciation learning and teaching, and a Praat beginners' manual for acoustic phonetics research. In addition, Dr Chen served as the co-supervisor of one Knowledge Transfer Project entitled Innovative English Language Teaching for Primary Studnents. The student teachers who joined the project developed resources on the teaching of readers, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation (http://corpus.eduhk.hk/grammar/?page_id=1278).

Using Self-Developed Learners' Corpora for Pronunciation Learning and Teaching​​ http://pronunciationlearning.my-free.website/

For Cantonese Learners of English
http://ec-concord.ied.edu.hk/English_pronunciation/

For Cantonese Learners of Mandarin
http://ec-concord.ied.edu.hk/Mandarin_pronunciation/

For Cantonese Learners of Japanese
http://ec-concord.ied.edu.hk/Japanese_pronunciation/

Research interests

Experimental Phonetics, Inter-language Phonology, Intelligibility and Accent Studies, Perception and Production, Computer Assisted Language Learning

Professional information

ORCID: 0000-0003-0947-7246

Scopus ID: 55273415500

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Research Outputs 2008 2018

electronic learning
Websites
Hong Kong
Students
language
rating
linguistics
discourse
language
grammar

Acoustic measures and perceptual judgments of Chinese learners' English speech timing patterns

CHEN, H. C. & WANG, Q., Dec 2017, Lighting up the world of language: A festschrift in honor of C. C. Cheng's 80th birthday. Taipei: National Taiwan Normal University Press, p. 83-115

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Book review: Teaching and researching English accents in native and non-native speakers

CHEN, H. C., 2016, In : The Journal of AsiaTEFL. 13, 4, p. 395-396

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

listener
linguistics
phonology
language
syntax