Effects of phonological rule-based and acoustic perceptual-based instructions on the prosodic acquisition of English Word Stress by Chinese ESL learners

Project: Research project

Project Details


This GRF project aims to (1) identify Chinese learners’ difficulties in English word stress placement in perception and production, (2) develop training programs, (3) conduct a teaching experiment to evaluate the effectiveness of the training programs in facilitating learning of word stress, and (4) demonstrate the implications and applications of the training programs in pronunciation learning and teaching.

Funding Source: RGC - General Research Fund (GRF)
Effective start/end date01/01/1930/06/21


  • lexical word stress
  • prosodic awareness
  • training program
  • acoustic phonetics
  • material development


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