Biography

Dr. Qian Wang currently works as a lecturer in English for Academic Purposes in the School of Humanities and Social Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. She obtained her MA degree (English Education) from The Education University of Hong Kong and her MPhil and PhD degree (Applied English Linguistics) from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research interests lie in phonetics, phonology, speech production and perception, world Englishes, second language acquisition, and corpus linguistics.


Awards and honors
  • 2019
  • 2017
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  • 01

    2019

    HAAL Student Travel Grant, Hong Kong Association of Applied Linguistics

  • 02

    2019

    HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund 2018/2019-Reaching Out Award, Hong Kong SAR Government

  • 03

    2017

    Postgraduate Studentship Award for PhD student, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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Publications

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Hansen Edwards, J. G., Chan, R., Lam, T., & Wang, Q. (2021). Social factors and the teaching of pronunciation: What the research tells usRELC Journal Special Topic Issue on Pronunciation Teaching, 52(1). (SJR Q1)

Wang, Q. (2020). A corpus-based contrastive analysis of ‘I think’ in spoken Hong Kong English and British English: Research from the International Corpus of English (ICE)Australian Journal of Linguistics. DOI: 10.1080/07268602.2020.1823817 (SJR Q1)

Chen, H. C., & Wang, Q. (2019). The effects of Hong Kong L2 English speakers’ phonological features on listeners’ cognitive and affective perceptionsAustralian Review of Applied Linguistics (ARAL), 42(1), 84-115. (SJR Q1)

Chen, H. C., & Wang, Q. (2016). The effects of Chinese learners’ English acoustic-prosodic patterns on listeners’ attitudinal judgments. 3L: Language, Linguistics, Literature, 22(2), 91-108. (SJR Q1)

Chen, H. C., & Wang, Q. (2016). Development and application of a corpus-based online pronunciation learning system for Chinese learners of EnglishEnglish Teaching & Learning, 40(2), 83-115. (SJR Q2)

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Wang, Q. (2019). Stylistic variation in vowel production: Evidence from China English. In Sasha Calhoun, Paola Escudero, Marija Tabain & Paul Warren (Eds.), Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019 (pp. 1089-1093). Retrieved from https://assta.org/proceedings/ICPhS2019/papers/ICPhS_1138.pdf

Wang, Q. (2011). Phonological features of China English: An acoustic investigation on segmental features of educated China English speakers. Proceedings of the 16th Conference of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics.

Chen, H. C., & Wang, Q. (2011). The roles of prosodic sensitivity and phonological awareness in second language learners’ reading development. Proceedings of the 16th Conference of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics.

BOOK CHAPTER

Chen, H. C., & Wang, Q. (2017). Acoustic measures and perceptual judgements of Chinese learners’ English. In R. F. Chung & C. Y. Chen (Eds.), Lighting Up the World of Language: A Festschrift in Honor of C.C. Cheng’s 80th Birthday [點亮語言世界─鄭錦全先生八秩壽慶論文集] (83-115). Taipei: National Taiwan Normal University Press.

BOOK REVIEW

Wang, Q. (2018). Review of the book The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary English Pronunciation, by O. Kang, R. I. Thomson, and J. M. Murphy, 2017. Asian Journal of English Language Teaching, 27.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Wang, Q. (2019, August). Stylistic variation in vowel production: Evidence from China English. Paper presented at in International Congress of Phonetic Sciences ICPhS 2019, Melbourne, Australia.

Wang, Q. (2019, March). Vowel variation in different speech styles: Evidence from speakers of China English. Paper presented at The American Association for Applied Linguistics 2019 Annual Conference (AAAL 2019), Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Wang, Q. (2018, November). Regional variation of China English: Evidence from an acoustic analysis of English Monophthongs. Paper presented at 13th Phonetic Conference of China (PCC2018), Guangzhou, China.

Wang, Q. (2018, June) An investigation of vowel inventory of China English. Paper presented at the 16th Asia TEFL, 1st MAAL & 6th HAAL 2018 International Conference, Macau SAR, China.

Wang, Q., & Hansen Edwards, J. G. (2017, June). Phonology of China English: An investigation of vowel realizations of Chinese speakers of English. Paper presented at ELF and Changing English 10th Anniversary Conference of English as a Lingua Franca, Helsinki, Finland.

Chen, H. C., & Wang, Q. (2014, October). Acoustic analyses of prosodic features of Chinese learners of English and their effects on attitudinal judgements. Paper presented at 2014 International Conference on Phonetic Research and Language Learning (ICPRLL) & English Phonetic Conference in China (EPCC), Changsha, China.

Chen, H. C., & Wang, Q. (2013, March). English timing patterns of Chinese learners: Evidence from acoustic measures and perceptual judgments. Paper presented at The American Association for Applied Linguistics 2013 Annual Conference (AAAL 2013), Dallas, Texas, USA.

Wang, Q., & Chen, H. C. (2012, May). Learnability and teachability of English lexical stress by Chinese advanced ESL learners. Paper presented at the 2012 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching (ALLT) & The Second Cross-Strait Symposium on Foreign Language Teaching & Research, Taipei, Taiwan.

Wang, Q. (2011, August). Phonological features of China English: An acoustic investigation on segmental features of educated China English speakers. Paper presented at the 16th Conference of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics (PAAL), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Chen, H. C., & Wang, Q. (2011, August). The roles of prosodic sensitivity and phonological awareness in second language learners’ reading development. Paper presented at the 16th Conference of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics (PAAL), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.