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|Specialty:||second language acquisition theories, corpus linguistics|
Chuenwattanapranithi, S., Xu, Y., Thipakorn, B. and Maneewongvatana, S. (2008). Encoding emotions in speech with the size code — A perceptual investigation. Phonetica 65: 210-230.
Prom-on, S., Xu, Y. and Thipakorn, B. (2009). Modeling tone and intonation in Mandarin and English as a process of target approximation. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 125: 405-424.
Xu, Y. (1997). Contextual tonal variations in Mandarin. Journal of Phonetics 25: 61-83.
Xu, Y. (2005). Speech melody as articulatorily implemented communicative functions. Speech Communication 46: 220-251.
Xu, Y. (2009). Timing and coordination in tone and intonation--An articulatory-functional perspective. Lingua 119(6): 906-927.
Xu, Y. and Liu, F. (2006). Tonal alignment, syllable structure and coarticulation: Toward an integrated model. Italian Journal of Linguistics 18: 125-159.
Xu, Y. and Liu, F. (2007). Determining the temporal interval of segments with the help of F0 contours. Journal of Phonetics 35: 398-420.
Xu, Y. and Sun, X. (2002). Maximum speed of pitch change and how it may relate to speech. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 111: 1399-1413.
Xu, Y. and Wang, Q. E. (2001). Pitch targets and their realization: Evidence from Mandarin Chinese. Speech Communication 33: 319-337.
Xu, Y. and Xu, C. X. (2005). Phonetic realization of focus in English declarative intonation. Journal of Phonetics 33: 159-197.
Xu, Y. (2007). Teaching materials and authentic language: A case study of shi...de sentences from corpora. In Cheng, A., He, W., & Mu, L. (Eds.) Essays on teaching Chinese to American students. (pp.239-244). Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press.
Xu, Y. (2007). Re-examining the effects and affects of electronic peer reviews in a freshmen composition class. The Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal. 7(2): 1-21.
Xu, Y. (2005). Counting and measuring of eventualities in Chinese and English. North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics-17 Proceedings: 446-462.
Selected public presentations:
Xu, Y. (2008). The syntax, psycholinguisitcs, and second language acquisition of Chinese relative clauses. Paper presented at the SLAT Roundtable. University of Arizona.
Xu, Y. (2007). Re-examination of shi...de sentence: Evidence from corpora. Paper presented at ACTFL Convention. San Antonio, Texas.
Xu, Y. (2006). Learner corpora and theories of L2 syntax --A look into the relative clause errors in CLEC. Paper presented at American Association of Applied Corpus Linguistics 2006. Northern Arizona University.
SLAT596y Topics in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (taught together with Dr. L. Waugh and Dr. R. Ariew)
ENGL101/102 Freshmen Composition
ENGL107/108 Freshmen Composition for ESL students
ESL 087 Comprehensive iBT TOEFL Preparation (taught at Pima Community College)
Simplified Chinese Level 8 (taught at Tucson Chinese School)
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