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Name: Charles  B.  Chang (IPA: tʃʰɑɹɫz d̥ʑ̥àŋ)
Institution: Boston University
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Homepage: http://charleschang.net
State and/or Country: MA
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Phonetics
Phonology
Language Acquisition
Specialty: phonetics, cross-linguistic speech perception, cross-linguistic speech production, bilingualism
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
Korean
Spanish
Selected Publications: Pitch ability as an aptitude for tone learning; On the cognitive basis of contact-induced sound change: Vowel merger reversal in Shanghainese; Bilingual perceptual benefits of experience with a heritage language; Context effects on second-language learning of tonal contrasts; Relationships of attitudes toward homework and time spent on homework to course outcomes: The case of foreign language learning; A novelty effect in phonetic drift of the native language; The production and perception of coronal fricatives in Seoul Korean: The case for a fourth laryngeal category; Evidence for language transfer leading to a perceptual advantage for non-native listeners; Rapid and multifaceted effects of second-language learning on first-language speech production; Production of phonetic and phonological contrast by heritage speakers of Mandarin; English loanword adaptation in Burmese
Announced on LINGUIST :  Proceedings of the 26th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
Courses Taught: General Linguistics, Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Phonological Development, Second Language Acquisition, Bilingualism, Quantitative Methods
Dissertation Abstract: First Language Phonetic Drift During Second Language Acquisition
Academic Paper Abstract: Tone production in whispered Mandarin
A tale of five fricatives: Consonantal contrast in heritage speakers of Mandarin
The phonetic space of phonological categories in heritage speakers of Mandarin
Variation in palatal production in Buenos Aires Spanish
The status of voicing and aspiration as cues to Korean laryngeal contrast
Perspectives on the Korean laryngeal contrast from cross-linguistic perceptual similarity
The acoustics of Korean fricatives revisited
On activation and suppression in the dual-route model of reading: 'bass' the fish or 'bass' the guitar?
English loanword adaptation in Burmese
Learning to produce a multidimensional laryngeal contrast
Tense consonants in Korean revisited: A crosslinguistic perceptual study
Convergence and divergence in language obsolescence
A web-accessible dictionary of Southeastern Pomo
Production of phonetic and phonological contrast by heritage speakers of Mandarin
Systemic drift of L1 vowels in novice L2 learners
Phonetics vs. phonology in loanword adaptation: Revisiting the role of the bilingual
Rapid and multifaceted effects of second-language learning on first-language speech production
Evidence for language transfer leading to a perceptual advantage for non-native listeners
The production and perception of coronal fricatives in Seoul Korean: The case for a fourth laryngeal category
A novelty effect in phonetic drift of the native language
Relationships of attitudes toward homework and time spent on homework to course outcomes: The case of foreign language learning
Determining cross-linguistic phonological similarity between segments: The primacy of abstract aspects of similarity
The effect of semantic predictability on vowel production with pure word deafness
Bilingual perceptual benefits of experience with a heritage language
Pitch ability as an aptitude for tone learning
On the cognitive basis of contact-induced sound change: Vowel merger reversal in Shanghainese



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