LINGUIST List 32.394

Tue Feb 02 2021

Qs: Call for Participants: Mandarin, English Speakers

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 25-Jan-2021
From: Yubin Xing <>
Subject: Call for Participants: Mandarin, English Speakers
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Hi, we are looking for volunteers to take part in a study of psycholinguistics: Tracking English Sentence Processing.
As a participant in this online research project, you would be asked to answer a few questions about your linguistic background and complete an online reading experiment through the platform of During the experiment, you will be asked to crack an online maze task of reading English sentences.
Your participation would involve only 1 session, which is approximately 20 to 40 minutes.

If you are at the age of 18 to 55, and you are:
1. A native English Speaker born in Canada/US, or;
2. An English Speaker born in a Chinese family in Canada/US or you have moved to Canada/US before the age of 6-8 (i.e. you speak English as your dominant language since you were 6-8 while you speak Chinese only with your family members), you are welcome to participate in this experiment by clicking this link:

Please fill 01 as the participant number if you think you are in the first population as the above description (native English speakers); Fill 02 if you feel you are in the second population (born in Canada/Us or moved there before the age of 6-8, speaking English dominantly in community but Chinese mandarin with your family members).

For any questions, please contact:
Yubin Xing, Department of Linguistics, University of Saskatchewan, at email:
This study has been approved by the University of Saskatchewan Behavioural Research Ethics Board.
Thank you!😉

Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            English (eng)

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