Updates (04.06.2021):

Nozomi Tanaka and I are very happy to share with you that our overview article on the subject-object asymmetry in relative clauses has just got published through Glossa! We coded 300+ studies, all of them in the supplementary files, covering as many languages, populations, and methodologies as possible in order to answer whether there exists a universal subject preference in RC processing and acquisition.

What's the answer? Go check it out!

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PhD in Linguistics
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Advanced Graduate Certificate in Second Language Studies
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa


MPhil in Linguistics
University of Hong Kong 

Bachelor of Cognitive Science
University of Hong Kong  

Research interests


Language Acquisition (L1, L2, multilingual, heritage language) 
Language Processing (comprehension vs. production)
Chinese (including Cantonese, and Mandarin Chinese) 


elaine at cuhk dot edu dot hk
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