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Phonetics Laboratory

Rm4405 MMW

The Phonetics Laboratory of the Department of Linguistics and Translation at the City University of Hong Kong was established in 1995. The phonetics lab serves both teaching and research needs for undergraduate and postgraduate (M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D.) programs of the department as well as research projects of the teaching staff. The lab's main research interests include phonetics and typology of the sounds of Chinese dialects, phonetic explanations for sound changes in Chinese, and phonetics in second language acquisition. The lab has received a number of research grants from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Government in support of research projects.

The Phonetics Laboratory has a collection of basic research tools, namely EMMA AG500, Kay-PENTAX CSL4500, Scicon PC-quirer, EPG, HL Synthesizer, DSP Sonagraph 5500, and IAC soundproof booth, etc. for investigation of the acoustical, articulatory, perceptual, and physiological properties of speech sounds. For the use of the soundproof booth and research tools, please refer to the booking calendar and contact Miss Anna Ng of the Phonetics Laboratory, at 3442-9655 or wsng78@cityu.edu.hk.

Rm4405 MMW
Articulograph EMMA 500 Kay-PENTAX CSL4500 Scicon PC-quirer

The Phonetics Laboratory is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. (closed for lunch from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.) daily from Monday to Friday. It is closed during the weekends and public holidays. If there is a need for the use of the soundproof booth or lab equipment at the weekend, prior arrangement can be made with Dr. Lee Wai-Sum, the Phonetics Laboratory Coordinator, at 3442-6605 or w.s.lee@cityu.edu.hk.

Soundproof booth booking calendar


Enquiry: LTenquiry@cityu.edu.hk

Page last updated: 21 December 2018