Students supervised by Stephen Matthews as the principal supervisor:
- TSANG Wai Lan (1997). Variation in the use of the particle ge in Hong Kong Cantonese.
- LEUNG Yan Kit, Ingrid (1998). The acquisition of French as a third language in Hong Kong -- Interlanguage and typology.
- LEUNG Wing Pik, Bella (2000). The acquisition of linguistic politeness phenomena in Hong Kong bilingual children.
- LEUNG Tsz Cheung (2001). An optimality-theoretic approach to Cantonese/English code switching.
- CHAN Yin Fung, Betty (2001). Towards an interactive view of third language acquisition: the case of the German Vorfeld.
- SZETO Lok Yee, Cecilia (2002). Between dialect and language: aspects of intelligibility and identity in Sinitic and Romance.
- LI Kin Ling, Michelle (2002). Cantonese causative constructions: iconicity, grammaticalization and semantic structures.
- KWAN Wing Man, Stella (2005). On the word order of locative prepositional phrases in Cantonese: processing, iconicity and grammar.*
(* winner of Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Best MPhil Thesis Award, 2005)
- YIU Sze Man, Emily (2005). Language mixing and grammatical development in a Cantonese-English balanced bilingual child.
- LAI Yee King, Regine (2006). Language mixing in an English-Cantonese bilingual child with uneven development.
- LAU, Elaine (2006). The acquisition of relative clauses by Cantonese children: an experimental approach.
- CHEUNG Ki Shun, Antonio (2006). Processing factors in language comprehension and production: the case of Cantonese dative constructions.*
(* winner of Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Best MPhil Thesis Award, 2006)
- CHAN Ming Kei, Kevin. (2007). The perception and production of lexical stress by Cantonese speakers of English.*
(* winner of Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Best MPhil Thesis Award, 2008)
- CHING Hoi Lam, Helen. (2008). The advantages of topicalization: An experimental study of sentence processing in Cantonese.
- TSE Ping Ping. (2008). Homophone effects in Cantonese-English bilinguals.
- CHOI Wing Yung, Ritty. (2010). Processing of topicalized sentences in Cantonese.
- MUNG Kai Yin, Erica (1999). A quantitative investigation on language dominance and transfer in bilingual children.
- YEUNG Yuet Ying, Louisa (2000). An experimental study on sentence parsing: topicalization in Cantonese.
- KWAN Suk Mei, Fiona (2000). Parsing and processing of sentences with pretransitive constrcution in Cantonese.
- HO Shuk Kwan, Samantha (2003). Syntactic transfer in Cantonese-English bilingual development: a corpus-based study of phrasal verbs.
- CHEUNG Ki Shun, Antonio (2004). On the role of weight in constituent order in Cantonese: an experimental study of double object constructions.
- MAK Ching Sum, Ophelia (2004). Language development in autistic children: null subjects, pronominal use and role reversal.
- KWOK, Randy (2004). Cantonese-English code-mixing in early bilingual development.
- LEE Nim Yan, Naomi (2005). Interlanguage phonology in a Chaoyang speaker of Cantonese.
- LEUNG Shuk Ching, Fiona (2005). Syntactic transfer in Cantonese-English bilingual development: a corpus-based study on prepositional phrases in Cantonese.
- CHUNG Tak Chuen, Michael (2006). Code-mixing and syntactic transfer in child bilingualism.
- CHOI Wing Yung, Ritty and CHAN Ching Yi (2006). The study of pragmatic effects on processing topicalization in Cantonese.
- WONG Kwok Leung, Alfred (2006). Topicalized versus canonical word order in Cantonese: a production study.
- LIU Yu Hong, Simon (2006). An experimental study of verb-doubling and domain minimization in Cantonese.
B.A. (Cantab), M.A., Ph.D. (Southern Calif.)
School of Humanities (Linguistics)
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The University of Hong Kong,
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