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Department of Linguistics

Dr Wynn Chao

BA (NYCity), PhD (Mass)

Overview

Wynn Chao
Department of Linguistics

Lecturer in Linguistics

SOAS China Institute

Academic Staff, SOAS China Institute

Name:
Dr Wynn Chao
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4648
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
374
On Sabbatical:
On leave 2013-14

Teaching

Courses Taught

In 2008/9, I am teaching Topics in the Structure of Chinese (Terms 1 and 2), Language and Meaning (Term 1) and Issues in Semantics (Term 2).

Research

The syntax-semantics interface; language universals and typology; first and second language acquisition; language impairment

Expertise

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Available for
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Press
  • Briefings
Regional Expertise
  • East Asia
Country Expertise
Languages
  • Portuguese

Publications

Book Chapters

Chao, Wynn and Bach, Emmon (2012) 'Semantic types across languages.' In: Maienborn, Claudia and Heusinger, Klaus von and Portner, Paul, (eds.), Semantics - An International Handbook of Natural Language Meaning, vol 3. de Gruyter Mouton. (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 33.3) (In Press)

Chao, Wynn and Bach, Emmon (2012) 'The Metaphysics of Natural Language(s).' In: Kempson, Ruth and Fernando, Tim and Asher, Nicholas, (eds.), Philosophy of Linguistics, 14. Amsterdam: North Holland, Elsevier, pp. 175-196. (Handbook of the Philosophy of Science)

Chao, Wynn (2010) 'Language Universals from a Semantic Perspective.' In: Maienborn, Claudia and Heusinger, Klaus von and Portner, Paul, (eds.), Semantics: An International Handbook of Natural Language Meaning. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Bach, Emmon and Chao, Wynn (2009) 'Semantic universals and typology.' In: Collins, Chris and Christiansen, Morten and Edelman, Shimon, (eds.), Language Universals. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Chao, Wynn and Bach, Emmon (2009) 'On Semantic Universals and Typology.' In: Collins, Chris and Christiansen, Morten and Edelman, Shimon, (eds.), Language Universals. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 152-173.

Chao, Wynn and Mui, Evelynne (1999) 'The Forms of Negation in Cantonese.' In: Sun, Chaofen, (ed.), Proceedings of the 10th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics. University of Southern California:GSIL, pp. 98-115.

Articles

Chao, Wynn and Mui, Evelynne (2000) 'Clausal adverbs and clausal structures in Cantonese.' Cahiers de Linguistique Asie Orientale, vol. 2 . pp. 3-39.

Chao, Wynn and Mui, Evelynne (1999) 'Adverbs in Cantonese and the Universal Base Hypothesis.' SOAS Working Papers and Linguistics, vol.9 . pp. 489-508.

Chao, Wynn and Cornillon, Jeanne (1995) 'Association with Focus and the ''Ne que'' construction in French.' SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics and Phonetics 5 . pp. 271-283.

Conference or Workshop Items

Chao, Wynn and Scott, Gary-John and Mui, Evelynne (2001) The Interpretation of Adjectives in Chinese. In: The North American Association of Chinese Linguistics 13 (NAACL-13), Irvine, California.

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