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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics

 

Ms Kayeon Yoo

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Position(s): 
PhD student
Department/Section: 
Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages
Contact details: 
Telephone number: 
+44 (0)1223 335 000 (Main Faculty number)
College: 
Location: 

Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages
Raised Faculty Building
University of Cambridge
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge
CB3 9DA
United Kingdom

About: 

Kayeon’s PhD research focuses on the nature and motivation of domain-initial strengthening effects in Korean, with word-initial denasalisation as a case study. Her MPhil dissertation has investigated the patterns in the development of domain-initial denasalisation in Seoul Korean over a period of 50 years.

Teaching interests: 

Teaching MPhil Practical Phonetics

Research interests: 
  • Experimental and theoretical phonetics
  • Laboratory phonology
  • East Asian Languages
  • Tonogenesis
  • Language change and Diffusion
  • Second language acquisition
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Psycholinguistics