[JOB OPPORTUNITY] STUDY ON MANDARIN NARRATIVE PRODUCTION BY CHINESE-ENGLISH BILINGUALS
Seeking Chinese-English bilinguals to participate in an experiment on Mandarin narrative
production. Native speakers of Mandarin with all levels of proficiency (from low to highly
advanced) are welcome.
Firstlanguage is Mandarin (any proficiency) Secondlanguage is English (any proficiency)
- You first arrived in an English-speaking country either between ages 4-10 OR after age 16
- Normal or corrected vision
- Normal hearing
- Age 18 or over
- The experiment is in two parts, taking place exactly one week apart.
In Part 1 lasting 1 hour, you will fill in a language background questionnaire, complete proficiency tests in Mandarin and English, and narrate a 10-page picture story in Mandarin.
In Part 2 lasting 20 minutes, you will listen to a short recorded story in Mandarin and narrate another 10-page picture story in Mandarin.
Your story narrations in both parts will be audio-recorded. Testing will take place during March in the English Faculty Building. All participants will be entered into a draw to win one of two £50 Amazon gift vouchers. If you are interested in participating, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.