Profile


Amanda Cheung studied Linguistics and Modern English Language at University College London before obtaining her MPhil and PhD in English and Applied Linguistics from the University of Cambridge. Her research interest lies in the domain of psycholinguistics, with a particular focus on bilingual/multilingual language acquisition and language processing. She also maintains an interest in other areas of linguistics, including practical English phonology and sociolinguistics. Her current work centers on the acquisition and consolidation of semantic information in multilinguals.

 

Courses to be taught in 2017-18:

ENGL2115       Theories of Language Acquisition

 

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Publications


Williams, J.N. & Cheung, A. (2011). Using priming to explore early word learning. In P. Trofimovich & K. McDonough (Eds.), Applying priming methods to L2 learning, teaching and research: Insights from psycholinguistics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

 

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Presentations


Cheung, A. & Williams, J.N. (2007). The integration of new foreign vocabulary into the lexicon at the early stages of learning. EUROSLA 17, Newcastle University, United Kingdom.

Cheung, A. (2007). The integration of new foreign vocabulary into the lexicon at the early stages of learning. Looking at Language Acquisition III, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Cheung, A. (2005). Episodic and semantic memory and the early stages of vocabulary learning. Colloquia at the Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

 

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Last updated: 24 July 2017