skip to content

Phonetics Laboratory

 
L2 Speech acquisition, Lexical Tone, Psycholinguistics, Japanese

Biography

Tim Laméris is a PhD candidate in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, supervised by Professor Brechtje Post. His research investigates the influences of language background and non-linguistic factors, such as musical experience, on the ability to learn words in tone languages. He is also interested in Japanese linguistics and supervises Japanese language courses in the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

Research

L2 Speech acquisition, Lexical Tone, Psycholinguistics, Japanese

Publications

Key publications: 

Laméris, T. J. (2022). The Effect of L1 Pitch Status and Extralinguistic Factors on L2 Tone Learning. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2022, 708-712. https://doi.org/10.21437/SpeechProsody.2022-144 

Laméris, T. J. (2022). L2 Perception of Contrastive Vowel Nasality in Brazilian Portuguese. Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics, 15 (1):141-174. https://doi.org/10.1515/shll-2022-2058   

Laméris, T. J., & Post, B. (2022). The combined effects of L1-specific and extralinguistic factors on individual performance in a tone categorization and word identification task by English-L1 and Mandarin-L1 speakers. Second Language Researchhttps://doi.org/10.1177/02676583221090068

Laméris, T. J., & Graham C. (2020). L2 Perception and Production of Japanese Lexical Pitch: A Suprasegmental Similarity Account”. Journal of Monolingual and Bilingual Speech 2 (1):106-36. https://doi.org/10.1558/jmbs.14948 

Teaching and Supervisions

Teaching: 

2019-2020:       
Japanese for Sinologists - Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

2018-2020:       
Li1 (Sounds and Words) Supervisions - Section of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

2020-2022:
J4 (Modern Japanese 2) Supervisions - Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Research supervision: 

2019-2021:
Part IIB Dissertation Supervision - Section of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

Other Professional Activities

PhD Student

Affiliations

Classifications: