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Investigador predoctoral del GrEP

Campus de la Comunicació de la Universitat Pompeu Fabra
C/Roc Boronat 138,
08018, Barcelona

Oficina 53.204
Tel. 93 542 1114 / 93 542 1193
peng.li@upf.edu

Peng Li

Research Interests

-Multimodal learning and embodied cognition

-L2 phonological learning

-Gestures


Current Projects

-Hand gestures and the learning of L2 Japanese vowel length contrasts

-Hand gestures and the learning of L2 Mandarin Chinese segmental contrasts

-Hand gestures and the learning of L2 French suprasegmental features and front rounded vowels

 

Publications

Xi, X., Li, P., Baills, F., & Prieto, P. (2020). Hand gestures facilitate the acquisition of novel phonemic contrasts when they appropriately mimic target phonetic features. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 63(11), 3571-3585. https://doi.org/10.1044/2020_JSLHR-20-00084

Li, P., Xi, X., Baills, F. & Prieto, P. (2020). Appropriately performing hand gestures cueing phonetic features facilitates simultaneous speech imitation in an L2. Proceedings of the 7th Gesture and Speech in Interaction (GeSpIn 2020).

Xi, X., Li, P., Baills, F., & Prieto, P. (2020). Training the pronunciation of L2 novel phonetic features: a comparison of observing versus producing hand gestures. Proceedings of the 7th Gesture and Speech in Interaction (GeSpIn 2020).

Li, P., Baills, F. & Prieto, P. (2020). Observing and producing durational hand gestures facilitates the pronunciation of novel vowel-length contrasts. Studies in Second Language Acquisition. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0272263120000054

Communications

Forthcoming 

Li, P., Xi, X., Baills, F. & Prieto, P. (2021, July). Actively producing hand gestures mimicking articulatoy features favors the long-term acquisition of novel words containing those features. Oral presentation at The 30th Conference of the European Second Language Association (EuroSLA 30). University of Barcelona: Barcelona (Spain).

Xi, X., Li, P., Baills, F. & Prieto, P. (2021, July). Hand gestures facilitate the acquisition of novel phonemic contrasts when adequately encoding target articulatory features. Oral presentation at The 30th Conference of the European Second Language Association (EuroSLA 30). University of Barcelona: Barcelona (Spain).

2020

Li, P., Xi, X., Baills, F. & Prieto, P. (2020, September). Appropriately performing hand gestures cueing phonetic features facilitates simultaneous speech imitation in an L2. Oral presentation at The 7th Gesture and Speech in Interaction Conference(GeSpIn). KTH Royal Institute of Technology: Stockholm (Sweden): September 7-9.

Xi, X., Li, P., Baills, F., & Prieto, P. (2020, September). Training the pronunciation of L2 novel phonetic features: a comparison of observing versus producing hand gestures. Oral presentation at The 7th Gesture and Speech in Interaction Conference(GeSpIn). KTH Royal Institute of Technology: Stockholm (Sweden): September 7-9.

2019

Li, P., & Prieto, P. (2019, September). A short training with durational hand gestures improves Catalan speakers' pronunciation of Japanese vowel length contrasts. Poster presentation at The 9th International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech (New Sounds). Waseda University: Tokyo (Japan), August 30- September 1.

Li, P., Baills, F. & Prieto, P. (2019, June). Durational hand gestures facillitate the learning of L2 vowel length contrasts. Oral presentation at 3rd Phonetics and Phonology in Europe (PaPE). University of Salento: Lecce (Italy), June 17-19.

Li, P., Baills, F. & Prieto, P. (2019, April). Durational hand gestures facillitate the learning of L2 vowel length contrasts. Poster presentation at XIV International Symposium of Psycholinguistics (ISP). University Rovira i Virgili: Tarragona (Spain), April 10-13.

2018

Li, P., Baills, F. & Prieto, P. (2018, September). Does the use of visuosospatial hand gestures facilitate the learning of L2 vowel length contrasts?. Oral presentation at EuroSLA 28. University of Münster: Münster (Germany), September 5-8.

Li, P., Baills, F. & Prieto, P. (2018, June). Does the use of visuosospatial hand gestures facilitate the learning of L2 vowel length contrasts?. Oral presentation at Xè Workshop sobre la prosòdia del català. University of Barcelona: Barcelona (Spain), July 28.

 

   

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