PUBLICATIONS

Book chapters, 
Conference proceedings,
Theses
Book chapters and conference proceedings
Theses

Lei, Margaret. 2019. The acquisition of cardinal and ordinal numbers in Cantonese. In Proceedings of the 43rd Boston University Conference on Language Development, edited by Megan M. Brown and Brady Dailey, 350-359. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press. [link]

Lei, Margaret Ka-yan and Thomas Hun-tak Lee. 2019. Acquiring distinctions in nominal and verbal domains: Differentiating universal quantification from completive aspect in child Cantonese. In Three Streams of Generative Language Acquisition Research. Selected papers from the 7th Meeting of Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition – North America, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, edited by Tania Ionin and Matthew Rispoli, 159-183. Language Acquisition and Language Disorders 63. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company. doi:10.1075/lald.63.09lei. [link]

Lei, Margaret Ka-yan and Thomas Hun-tak Lee. 2018. Differentiating universal quantification from perfectivity: Cantonese-speaking children’s command of the affixal quantifier saai3. In Linguistic and Cognitive Aspects of Quantification, edited by Katalin É. Kiss and Tamás Zétényi, 57-82. Cham: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-91566-1_4. [PDF

 

Lei, Margaret. 2018. Children’s knowledge of domain restriction: The case of dōu (‘all’) in Mandarin Chinese. In Proceedings of the 42nd Boston University Conference on Language Development, edited by Anne B. Bertolini and Maxwell J. Kaplan, 441-450. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press. [PDF]

Lei, Margaret Ka-yan and Thomas Hun-tak Lee. 2017. Early knowledge of the interaction between aspect and quantification: Evidence from child Cantonese. In Proceedings of the 41st Boston University Conference on Language Development, edited by Maria LaMendola and Jennifer Scott, 424-435. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press. [PDF]

Lee, Thomas Hun-tak and Margaret Ka-yan Lei. 2014. Scope (dis)ambiguity in Chinese datives: The view from language acquisition. In Proceedings of the 2014 Korean Society for Language and Information Workshop on Meaning and Cognition. Seoul: Seoul National University.

Lei, Margaret Ka-yan. 2007. Discrimination of level tones in Cantonese-learning infants. In Proceedings of the XVth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, 1313-1316. Saarbrücken, Germany. [PDF]

Lei, Margaret Ka-yan. 2006. A phonetic study on the acquisition of Cantonese tone. In Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Language, eds. Agnes Belotel-Grenie and Michel Grenie, 83-86. La Rochelle, France. [PDF]

Lei, Margaret Ka-yan. 2017. The acquisition of A-quantification in Cantonese. Doctoral dissertation, Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. [link]

[Supervisor: Professor Thomas Hun-tak Lee]

-- The Linguistic Society of Hong Kong 2017 Outstanding PhD Thesis Award

 

Lei, Margaret Ka-yan. 2007. Tone discrimination in infants acquiring a tonal language. MPhil thesis, Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. 

[Supervisor: Professor Thomas Hun-tak Lee]

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