Chiawei Wang

PhD Linguistics

  • Linguistics and English Language
  • School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
  • The University of Edinburgh

Contact details

Address

Street

Room 2.17, Dugald Stewart Building
3 Charles Street

City
Edinburgh
Post code
EH8 9AD

Qualifications

2017–2019   PhD Linguistics, The University of Edinburgh

  • Thesis: Utterance final particles in Mandarin (supervised by Prof Ronnie Cann and Dr Chris Cummins)

2009–2013   MA Linguistics, Fu Jen Catholic University

  • Dissertation: A pragmatic study of utterance final paricle ba in Taiwan Mandarin (supervised by Dr Zixuan Li)

Undergraduate teaching

2017/2018

  • Tutor for Linguistics and English Langage 1A (Semester 1)
  • Tutor for Linguistics and English Langage 1B (Semester 2)
  • Tutor for the PPLS Writing Centre

Research summary

My current research centres on the semantics and pragmaitcs of particles and their interface, Sinitic languages in particular.

Current research interests

discourse relations, modality, evidentiality, grammaticalisation, pragmaticalisation