Tag Archives: lexcial tone

Talk in Mountain City (Chongqing, China)

On 2nd November Dr Zeng was invited to visit Chonqqing University by Prof Hui Xie (PhD, Sheffield University) and gave a talk on visual benefit on speech perception under adverse condition. The talk was the outcome of a joint project between the iTalkTone Lab and Chonqing University. Prof Xie is an architectural acoustics expert and has published widely in noise control and classroom design.

02112015Chonqing University is a key national university located in Chongqing, China, and a member of the “Excellence League“. Chongqing University is also one of the “Project 211 and Project 985” universities with full support in the construction and development from the central government and the Chongqing Municipal Government. Among its various departments, Chongqing University is especially highly ranked in the Built Environment, Engineering, Technology, and Business disciplines. (from Wikipedia)

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Chinese lip-reading

This is a small quiz to test your lip reading on Chinese language. If you are a native Chinese(Mandarin) speaker or have some experience of Chinese language, could you please tell which tone the speaker is pronouncing?  Chinese has four tones and you can merely give a number to be your answer, for example, 1 referring Tone 1(di yi sheng,第一声) or 2 referring Tone 2(di er sheng,第二声).

Please leave your answer in the reply column.

Thanks.