Selected Presentations

An imaginative amalgamation of my hometown and its namesake, by local artist Belinda Low.
  • Sentence-final adverbs in Colloquial Singapore English revisited: Increasing frequency and stabilization in a WhatsApp corpus. With Mie Hiramoto, Jessica Choo, Wilkinson Gonzales & Jakob Leimgruber. Society of Pidgin and Creole Linguistics, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. January, 2020.
  • (bo)jio and its variants in Singlish WhatsApp messages. With Jakob Leimgruber, Wilkinson Gonzales, Jessica Choo & Mie Hiramoto. 24th Conference of the International Association of World Englishes, University of Limerick, Ireland. June, 2019.
  • “You don’t ask me to speak Mandarin, okay?”: Language ideology of Mandarin-speaking Singaporeans. With Mie Hiramoto. 16th International Pragmatics Conference, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. June, 2019.
  • “I needed you sia“: An emergence of a sentence-final particle sia in Colloquial Singapore English. With Jessica Choo, Mie Hiramoto, Wilkinson Gonzales, Tong King Lee & Jakob Leimgruber. English in Contact 2019, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. March, 2019.
  • Ethnic and gender variation in the CMC use of Colloquial Singapore English discourse particles. With Jakob Leimgruber, Jessica Choo, Wilkinson Gonzales & Mie Hiramoto. Society of Pidgin and Creole Linguistics, New York, New York, USA. January, 2019.
  • “Issit issit is only a tag question?” The grammaticalization and pragmaticalization of issit in Colloquial Singapore English. With Wilkinson Gonzales, Jessica Choo, Jakob Leimgruber & Mie Hiramoto. Society of Pidgin and Creole Linguistics, New York, New York, USA. January, 2019.
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