Yuni Kim

Courses taught at Manchester

Undergraduate
Intonation of English (LELA 30482)
Experimental Phonetics (LELA 20341)
Phonology 2: Sound Patterns Across Languages (LELA 20952)
General Phonetics and Phonology (LELA 10112)
Introduction to English Grammar (LELA 10041)
Linguistics for Speech and Language Therapy (LELA 10810)
MA level
Phonetics and Phonology (LELA 70061)
Directed Reading (LELA 71011/70012): Celtic Phonology [2015], Grammatical Variation in Brazilian Portuguese [2015], Phonetic Research Project [2015], Arabic Phonology [2013], Phonological Issues in English Dialects [2011], Syllable Structure and Prosodic Phonology [2010], Acquisition of Phonology [2010], Acoustic Phonetics [2010], Morphology-Phonology Interface [2009].


External teaching

April 2013
Dept. of Finnish, Finno-Ugrian, and Scandinavian, University of Helsinki
Tvärminne PhD supervision retreat (2 days, conducted in Finnish and Swedish)

Jul-Aug 2012
EGG (Eastern Generative Grammar) School, Wrocław, Poland
Autosegmental Phonology and Tone (6 hours)
Long-Distance Interactions in Phonology (6 hours)

July 2010
Verbum Summer School of Linguistics, Vigo, Spain
Introduction to Phonology (4 hours), Phonology and Morphology (3 hours)

April 2009
Università degli Studi di Napoli "L'Orientale", Naples, Italy
Phonology-Morphology Interface (9 hours)


Doctoral students

2012
Michael Ramsammy, Lecturer in Linguistics, University of Edinburgh
The Realisation of Coda Nasals in Spanish
Co-supervised with Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero. AHRC awardee.
2012
Patrycja Strycharczuk, Lecturer in Linguistics, University of Manchester
Phonetics-Phonology Interactions in Pre-Sonorant Voicing
Co-supervised with Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero. AHRC awardee.
2013
Jonathan Morris, Lecturer in Linguistics (School of Welsh), Cardiff University
Sociolinguistic Variation and Regional Minority Language Bilingualism: An investigation of Welsh-English bilinguals in North Wales
Co-supervised with Maciej Baranowski, Yaron Matras.
2014
Danielle Turton, Lecturer in Phonology, Newcastle University
Variation in English /l/: Synchronic reflections of the life cycle of phonological processes
Co-supervised with Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero, Maciej Baranowski. AHRC awardee.
2015
Michaela Hejná, Assistant Professor of English Linguistics, Aarhus University
Preaspiration in Welsh English: a case study of Aberystwyth
Co-supervised with Wendell Kimper, Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero.
Current
Fernanda Barrientos, Dozentin (Teaching Fellow) in Linguistics, University of Konstanz
Perceptual Representations in Interlanguage Phonology: Subcategorial learning in late learners with a smaller vowel inventory
Co-supervised with Wendell Kimper. President's Doctoral Scholar awardee.
Current
Deepthi Gopal, Research Assistant, Cambridge University
“The phonology of sonorants and sonorancy”
Co-supervised with Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero.
Current
Luke McDermott, "The spatial semantics of Chiapas Zoque"
Co-supervised with Eva Schultze-Berndt. ESRC awardee.
Current
Kathleen Easlick, "Language policies in a changing Europe: regional and immigrant languages in multi-sited comparisons"
Co-supervised with Yaron Matras.
Current
Aseel Almuhaimeed, “Emphasis spread in the Najdi Arabic dialect"
Co-supervised with Wendell Kimper.
Current
Stephen Nichols, “Height harmony in Bantu languages“
Co-supervised with Wendell Kimper.


PhD committees and examination panels

2010
Candide Simard, "The intonation contours of Jaminjung, an Australian Language." Internal examiner, University of Manchester.
2013
Kyunghye Kim (Translation and Intercultural Studies), "Mediating American and South Korean news discourses about North Korea through translation: a corpus-based critical discourse analysis." Panel member and internal examiner, University of Manchester.
2013
Daniele Viktor Leggio, "Lace avilen ko radio: Romani language and identity on the Internet." Internal examiner, University of Manchester.
2015
Elizabeth Eden, "Towards a phonological metric of language distance." External examiner, MPhil upgrade viva, University College London.
2016
Carlos Ivanhoe Gil Burgoin, "Fonología del kumiai." External supervisor, El Colegio de México.
Current
Gervasio Montero Gutenberg, "Variación dialectal y enseñanza de la lengua ombeayiüts." External committee member, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
Current
Glenda Zoé Lizárraga Navarro, "Morfología verbal del chichimeco jonaz." External supervisor, El Colegio de México.


Master's students

2015
Tomader Alfraikh, "Emphatic spread: a phonetic study on the Najdi Arabic dialect"
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Stephen Nichols, "Issues in the phonetics and phonology of the Konai language"
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Nurul Hafizah Sidek, "Morphophonemic analysis of Terengganu Malay"
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Carlos Verdugo Maturana, "Lenition and deletion of voiced plosives in Chilean Spanish"
2014
Aseel Almuhaimeed, "Word-medial consonant gemination in the Najdi Arabic dialect: an acoustic study"
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Yue Hu, "Topics in some intonation patterns of Mandarin Chinese and Standard English"
2013
Nor Azila Binti Abidin, "Final consonant cluster simplification in Malaysian English"
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Hajar Moussa, "A phonological description of the Urban Hijazi dialect spoken in Jeddah"
2011
Silvia Igal-Melendo, "The morphology-phonology interface of Scottish English: A case study of vowel length"
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Emily MacKenzie, "A sociophonetic investigation into accent imitation: Liverpool English"
2010
Jackson Lun Lee, "Morphological doubling and Lexical Phonology: the case of Cantonese" (Distinction)
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Ruth Molloy, "Mid vowels in Barcelona Catalan: an acoustic analysis of production and perception in the neighbourhood of Gracia" (Distinction)
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Frances J. Morton, "Syllabic consonants in British English and their interactions with phonological processes" (Distinction)
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Ellie Munday, "A longitudinal study into the chronology of phonological processes"
2009
Nicholas Brown, "The production and perception of English /r/ by native Cantonese speakers"
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Kyunghye Kim (Translation Studies), "Challenging the convention of the traditional translation path: a re-translation project to reveal women's voices"


Undergraduate theses

2016
Siqing Li ("The tone sandhi domain of Chaoyang dialect"), Maimoona Tahir ("Epenthetic vowel copying in Farsi")
2015
Sarah Mahmood, "A study in the phonetics and phonology of syllable-medial inserted glides across varieties of Mandarin Chinese"
2014
Ciara Cusack, "To what extent is the Scottish Vowel Length Rule present in Belfast English?"
2013
Lauren Baxendale, "'Eroes and villains: a study of non-standard language usage in British and American film and television productions"
2011
Joanne Duffy (Dialect contact among South Africans living in England), Ellen Rutter (Sociolinguistic variation in text messaging), Chao Zhang (Production of rhotics in L2 Mandarin)
2010
Emily MacKenzie ("Earwitness reliability: an investigation into voice parades with special reference to counterfeit accent"), Benjamin Rhodes ("Prosodic phrasing and the optimal epenthetic consonant in the function of /r/-sandhi"); Sarah Clayton ("Leadership and gendered discourse in reality TV: identity construction by judges on 'The X Factor'"), Thomas Norman ("Dialect levelling in the vowel system of the modern West Cumbrian dialect"), Amy Stevenson ("Gender differentiation and self-evaluation of the East Mancunian accent")


Teaching assistantship

Fall 2006
Linguistics 130: Comparative & Historical Linguistics (Prof. Andrew Garrett)
University of California, Berkeley
Recipient of Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award