Ming Chew Teo

Catalina Andrango Walker

Ming Chew Teo

Visiting Assistant Professor

Office

331 Major Williams
Blacksburg, VA 24061 

Phone

540-231-5362 

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Expertise

  • Chinese Linguistics
  • Contact Linguistics
  • Singapore English

 

Education

  • B.A., National University of Singapore
  • M.A., National University of Singapore
  • Ph.D.,  Stanford University 

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    Selected Publications

    Books

    Crosslinguistic influence in Singapore English: Linguistic and social aspects. Under contract with Routledge.

    Book Chapter

    Sun, Chaofen and Ming Chew Teo. 2017. “Temporally closed situations for the Chinese perfective LE.” Doing pragmatics interculturally: cognitive, philosophical, and sociopragmatic perspectives, Rachel Giova and Michael Haugh (eds.). Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.   

    Articles

    “Cross-linguistic influence between genetically unrelated languages: A synchronic study of ‘already’ in Colloquial Singapore English.” Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages. Forthcoming.

    How language use shapes meaning: A case study of Singapore Southern Min loanword ‘balu’.” Journal of Chinese Linguistics43.2: 548-585. 2015.  

    “Transferability of semantic functions in contact-induced grammaticalization: The case of Singapore Colloquial English ‘one’.” Studies in Language38.4: 836-863. 2014.