Publications

Papers

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Schwarz, J., Li, K., Sim, J. H., Zhang, Y., Buchanan-Worster, E., Post, B., Gibson, J., & McDougall, K. (2022). Semantic cues modulate children’s and adults’ processing of audio-visual face mask speech. Frontiers in Psychology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.879156 [OA paper]

Sim, J. H. (2022). Negotiating social meanings in a plural society: Social perceptions of variants of /l/ in Singapore English. FirstView. Language in Society. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0047404522000173 [paper] [OA paper]

Sim, J. H. (2021). Sociophonetic variation in English /l/ in the child-directed speech of English-Malay bilinguals. Journal of Phonetics, 88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wocn.2021.101084. [paper] [accepted manuscript]

Sim, J. H. & Post, B. (2021). Variation in quality of maternal input and development of coda stops in English-speaking children in Singapore. FirstView. Journal of Child Language. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0305000921000593. [OA paper]

Sim, J. H. (2019). “But you don’t sound Malay!” Language dominance and variation in the accents of English-Malay bilinguals in Singapore. English World-Wide, 40(1), 79–108. https://doi.org/10.1075/eww.00023.sim. [paper] [accepted manuscript]

Sim, J. H. (2014). A Feature-based Study of English Trainee Teachers’ Treatment of Singapore English. Reinvention: An International Journal of Undergraduate Research, 7(1). [paper]

Unpublished theses

Sim, J. H. (2022). Phonological acquisition in a multidialectal and multicultural context: The case of bilingual preschoolers in Singapore [Unpublished PhD Thesis]. University of Cambridge. https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.86480 [thesis]

Sim, J. H. (2015). Language dominance and accent variation: a phonetic study of two groups of educated Malay speakers of Singapore English. [Unpublished MPhil Thesis]. University of Cambridge.

Conference proceedings

* Presenting author

Li, K. K.*, Schwarz, J., Sim, J. H., Zhang, Y., Buchanan-Worster, E., Post, B., McDougall, K. (2022, 18–22 Sept). Recording and timing vocal responses in online experimentation [Paper presentation]. Proc. Interspeech 2022, 4053-4057, doi: 10.21437/Interspeech.2022-10697 [paper]

Conference papers without proceedings

* Presenting author

Li, K. K.*, Schwarz, J., Sim, J. H., Zhang, Y., Buchanan-Worster, E., Post, B., McDougall, K. (2022, 23–25 June). Recording and timing vocal responses: an online cued-shadowing task [Paper presentation]. LabPhon18: Phonology in a Rapidly Changing World.

Sim, J. H.* (2022, 23–25 June). Bilingual phonological development in a multi-dialectal context: the acquisition of /l/ by English-Malay bilingual preschoolers in Singapore [Poster session]. LabPhon18: Phonology in a Rapidly Changing World.

Sim, J. H.* & Post, B. (2022, 14–16 June). Variation in the development of English syllable-final /l/ in English-Malay and English-Chinese bilingual children [Paper presentation]. Building Linguistic Systems, York, United Kingdom.

Schwarz, J.*, Li, K.*, Sim, J. H., Zhang, Y., Buchanan-Worster, E., Post, B., . . . McDougall, K. (2022, 4–8 Apr). Can we use visual, acoustic and semantic cues to compensate for face mask speech? [Paper presentation]. British Association of Academic Phoneticians Colloquium 2022, York, United Kingdom.

Sim, J. H.* & Post, B. (2022, 4–8 Apr). Acquiring /l/ in a multidialectal context by English-Malay bilingual children in Singapore [Poster session]. British Association of Academic Phoneticians Colloquium 2022, York, United Kingdom.

Schwarz, J.*, Li, K.*, Sim, J. H., Zhang, Y., Buchanan-Worster, E., Post, B., . . . McDougall, K. (2022, Jan 20-21). The impact of visual, acoustic, and semantic cues on processing of face mask speech by children and adults [Poster session]. 13th Speech in Noise Workshop.

Schwarz, J.*, Li, K., Sim, J. H., Zhang, Y., Buchanan-Worster, E., Post, B., . . . McDougall, K. (2021, Nov 23). Speech Perception through Face Masks by Children and Adults [Poster session]. Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium 2021: Language and Inclusion. doi:10.33774/coe-2021-l88qk

Sim, J. H.* & Post, B. (2021, Sept 8-10). Clear /l/ and the Malays in Singapore: origin, social meanings, and ethnic identity [Paper presentation]. UK Language Variation and Change 13. University of Glasgow. https://https://uklvc13.com/

Sim, J. H.* & Post, B. (2021, Jun 21-23). Variation in pitch scaling in English of young simultaneous bilinguals in Singapore [Poster session]. Phonetics and Phonology in Europe 2021, Barcelona. https://pape2021.upf.edu/

Sim, J. H.* (2021, Jun 7–10). Indexical properties of syllable-final /l/ in Singapore English [Paper presentation]. Sociolinguistics Symposium 2021, Hong Kong. https://www.ss23hk.com/

Sim, J. H.* & Post, B. (2021, Jun 2–4). Variation in ethnic-accentedness in child-directed speech of bilinguals [Paper presentation]. Variation in Language Acquisition 4, Rorschach, Switzerland. https://www.shlr.ch/shlr/die-shlr/events/vila-4/

Sim, J. H.* & Post, B. (2021, Mar 6). Variation in quality of input and development of coda stops in bilingual children [Poster session]. Jesus College MCR Graduate Conference 2021, Cambridge.

Sim, J. H.* & Post, B. (2020, Apr). Maternal input and variability in the development of coda stops in bilingual children [Conference presentation]. British Association of Academic Phoneticians Colloquium, York, United Kingdom. https://sites.google.com/york.ac.uk/baap2020york/home [cancelled]

Koh, S.*, Koh, L.*, Sim, J. H.*, Ng, K.* & Mohan, J.* (2017, Jun 29). Exploring the Joy of Learning – from NASA to EL [Paper presentation]. 3rd Anglican High School National Symposium 2017: Assessment Drives the Learning Paradigm.

Presentations and seminars

* Presenting author

Sim, J. H. (2021, May). The social life of L in Singapore English. Presented at the Jesus College Language and Linguistics Forum.

Sim, J. H.* & Post, B. (2021, Apr). Maternal input and variability in the development of coda stops in bilingual children. British Association of Academic Phoneticians Work in Progress (online)

Sim, J. H. (2021, April). Indexical properties of /l/ in Singapore English. Presented at the Aarhus University Phonetics and Phonology seminar.

Sim, J. H. (2021, Mar). Investigating coda stops in bilingual children. Presented at MPhil seminar, University of Cambridge.

Sim, J. H. (2020, Aug). Investigating variation in tonal scaling and alignment in young bilingual children. Presented at the Experimental Phonetics and Phonology seminar, University of Cambridge.

Sim, J. H. (2019, Nov). Phonological acquisition of contact varieties of English in simultaneous bilinguals: variation in maternal input and effects on child phonological acquisition. Presented at the Jesus College Language and Linguistics Forum.

Sim, J. H. (2019, Jan). Phonological acquisition of variable input: children in bi-dialectal homes. Presented at the Experimental Phonetics and Phonology seminar, University of Cambridge.

Sim, J. H. (2018, Oct). Language dominance and accent variation: a phonetic study of two groups of educated Malay speakers of Singapore English. Presented at the Experimental Phonetics and Phonology seminar, University of Cambridge.

Sim, J. H. (2015, May). Language dominance and accent variation: a phonetic study of two groups of educated Malay speakers of Singapore English. Presented at the Experimental Phonetics and Phonology seminar, University of Cambridge.

Work in progress

Sim, J. H. & Post, B. (in revision). Bilingual phonological acquisition in a multi(dia)lectal context: acquisition of /l/ by English-Malay bilingual children in Singapore.