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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Adam J. Chong, PhD (UCLA)

Adam J.

Lecturer in Linguistics

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7882 6638
Room Number: ArtsOne 1.13
Office Hours: For LIN4208 Foundations of Language: Monday 3-4pm, Thursday 11-12pm, or by appt. For LIN042 UG Dissertation: Tuesday 3-4pm, or by appt. All meetings are on Zoom (see QM+).


My research investigates how listeners acquire and process the phonetic and phonological patterns in their first language, and what this tells us about grammatical architecture. I also work on intonation, particularly on Singapore English intonation.


  • Foundations of Language
  • Phonetics I: Sounds of English
  • Phonology I: Introduction to Phonology
  • Phonology II: Explaining Phonological Structures
  • Research Methods in Linguistics
  • English/Linguistics Research Project
  • Introduction to Phonology


Research Interests:

  • Theoretical & experimental phonology, and phonetics
  • phonological acquisition and processing
  • phonological variation
  • phonology-morphology interface
  • prosody and intonational phonology
  • speech perception
  • Singapore English


Browse a list of publications by Dr Adam Chong.