Xiaotong Xi 

My name is Xiaotong Xi. I hold a PhD in Translation and Language Sciences at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain). My PhD thesis explored the benefits of incorporating pedagogical hand gestures into phonetic training on the learning of L2 sounds. Additionally, my research interests extend to the acquisition of L2 Spanish pronunciation by Mandarin-speaking learners.

Education background

  • 2019-2023 Ph.D. in Translation and Language Sciences, UPF
  • 2018-2023 M.A. in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, UPF
  • 2014-2018 B.A. in Hispanic Philology, Xi'an International Studies University
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(Last update on November 23, 2023)