Publications

Research publications and Textbooks

Research publications

Cebrian, J. (to appear). Methodological issues in the assessment of cross-language phonetic similarity. Subsidia: Tools and Resources for Speech Sciences Proceedings. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)/Universidad de Málaga. 

Julkowska, I. & Cebrian, J. (2015). Effects of listener factors and stimulus properties on the intelligibility, comprehensibility and foreign accentedness of L2 speech. Journal of Second Language Pronunciation 1(2), 211-237. doi:10.1075/jslp.1.2.04jul (ISSN: 2215-1931).

Cebrian, J. (2015). Reciprocal measures of perceived similarity. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK: the University of Glasgow. ISBN 978-0-85261-941-4. Paper number 1041.1-9 retrieved from http://www.icphs2015.info/pdfs/Papers/ICPHS0892.pdf

Carlet, A. & Cebrian, J. (2015) Identification vs. discrimination training: Learning effects for trained and untrained sounds. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK: the University of Glasgow. ISBN 978-0-85261-941-4. Paper number 1041.1-9 retrieved from http://www.icphs2015.info/pdfs/Papers/ICPHS0752.pdf

Cebrian, J. & Carlet, A. (2014). Second language learners’ identification of target language phonemes: A short-term phonetic training study. Canadian Modern Language Review 70(4), 474-499. doi: 10.3138/cmlr.2318 (ISSN 0008-4506 (Print); 1710-1131 (Online)).

Carlet, A. & Cebrian, J. (2013). Training Catalan speakers to identify L2 consonants and vowels: A short-term high variability training study. Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech. Concordia University Working Papers in Applied Linguistics, 5, 85-98.

Ju?kowska, I. A., & Cebrian, J. (2013). Intelligibility, comprehensibility and foreign accentedness in the speech of Polish L2 English speakers. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on English Pronunciation: Issues & Practices (EPIP3), pp. 45-48. Murcia, Spain: University of Murcia.

Cebrian, J. (2013). Syllables. In C. A. Chapelle (general editor) and J. Levis & M. Munro (area editors). The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Vol. 9, pp. 5488-5495. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. (ISBN: 978-1-4051-9473-0). DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1134

Cebrian, J. & Carlet, A. (2012) Audiovisual perception of native and non-native sounds by native and non-native speakers. In Martín Alegre, S., Moyer, M., Pladevall, E. & Tubau, S. (eds.). At a Time of Crisis: English and American Studies in Spain, pp. 300-307. Dept. Filologia Anglesa i Germanística, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona/AEDEAN. (ISBN-10: 84-695-4273-7, ISBN-13: 978-84-695-4273-6).

Cebrian, J. & Chambers, C. G. (2011). Subphonemic detail in lexical preception and production: The case of Canadian Raising. Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, edited by Wai-Sum Lee & Eric Zee. City University of Hong Kong, pp. 424-427.

Cebrian, J. (2011). Cross-linguistic perception of Catalan and English diphthongs. In Wrembel, M., Kul, M., Dziubalska-Ko?aczyk, K. (eds.), Achievements and perspectives in the acquisition of second language speech: New Sounds 2010, Volume II, pp. 43-51. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. ISBN: 978-3-631-60723-7. (peer-reviewed revised version of the NS2010 proceedings paper).

Curell, H., Martín, S., Capdevila, M., Cebrian, J., Gimeno, L., Hand, F., Owen, D., Pladevall, E. & Vraciu, A. (2011) L'adaptació al nou espai europeu d'ensenyament superior: Estudis anglesos a la UAB. In VI Congrés Internacional de Docència Universitària i Innovació (CIDUI). Nous espais de qualitat en l'educació superior.Una anàlisi comparada i de tendències. CD-ROM. ISBN: 978-84-8458-339-4.

Cebrian, J., J.C. Mora & C. Aliaga García. (2011). Assessing crosslinguistic similarity by means of rated discrimination and perceptual assimilation tasks.  In Wrembel, M., Kul, M., Dziubalska-Ko?aczyk, K. (eds.), Achievements and perspectives in the acquisition of second language speech: New Sounds 2010, Volume I, pp. 41-52. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. ISBN: 978-3-631-60722-0. (peer-reviewed revised version of the NS2010 proceedings paper).

Cebrian, J. (2010) Cross-linguistic perception of diphthongs by Spanish/Catalan speakers and English speakers A K. Dziubalska-Ko?aczyk, M. Wrembel and M. Kul (eds), New Sounds 2010 Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech, pp. 73-76. ISBN: 978-83-928167-9-9.

Cebrian, J., J.C. Mora & C. Aliaga García. (2010) Assessing crosslinguistic similarity by means of rated discrimination and perceptual assimilation tasks. A K. Dziubalska-Ko?aczyk, M. Wrembel and M. Kul (eds), New Sounds 2010 Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech, pp. 77-82. ISBN: 978-83-928167-9-9.

Cebrian, J. (2009) Interaction of L2 phonotactics and L1 syllable structure in L2 vowel production. In A M. A. Watkins, A. S. Rauber, i B. O. Baptista (eds.), Recent Research in Second Language Phonetics/Phonology: Perception and Production, pp. 234-243. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN: 9781443811255.

Cebrian, J. (2009). Syllabification of medial consonants in L1 and L2 English. In M. Amengual, M. Juan & J. Salazar (eds.), Actes del XXXII Congrés de l’Associació Espanyola de Estudis Anglo-Nordamericans (AEDEAN), pp. 365-370. Palma de Mallorca: Universitat de les Illes Balears. ISBN: 978-84-8384-124-2.

Cebrian, J. (2009) Exploring the roles of instruction and word familiarity in L2 vowel identification. In M. Ashby and J. Maidment (Eds.), Proceedings of the Phonetics Teaching & Learning Conference. University College London (pp. 23-26).

Cebrian, J. (2009). Effects of native language and amount of experience on crosslinguistic perception. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 125, No. 4, Pt. 2, April, p. 2775. ISSN: 0001-4966.

Cebrian, J. (2008) Exploring acoustic correlates of accurate L2 production. Language Design, Journal of Theoretical and Experimental Linguistics, Special Issue, 1 (New Trends in Experimental Phonetics: Selected Papers from the IV International Conference on Experimental Phonetics, A. Pamies & E. Melguizo (Eds.)), pp.31-38. ISSN: 1139-4218.

Cebrian, J. (2008) The effect of perceptual factors in the acquisition of an L2 vowel contrast. A Avery, E. B. Dresher & K. Rice. (Eds.), Contrast in Phonology: Perception and Acquisition. (pp.303-322). Mouton de Gruyter. ISBN: 978-3-11-019821-8.

Cebrian, J. (2008) Review of “Bohn, Ocke-Schwen and Munro, Murray J. (eds.) (2007). Language Experience in Second Language Speech Learning: In honor of James Emil Flege. Amsterdam / Philadelphia: John Benjamins.” Atlantis. Journal of the Spanish Association of Anglo-American Studies, 30.2, pp. 147-153. ISSN: 0210-6124.

Cebrian, J. (2007) Interaction of L2 phonotactics and L1 syllable structure in L2 vowel production. New Sounds 2007: Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech. Florianópolis: Federal University of Santa Catarina, pp.107-113.

Cebrian, J. (2007) Old sounds in new contrasts: L2 production of the English tense-tax vowel distinction.In J. Trouvain & W. J. Barry (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences.Saarbrucken: University of Saarland, pp.1637-1640. ISBN: 978-3-9811535-1-4, (CD ROM: 978-3-9811535-0-7).

Cebrian, J. (2006) Experience and the use of duration in the categorization of L2 vowels. Journal of Phonetics 34, 372-387. ISSN: 0095-4470.

Cebrian, J. (2005) Talker and context effects in native and non-native perception. Actes del XXVIII Congrés de l’Associació Espanyola de Estudis Anglo-Nordamericans (AEDEAN). Editat en CD Rom per J. J. Calvo, J. Tronch, M. del Saz, C. Manuel, B. Pennock i M. J. Coperías. València: Universitat de València. ISBN: 84-3706-3159.

Cebrian, J. (2003) Input and experience in the perception of an L2 temporal and spectral contrast. In D. Recasens, M.J. Solé & J. Romero (Eds.), Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of the Phonetics Sciences. Barcelona, Spain: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona/Causal Productions (pp. 2297-2300). ISBN: 1-876346-48-5.

Cebrian, J. (2002) Perceptual factors in L2 acquisition of English vowels. In M. Falces Sierra, M. Díaz Dueñas & J.M. Pérez Fernández (Eds.), Proceedings of the XXV AEDEAN conference. Granada, Spain: University of Granada/Bernardi Producciones. ISBN 8468821853.

Cebrian, J. (2002) Phonetic similarity and acoustic cue reliance in the perception of a second language contrast. In M. Barrio, M. H. Cuenca, J. Díaz, L F. Rodríguez & J. A. Vidal (Eds.), Proceedings of the II Congreso de Fonética Experimental (II Experimental Phonetics Conference). Seville, Spain: University of Seville (pp. 124-128). ISBN: 84-607-4812-X.

Cebrian, J. (2002) Acquiring a new vowel contrast: The perception of English lax-tense vowels by native Catalan subjects. In A. James & J. Leather (Eds.), Proceedings of the “New Sounds 2000” 4th International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech. Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam (pp. 48-57).

Cebrian, J. (2001) Effect of Style and Task Variation in L2 Speech Production. In A. Mateos-Aparicio & S. Molina (Eds.), Proceedings of the XXIV AEDEAN Conference. Ciudad Real, Spain: Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (CD-Rom edition). ISBN: 8469957090.

Cebrian, J. (2000) Transferability and productivity of L1 rules in Catalan-English interlanguage, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 22, pp 1-26. ISSN: 0272-2631.

Cebrian, J. (1999) Catalan obstruents and opacity: A case for representational ambisyllabicity. In C. Smallwood & S. Béjar (Eds.), Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics, 17. Toronto: University of Toronto (pp. 58-80).

Cebrian, J. (1998) Markedness and Prosodic Domain in the Transferability of Voicing Rules in Catalan-English Interlanguage. In J. Leather & A. James (Eds.), New Sounds 97. Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second-Language Speech. Klagenfurt, Austria: Universtiy of Klagenfurt (pp. 47-54).

Cebrian, J. (1997) Stylistic Variation in Catalan-English Interlanguage. In L. Rowsell, C. Burns & L. Blair (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1997 Canadian Linguistics Association. Calgary: University of Calgary (pp. 13-24).

Cebrian, J. (1997) Transfer of Voicing Processes in Catalan-English Interlanguage. In L. Díaz & C. Pérez (Eds.), Views on the Acquisition and Use of a Second Language. Proceedings of the European Second Language Association 7th Annual Conference. Barcelona: Universitat Pompeu Fabra (pp. 479-488). ISBN: 84-88042-21-3.

Cebrian, J. (1997) SV assimilation in Catalan and the implications for an asymmetrical *NC constraint. In P. Avery & C. Smallwood (Eds.), Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics, Vol. 16, no. 1. Proceedings of the 1997 Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto Phonology Workshop. Toronto: University of Toronto (pp. 37-48).

Cebrian, J. (1996) Book Review of Rod Ellis (1994) The Study of Second Language Acquisition, in TESL Canada Journal, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp.53-56.

Textbooks

Kennedy, M., Cebrian, J. & Bradbury, J. 2009. Guided error correction. Exercises for Spanish-speaking students of English Level C1 - Book 1. Servei de Publicacions de la UAB. ISBN: 978-84-490-2613-3

Link to the publisher's website (table of content, view of first pages).

Kennedy, M., Cebrian, J. & Bradbury, J. 2010. Guided error correction. Exercises for Spanish-speaking students of English Level C1 - Book 2. Servei de Publicacions de la UAB. ISBN: 978-84-490-2664-5.

Link to the publisher's website (table of content, view of first pages).

Kennedy, M., Pladevall, E. & Cebrian, J. (2012). Guided error correction. Exercises for Spanish-speaking students of English Level B2. Servei de Publicacions de la UAB. ISBN: 978-84-490-2892-2.

Link to the publisher's website (table of content, viwe of first pages).

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