Please note that The Language Centre is not involved in this research recruitment or study. Any queries regarding this study shall be contacting with the researchers directly.

Calling volunteers

About this study

All you need is a laptop/computer with a camera and internet to participate and you can do the task anytime in the comfort of your home! You will participate in two testing sessions. The first session (30 min) will involve multiple choice questions and a speaking task in Mandarin Chinese. The second session (30 min) will involve a listening task and an eye-tracking task in Mandarin Chinese. We will send you a link to the second session one week after you have completed this first session.


To participate in the study, you must…

  • Understand basic Mandarin Chinese
  • Understand basic English
  • Live in a country where English is the main language of communication (e.g., USA, Canada, UK) 


You will be given $25 or £25 worth of Amazon gift voucher as a compensation for participating in this study. Compensation will be given to only those who have completed both test sessions. 


Please sign up at:

We will send you a link to the task via email. 

Contact info 

Please contact Maki Kubota ( for English inquiries and Li Muhan ( for Mandarin Chinese inquiries.