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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Tyler McPeek created the name pronunciation sheet to help students and faculty pronounce Chinese names correctly. Lizze Heintz / Beacon Staff

WARC releases guide for name pronunciations

By Caroline Rangel
September 26, 2019

The Writing and Academic Resource Center created a Chinese name and awareness guide, “What’s in a Name,” for English speakers with the hope to build a more globalized and inclusive environment on...

Writing Academic Center pushes for correct Chinese name pronunciation with guide

Writing Academic Center pushes for correct Chinese name pronunciation with guide

By Daniela Lobo-Rivera
March 14, 2019

The Writing Academic Center plans to release a Chinese name pronunciation and awareness guide by fall 2019 to help faculty, students, and staff pronounce the names of their peers, according to a college...

I know everyone I meet will not have the same interest in learning to say my name correctly. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: Unfamiliar names deserve proper pronounciation

By Ziqi Wang
January 23, 2019

While working in the journalism office last week, my boss asked me to make a list of a few common sounds in Chinese names that professors might find hard to pronounce. He was considering giving...

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