Department of Linguistics University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Dr. Tania Ionin PhD.

Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of Linguistics
Associate Professor of Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education
Affiliated Faculty of Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Affiliated Faculty of Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures

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Publications

Book Contributions

  • Ionin, Tania. "Pragmatic variation among specificity markers." Different Kinds of Specificity Across Languages. Comp. Stefan Hinterwimmer. Ed. Cornelia Ebert. Springer, 2013. 75-103.
  • Ionin, Tania. "Morphosyntax." The Cambridge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition. Ed. Julia Herschensohn and Martha Young-Scholten. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 505-528.
  • Ionin, Tania. "Formal theory-based methodologies." Research Methods in Second Language Acquisition. Ed. Alison Mackey and Susan Gass. Blackwell, 2011. 30-52.
  • Ionin, Tania, and Silvina Montrul. "Article use and generic reference: parallels between L1- and L2-acquisition." Second Language Acquisition of Articles: Empirical Findings and Theoretical Implications. Ed. Maria del Pilar Garcia Mayo and Roger Hawkins. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2009.

Journal Articles

  • Ionin, Tania, Silvina Montrul, and Monica Crivos. "A bidirectional study on the acquisition of plural NP interpretation in English and Spanish." Applied Psycholinguistics (2013):
  • Ionin, Tania, Soondo Baek, Eunah Kim, Heejeong Ko, and Ken Wexler. "That’s not so different from the: definite and demonstrative descriptions in second language acquisition." Second Language Research 28 (2012): 69-101.
  • Ionin, Tania, Silvina Montrul, and Helade Santos. "An experimental investigation of the expression of genericity in English, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese." Lingua 121 (2011): 963-985.
  • Ionin, Tania, Silvina Montrul, Ji-Hye Kim, and Vadim Philippov. "Genericity distinctions and the interpretation of determiners in L2 acquisition." Language Acquisition 18 (2011): 242-280.
  • Ionin, Tania, and Silvina Montrul. "The role of L1 transfer in the interpretation of articles with definite plurals." Language Learning 60.4 (2010): 877-925.
  • Ionin, Tania. "The scope of indefinites: an experimental investigation." Natural Language Semantics 18.3 (2010): 295-350.
  • Ionin, Tania, Maria L. Zubizarreta, and Vadim Philippov. "Acquisition of article semantics by child and adult L2-English learners." Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 12 (2009): 337-361.
  • Ionin, Tania, and Ora Matushansky. "The composition of complex cardinals." Journal of Semantics 23 (2006): 315-360.
  • Ionin, Tania. "This is definitely specific: specificity and definiteness in article systems." Natural Language Semantics 14 (2006): 175-234.