Tania Ionin

 Tania Ionin

Contact Information

4112 FLB
MC-168
Urbana, IL, 61801
Director of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor
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Research Interests

  • Second language acquisition, experimental semantics, syntax/semantics interface

Selected Publications

Books

Ionin, Tania, and Ora Matushansky Cardinals: The syntax and semantics of cardinal-containing expressions Cambridge, MA MIT Press 2019.

Journal Articles

Ionin, Tania, and Tatiana Luchkina Focus on Russian scope: An experimental investigation of the relationship between quantifier scope, prosody, and information structure Linguistic Inquiry 49 4 2018.
Choi, Sea Hee, and Tania Ionin L1 Korean and L1 Mandarin L2 English learners’ acquisition of the count/mass distinction in English Second Language Research 34 2018, p. 147-177.
Ionin, Tania, Elaine Grolla, and Helade Santos Remarks: Another look at the acceptability of bare singular NPs in episodic sentences in Brazilian Portuguese Syntax 2018.
Ionin, Tania, and Teodora Radeva-Bork The state of the art of first language acquisition research on Slavic languages Journal of Slavic Linguistics 25 2 2017, p. 337-366.
Ionin, Tania, Elaine Grolla, Helade Santos, and Silvina Montrul Interpretation of NPs in generic and existential contexts in L3 Brazilian Portuguese Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 5 2015, p. 215-251.
Ionin, Tania, and Eve Zyzik Judgment and interpretation tasks in second language research Annual Review of Applied Linguistics 34 2014, p. 1-28.
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, p. 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, p. 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, p. 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, p. 877-925.
Ionin, Tania The scope of indefinites: an experimental investigation Natural Language Semantics 18 3 2010, p. 295-350.
Ionin, Tania, and Ora Matushansky The composition of complex cardinals Journal of Semantics 23 2006, p. 315-360.

Book Contributions

Advanced-level Semantics The Handbook of Advanced Proficiency in Second Language Acquisition Advanced-level Semantics Blackwell 2018, p. 442-460.
Ionin, Tania, and Tatiana Luchkina The one kitten who was stroked by every girl: revisiting scope and scrambling in Russian A Pesky Set: Papers for David Pesetsky The one kitten who was stroked by every girl: revisiting scope and scrambling in Russian 2017.
Ionin, Tania Certain properties of certain indefinites: An experimental perspective Epistemic Indefinites Certain properties of certain indefinites: An experimental perspective Oxford University Press 2015, p. 183-210.
Ionin, Tania 'Some' indefinites scope out of islands: an experimental investigation Weak Referentiality 'Some' indefinites scope out of islands: an experimental investigation John Benjamins 2014, p. 45-72.
Ionin, Tania Pragmatic variation among specificity markers Different Kinds of Specificity Across Languages edited by Cornelia Ebert, compiled by Stefan Hinterwimmer. Pragmatic variation among specificity markers Edited by Cornelia Ebert, Compiled by Stefan Hinterwimmer, Springer 2013, p. 75-103.
Ionin, Tania Morphosyntax The Cambridge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition edited by Julia Herschensohn, edited by Martha Young-Scholten. Morphosyntax Edited by Julia Herschensohn, Edited by Martha Young-Scholten, Cambridge, UK Cambridge University Press 2012, p. 505-528.
Ionin, Tania Formal theory-based methodologies Research Methods in Second Language Acquisition edited by Alison Mackey, edited by Susan Gass. Formal theory-based methodologies Edited by Alison Mackey, Edited by Susan Gass, Blackwell 2011, p. 30-52.

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