Jennifer R. Austin

List of John Benjamins publications for which Jennifer R. Austin plays a role.


Representation and Processing in Bilingual Morphology

Edited by Jennifer R. Austin

Special issue of Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 9:1 (2019) v, 162 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language | Cognitive psychology | Language acquisition | Multilingualism | Psycholinguistics | Theoretical linguistics

Adverbials: The interplay between meaning, context, and syntactic structure

Edited by Jennifer R. Austin, Stefan Engelberg and Gisa Rauh

[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 70] 2004. ix, 343 pp.
Subjects Generative linguistics | Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics
Subjects Historical linguistics


Austin, Jennifer R. 2020 Chapter 2. Differential Object Marking in the speech of children learning Basque and SpanishThe Acquisition of Differential Object Marking, Mardale, Alexandru and Silvina Montrul (eds.), pp. 51–75 | Chapter
Basque speakers use dative case and agreement with animate, specific direct objects, a pattern that has been argued to be an instance of contact-induced Differential Object Marking (DOM) stemming from contact with the leísta dialect of Spanish spoken in the Basque Autonomous Community. This study… read more
Austin, Jennifer R. 2019 Representation and processing in bilingual morphologyRepresentation and Processing in Bilingual Morphology, Austin, Jennifer R. (ed.), pp. 1–5 | Editorial
Austin, Jennifer R., Liliana Sánchez and Silvia Perez-Cortes 2017 Chapter 10. Null subjects in the early acquisition of English by child heritage speakers of SpanishRomance Languages and Linguistic Theory 11: Selected papers from the 44th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), London, Ontario, Perpiñán, Silvia, David Heap, Itziri Moreno-Villamar and Adriana Soto-Corominas (eds.), pp. 209–227 | Chapter
This paper investigates the development of English and Spanish subject production in 8 heritage bilingual children (age range: 4;1–5;3; mean age: 4;7). Oral production of overt and null subjects was assessed using a picture-based story re-telling task and a description task. Subjects were coded… read more
Syrett, Kristen, Jennifer R. Austin, Liliana Sánchez, Christina Germak, Anne Lingwall, Silvia Perez-Cortes, Anthony Arias-Amaya and Hannah Baker 2017 The influence of conversational context and the developing lexicon on the calculation of scalar implicatures: Insights from Spanish-English bilingual childrenLinguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 7:2, pp. 230–264 | Article
Although monolingual children do not generally calculate the upper-bounded scalar implicature (SI) associated with ‘some’ without additional support, monolingual Spanish-speaking children have been reported to do so with algunos (‘some’), and further distinguish algunos from unos. Given… read more
Austin, Jennifer R. 2013 Ergativity in child BasqueThe Acquisition of Ergativity, Bavin, Edith L. and Sabine Stoll (eds.), pp. 35–70 | Article
This chapter analyzes the development of ergativity in 20 bilingual and 11 monolingual children learning Basque by comparing their production of ergative case and agreement to their use of absolutive and dative case and verbal inflection. The children produced ergative verbal inflection earlier… read more
Austin, Jennifer R., Stefan Engelberg and Gisa Rauh 2004 Current issues in the syntax and semantics of adverbialsAdverbials: The interplay between meaning, context, and syntactic structure, Austin, Jennifer R., Stefan Engelberg and Gisa Rauh (eds.), pp. 1–44 | Article