Janine Berns

Janine Berns

List of John Benjamins publications for which Janine Berns plays a role.


Linguistics in the Netherlands 2019

Edited by Janine Berns and Elena Tribushinina

[Linguistics in the Netherlands, 36] 2019. iv, 207 pp.
Subjects Theoretical linguistics

Linguistics in the Netherlands 2018

Edited by Bert Le Bruyn and Janine Berns

[Linguistics in the Netherlands, 35] 2018. v, 186 pp.
Subjects Theoretical linguistics
Subjects Romance linguistics | Theoretical linguistics
Subjects Generative linguistics | Romance linguistics | Theoretical linguistics


The difficulty of automatically extracting syntactic structures from authentic learner data has previously limited the kinds of questions addressed by means of Contrastive Interlanguage Analysis (CIA; Granger, 2015), or has forced researchers to resort to manual analysis of smaller corpora. This… read more | Article
Berns, Janine, Haike Jacobs and Dominique Nouveau. 2018. Introduction. Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 13: Selected papers from ‘Going Romance’ 29, Nijmegen, Berns, Janine, Haike Jacobs and Dominique Nouveau (eds.), pp. 1–4
Berns, Janine. 2013. Velar variation in French. Linguistics in the Netherlands 2013, Aalberse, Suzanne and Anita Auer (eds.), pp. 13–27
It is commonly noted that French velar plosives tend to take a fronted realization when followed by a front vowel. These observations are generally not accompanied by representative data, and consequently, little is known about the actual characteristics and spread of the phenomenon. This study… read more | Article
Berns, Janine and Haike Jacobs. 2012. A first glance at the role of length in production and perception of diphthongs before Dutch coda l. Linguistics in the Netherlands 2012, Elenbaas, Marion and Suzanne Aalberse (eds.), pp. 15–26
Botma, Sebregts & Smakman (2008, 2010, 2012) have shown that in Dutch there is variation in the neutralization of tense and lax vowels before coda l. In this study, we will extend the scope of their investigation by examining the effect of coda l on preceding diphthongs. A pilot production… read more | Article