Indiana University Bloomington
Department of Second Language StudiesCollege of Arts and Sciences  


Faculty with Student Publications

Bardovi-Harlig, K., & Nickels, E. L. (2011). No thanks, I'm full: Raising awareness of expressions of gratitude and formulaic and language. In N. R. Houck & D. Tatsuki (Eds.) Pragmatics: Teaching natural conversation (pp. 23-40). New York: TESOL.

Bardovi-Harlig, K., Bastos, M. T., Burghardt, B., Chappetto, E., Nickels, E. L., & Rose, M. (2010). The use of conventional expressions and utterance length in L2 pragmatics. In G. Kasper, H. T. Nguyen, D. Yoshimi, & J. Yoshioka (Eds.), Pragmatics and Language Learning, (Vol. 12) (pp. 163-186). Honolulu: University of Hawai'i, National Foreign Language Resource Center.

Bardovi-Harlig, K., Nickels, E., & Rose, M. (2008). The influence of first language and level of development in the use of conventional expressions of thanking, apologizing, and refusing. In M. Bowles, R. Foote, S. Perpiñán, R. Bhatt (Eds.) Selected Proceedings of the 2007 Second Language Research Forum (pp. 113-130). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project, (also available:

Darcy, I., Dekydtspotter, L., Sprouse, R. A. Scott, J. H. G., Glover, J., McGuire, M., & Kaden, C. (2012) Direct Mapping of Accoustics to Phonology: On the lexical encoding of front round vowels in L1 English-L2 French acquisition. Second Language Research, 28, 5-40.

Dekydtspotter,L., Miller, A. K., Chang, Y., Kim, O-H., Schaefer, V. (2010) Clause-edge reactivations of fillers in processing English as a second language, In Matthew Prior, Yukiko Watanabe, & Sangria Lee (eds.), (pop. 108-122) Selected proceedings of Second Language Research Forum. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Dekydtspotter, L., A. C. Edmonds, A. Lijestrand Fultz & C. Renaud. (2010) Modularity of L2 Sentence Processing: Prosody, Context, and Morphology in Relative Clause Ambiguity in English-French Interlanguage. In Jason Rothman, Roumyana Slabakova and Michael Iverson (eds.) (pp. 13-27) Proceedings of Interface Workshop: Mind Context Divide, Cascadilla Press.

Dekydtspotter, Laurent & Claire Renaud. (2009) On the contrastive analysis of features in second language acquisition: Uninterpretable gender on past participles in English-French processing. Second Language Research, 25, 251-263.

Dekydtspotter, L. & A. K. Miller. (2009) Probing for intermediate traces in the processing of long-distance wh-dependencies in English as a second language. In Melissa Bowles, Tania Ionin, Silvina Montrul, & Annie Tremblay (eds.), (pp. 77-88), Proceedings of the 10th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition Conference (GASLA 2009), Cascadilla Press.

Dekydtspotter, Laurent, Bryan Donaldson, Amanda C. Edmonds, Audrey Lijestrand Fultz & Rebecca A. Petrush (2008) Syntax and prosodic computations in the resolution of relative clause attachment ambiguity by English-French learners. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 30, 453-480.

Dekydtspotter, L. & A. Lorente-Lapole. (2008) Ne...que in English-French acquisition: Lexical storage or syntactic calculation? In Melissa Bowles, Rebecca Foote, Silvia Perpiñán, Rakesh Bhatt (eds.), (pp. 58-68) Selected Proceedings of the 2007 Second Language Research Forum, Cascadilla Press, Somerville, MA

Dekydtspotter, L., B. Kim, H-j. Kim, Y-T Wang, H. K. Kim, & J. K. Lee. (2008) Intermediate traces and anaphora resolution in the processing of English as a second language. In Harvey Chan, Heather Jacob & Enkeleida Kapia (eds.), (pp. 84-95) Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, Cascadilla Press, Somerville, MA.

Geeslin, K. & Gudmestad, A. (2011) The Acquisition of variation of variation in second-language Spanish: An agenda integrating studies of the L2 sound system. Journal of Applied Linguistics 5(2), 137-157.

*Geeslin, K., Garcia-Amaya, L., Hasler, M., Henrikson, N., Killam, J. (2010). The SLA of direct object pronouns in an immersion environment where use is variable. In C. Borgonovo, M. Español-Echevarría & Prevost, (eds.), Refereed Proceedings from the 12th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium, pp. 246-259. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

*Geeslin, K. & Gudmestad, A. (2010). An exploration of the range and frequency of occurrence of forms in potentially-variable structures in second language Spanish. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 32, 3, 433-463.

*Henriksen, N., Geeslin, K. & E. Willis (2010). The Development of L2 Spanish Intonation During a Study Abroad Immersion Program in León, Spain: Global Contours and Final Boundary Movements. Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics 2(1), 113-162.

*Geeslin, K. & Gudmestad, A. (2008).Variable subject expression in second-language Spanish: A comparison of native and non-native speakers. In M. Bowles, R. Foote, S. Perpiñán, & R. Bhatt (eds.) Selected Proceedings of the Second Language Research Forum, pp. 69-85. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

*Geeslin, K. & Gudmestad, A. (2008). Comparing interview and written elicitation tasks in native and non-native use: Do speakers do what we think they do? In J. Bruhn de Garavito & E. Valenzuela (eds), Selected Proceedings of the 10th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium, pp. 64-77. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Stringer, D., Burghardt, B., Seo, H-K. & Wang, Y-T. (2011). Straight on through to Universal Grammar: Spatial modifiers in second language acquisition. Second Language Research, 27 (3): 289-311.

Stringer, D., Burghardt, B., Seo, H-K, & Wang, Y-T. (2009). L2 acquisition of P-modifiers: Fine-tuning the linguistic expression of trajectories. In J. Chandlee, M. Franchini, S. Lord, & M. Rheiner (Eds.), BUCLD 33: Proceedings supplement of the 33rd annual Boston University Conference on Language Development: 1-13.


Darcy, I., Ewert, D. & Lidster, R. (submitted) Bringing pronunciation instruction back into the classroom: An ESL Teachers' pronunciation "toolbox". Submitted to the Proceedings of the 2nd Conference "Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching (PSLLT)"

Darcy, I. & Krüger, F. (submitted) Vowel perception and production in Turkish children acquiring L2 German.

Darcy, I., Park, H. and Yang, C.-L. (submitted): Suppression of the first language in second language phonological processing: Effects of experience and individual variation.

Geeslin, K. & Fafulas, S. (forthcoming, 2012) Variation of the Simple Present and Present Progressive Forms: A Comparison of Native and Non-native Speakers. Refereed Proceedings for the Hispanic Linguistics Symposium, Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Geeslin, K., Garcia-Amaya, L., Hasler, M., Henrikson, N., & Killam, J. (forthcoming, 2012) A study of the second language acquisition of the present perfect in an immersion context. Refereed Proceedings for the Hispanic linguistics Symposium, Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.