Publications

(A) Books

Nakayama, Mineharu, Su, Yi-ching, & Huang, Aijun (2017) Studies in Chinese and Japanese Language Acquisition: In Honor of Stephen Crain.  John Benjamins Publishing Co.

Su, Yi-ching (2001) Scope and Specificity in Child Language: A Cross-Linguistic Study on English and Chinese (Unpublished dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park)

 

(B)  Journal articles / Book chapters

Su, Yi-ching. (2019) Backward / forward anaphora in child and adult
Mandarin Chinese. Paper to appear in Language Acquisition: A Journal of
Developmental Linguistics. (SSCI, AHCI, impact factor 1.147 in 2018)
(NSC 100-2628-H-007 -037 -MY3)

Su, Yi-ching (under review) Subject-predicate asymmetry in discourse effect on  children’s interpretation of restrictive focus. (MOST 104-2410-H-007-041)

Su, Yi-ching (2017) Logophoric ziji in Mandarin child language.  In M. Nakayama & Y.-C. Su & A. Huang (eds.) Studies in Chinese and Japanese Language Acquisition: In Honor of Stephen Crain, 65-83.  John Benjamins Publishing Co. (NSC 100-2628-H-007-037-MY3)

Su, Yi-ching (2015) L1 Acquisition of Syntax, Overview.  In R. Sybesma (ed.) Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics.  Brill.com.

Su, Yi-ching, Lee, Chia-Ying, & Tsai, Jie-Li (2013) Child-adult parallels on scope ambiguity resolution in Mandarin Chinese.  In Y. Otsu (ed.) The Proceedings of the 14th Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics, 201-220.  Hituzi Syobo Publishing. (NSC 100-2628-H-007-037-MY3)

Su, Yi-ching (2013) Interpretations of VP-ellipsis sentences in Mandarin.  In S. Stavrakaki, M Lalioti, and P. Konstantinopoulou (eds.) Advances in Language Acquisition, 200-206.  Cambridge Scholars Publishing. (NSC 100-2628-H-007-037-MY3)

Su, Yi-ching (2010) Temporal reference of bare verbs in Mandarin child language.  In Chris Wilder and Tor A. Afarli (eds.) Chinese Matters: From Grammar to First and Second Language Acquisition (p. 131-151).  Tapir Academic Press: Norway. (NSC 98-2410-H-007-050)

Su, Yi-ching (2010) Knowledge of structural constraints on dative alternation in children’s pronoun interpretation. Lingua, 120, 1-21. (NSC 94-2411-H-007-023) (SSCI, A&HCI)

Su, Yi-ching (2008) Structure and context effects in scope ambiguity resolution. Language and Linguistic, 9 (3), 585-627. (NSC92 -2411-H-007-040) (SSCI, A&HCI)

Su, Yi-ching, Lee, Shu-er, & Chung, Yuh-mei (2007) Asyntactic thematic role assignment by Mandarin aphasics: A test of the Trace Deletion Hypothesis and the Double Dependency Hypothesis. Brain and Language, 101, 1-18 (NSC91 -2411 -H -003 –052) (SCI, SSCI)

Su, Yi-ching (2006) Word order effect in children’s garden path of relative clauses.  Concentric, 32 (2), 33-57. (NSC 93-2411-H-007-036)

Su, Yi-ching (2004) The Development of Long-Distance Binding for Chinese Ziji Revisited.  In Chinese Journal of Psychology, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 249-257. (TSSCI) (NSC 90-2416-H-003-002)

Su, Yi-ching, & Crain, Stephen (2002) The Non-Alternation of Dative Shift in Child English.  In Proceedings of the GALA (Generative Approach to Language Acquisition) 2001 Conference on Language Acquisition, pp. 255-262.

 

 

(C)  Conference presentations

Su, Yi-ching (2019) Do all null-subject languages follow the Overt Pronoun Constraint? The case of Mandarin Chinese. Paper presented in the 15th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition, March 22-24, The University of Nevada, Reno.

Su, Yi-ching (2017) Distinct developmental patterns for anaphoric vs logophoric ziji.  Paper presented in the 13th Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition, Sep. 7-9, Palma de Mallorca.

Su, Yi-ching (2017) Rethinking parameter setting from locality and orientation constraints for ziji in Mandarin.  Paper presented in the 1st International Conference on Theoretical East Asian Psycholinguistics, March 10-12, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Su, Yi-ching, Chen, Tzu-Yu, & Tuan, Yu-Rou (2017) An empirical evaluation on the subject/object asymmetry of Chinese complex NP island.  Poster presented in the 1st International Conference on Theoretical East Asian Psycholinguistics, March 10-12, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Su, Yi-ching (2016) Felicity Condition and Children’s Knowledge of Restrictive Focus. Poster presented in the 29th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, March 3-5, University of Florida.

Su, Yi-ching (2016) ‘Only’ for Children.  Paper presented in the Workshop of Presuppositions in Language Acquisition, the Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society in Konstanz, Feb. 24-26, Konstanz University, Germany.

Su, Yi-ching (2015) Logophoric Ziji in Mandarin Child Language.  Paper presented in East Asian Language Acquisition Workshop, Soochow University, March 27.

Su, YI-ching (2015) The development of structural and pragmatic restrictions on anaphora in child Mandarin.  Poster presented in Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition in North America, University of Maryland, College Park.

Su, Yi-ching, & Cheng, Chieh-chih (2014) A developmental study on the non-interrogative interpretations of Mandarin wh-words.  Paper presented in International Conference on Formal Linguistics, Tsing Hua University, Beijing.

Su, Yi-ching (2014) Logophoric ziji in child Mandarin.  Paper presented in the 3rd Chinese Syntax and Semantics Forum, Xiang-Tan University, Hunan, China, Oct. 17-19.

Su, Yi-ching, Lee, Chia-Ying, & Tsai, Jie-Li (2013) Child-adult parallels on scope ambiguity resolution in Mandarin Chinese.  Paper presented in Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics, Keio University, Tokyo, March 8, 9.

Su, Yi-ching (2012) Modal reference effect as the analogue to root infinitive in child Mandarin.  Paper presented in IACL, Hong Kong, and also a poster presented in GALANA, USA.

Su, Yi-ching, & Lee, Chia-Ying (2012) An electrophysiological study on scope ambiguity resolution in Mandarin Chinese.  Poster presented in IACL, Hong Kong.

Su, Yi-ching (2011) Interpretations of VP-ellipsis sentences in Mandarin.  Poster presented in Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Su, Yi-ching (2010) On-line processing of scope ambiguity resolution: A preliminary study.  Paper presented in Workshop on Acquisition of Scope and Phrase Structure.  Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Su, Yi-ching (2009) Temporal reference of bare verbs in Mandarin child language.  Paper presented in the 34th Boston University Conference on Language Development, November 6-8, Boston, USA. (NSC 95-2411-H-007-015)

Su, Yi-ching (2009) Syntax vs. discourse constrained Ziji in Mandarin child language.  Paper presented in the 32 Generative Linguistics in the Old World, Acquisition Workshop, April 15-18, Nantes, France. (NSC 94-2411-H-007-023)

Su, Yi-ching (2007) Resolving children’s comprehension difficulties on Chinese OO relative Clauses.  Paper presented in the Acquisition Workshop of GLOW in Asia VI, Chinese University of Hong Kong. (NSC 93-2411-H-007-036)

Su, Yi-ching (2005) Word order effect in children’s comprehension of relative clauses.  Poster presented in the 2005 Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition, University of Siena, Italy. (NSC 93-2411-H-007-036)

Su, Yi-ching (2004) Relatives of Mandarin children.  Paper presented in the 2004 Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition in North America, the University of Hawaii at Manoa. (NSC 92-2411-H-007-040)

Su, Yi-ching (2003) Chinese children’s ziji. Paper presented in the 28th Boston University Conference on Language Development. (NSC 90-2416-H-003-002)

Su, Yi-ching (2003) Children don’t always follow c-command as a scope principle. Paper presented in GLOW 2003 Workshop on Generative Approaches to Language Development, Lund, Sweden. (NSC 90-2416-H-003-002)

Su, Yi-ching (2002) The acquisition of Chinese long-distance binding. Paper presented in the 10th International Conference on Cognitive Processing of Chinese and Other Related Asian Languages, Taipei, Taiwan. (NSC 90-2416-H-003-002)

Su, Yi-ching (2002) Syllable weight in stress assignment of two Rukai dialects. Paper presented in the 8th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL-8), Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan