Jacee Cho

Assistant Professor, English Language and Linguistics

jacee.cho@wisc.edu

6107 Helen C. White Hall

Interests
Generative linguistic theory and language acquisition, syntax-semantics interface, language processing, experimental linguistics

Jacee Cho

SLA Lab

Director, Second Language Acquisition Lab
4285 & 4287 H.C. White Hall
E-mail: sla-lab@english.wisc.edu
http://english.wisc.edu/slalab

Education

Ph.D. Second Language Acquisition, University of Iowa, 2012
M.A. Russian, Middlebury College, 2006
Ph.D. Russian Linguistics, Moscow State University, 2005
M.A. Journalism, Moscow State University, 2000
B.A. Russian, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996

Personal Statement

My research program investigates non-native language acquisition by focusing on the interaction between the existing and new linguistic systems from generative and psycholinguistic perspectives.

Selected Publications

“Asymmetries between direct and indirect scalar implicatures in second language acquisition”. Frontiers in Psychology (2019) (with S. Feng).

Cho, J. (2018). Testing the morphological congruency effect in offline comprehension: L2 Russian Genitive of Negation. In J. Cho, M. Iverson, T. Judy, T. Leal, & E. Shimanskaya (Eds.). Meaning and Structure in Second Language Acquisition. In Honor of Roumyana Slabakova. Studies in Bilingualism (pp.3-33). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

“The acquisition of different types of definite noun phrases in L2 English”. International Journal of Bilingualism (2016)

“A feature-based contrastive approach to the L2 acquisition of specificity.” Applied Linguistics (2015) (with R. Slabakova)

“Interpreting definiteness in a second language without articles: the case of L2 Russian.” Second Language Research 30(2): 159-190 (2014) (with R. Slabakova).

Edited Volume

Jacee Cho (Co-editor). Meaning and Structure in Second Language Acquisition. John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2018.

Teaching

Engl 318 Second Language Acquisition

Engl 320 Linguistic Theory and Child Language

Engl 420 Experimental Syntax

Engl 715 Advanced Second Language Acquistition

Recent Books