Suzanne Flynn

List of John Benjamins publications for which Suzanne Flynn plays a role.


L3 Development After the Initial State

Edited by Megan M. Brown-Bousfield, Suzanne Flynn and Éva Fernández-Berkes

[Studies in Bilingualism, 65] 2023. vi, 275 pp.
Subjects Language acquisition | Multilingualism | Theoretical linguistics

Third Language Acquisition in Adulthood

Edited by Jennifer Cabrelli, Suzanne Flynn and Jason Rothman

[Studies in Bilingualism, 46] 2012. vii, 312 pp.
Subjects Language acquisition | Multilingualism | Psycholinguistics


Brown-Bousfield, Megan M., Éva Fernández-Berkes and Suzanne Flynn 2023 L3 development after the initial state: IntroductionL3 Development After the Initial State, Brown-Bousfield, Megan M., Suzanne Flynn and Éva Fernández-Berkes (eds.), pp. 1–6 | Chapter
Fernández-Berkes, Éva and Suzanne Flynn 2023 Grammatical mapping in L3 acquisition: A theory of developmentL3 Development After the Initial State, Brown-Bousfield, Megan M., Suzanne Flynn and Éva Fernández-Berkes (eds.), pp. 8–28 | Chapter
In this chapter, we focus on the question of how development may take place in multilingual (L3) acquisition and the role of prior knowledge in this process. The theoretical paradigm called Grammatical Mapping (GM) (Lust, 2012 for L1 acquisition) supposes an active, albeit unconscious, creative… read more
Fernández-Berkes, Éva and Suzanne Flynn 2021 Vindicating the need for a principled theory of language acquisitionEpistemological issue: Sources of knowledge in L3 acquisition, Flores, Cristina and Neal Snape (eds.), pp. 30–36 | Commentary
Flynn, Suzanne and Éva Fernández-Berkes 2017 Chapter 2. Toward a new understanding of syntactic CLI: Evidence from L2 and L3 acquisitionL3 Syntactic Transfer: Models, new developments and implications, Angelovska, Tanja and Angela Hahn (eds.), pp. 35–61 | Chapter
With the aim to attain a principled understanding of adult L2/L3 acquisition, we present data from a large corpus that focuses on L2/L3 identification of nominal gaps of empty categories. We show that both surface and abstract properties of the target language play significant roles in development.… read more
Cabrelli, Jennifer, Suzanne Flynn and Jason Rothman 2012 Third language (L3) acquisition in adulthoodThird Language Acquisition in Adulthood, Cabrelli, Jennifer, Suzanne Flynn and Jason Rothman (eds.), pp. 1–6 | Article
Fernández-Berkes, Éva and Suzanne Flynn 2012 Further evidence in support of the Cumulative-Enhancement Model: CP structure developmentThird Language Acquisition in Adulthood, Cabrelli, Jennifer, Suzanne Flynn and Jason Rothman (eds.), pp. 143–164 | Article
The Cumulative- Enhancement Model proposed by Flynn et al. (2004) seeks to provide an explanatory model for multiple language acquisition. Results reported in this paper present further evidence in support of this model. Results of an elicited imitation task comparing the production of relative… read more
Lust, Barbara, Suzanne Flynn, María Blume, Elaine Westbrooks and Theresa Tobin 2010 Constructing adequate language documentation for multifaceted cross-linguistic data: A case study from the Virtual Center for Study of Language AcquisitionLanguage Documentation: Practice and values, Grenoble, Lenore A. and N. Louanna Furbee (eds.), pp. 89–108 | Article
This paper confronts the challenge of constructing language documentation and data management in the face of continually expanding sets of cross-linguistic multi-media data arising in collaborative language acquisition research. It describes the development of an infrastructure and methods for… read more
Lust, Barbara, Suzanne Flynn, Yuchin Chien and Barbara Krawiec 2009 7. First language acquisition of coordination: The mud-puddle study and beyondTime and Again: Theoretical perspectives on formal linguistics, Lewis, William D., Simin Karimi, Heidi Harley and Scott O. Farrar (eds.), pp. 151–175 | Article
In this chapter, we provide a brief overview of a history of studies of coordination. We then report the results of one experiment concerning the acquisition of coordination in English that has not before been reported, “The Mud-Puddle” study, and set it in the context of this history and our… read more
Martohardjono, Gita and Suzanne Flynn 1995 Language transfer: What do we really mean?The Current State of Interlanguage: Studies in honor of William E. Rutherford, Eubank, Lynn, Larry Selinker and Michael Sharwood Smith (eds.), pp. 205 ff. | Article
Flynn, Suzanne 1991 Linguistic Theory and Foreign Language Learning EnvironmentsForeign Language Research in Cross-Cultural Perspective, Bot, Kees de, Ralph B. Ginsberg and Claire Kramsch (eds.), pp. 197 ff. | Article