Susan M. Ervin-Tripp

List of John Benjamins publications for which Susan M. Ervin-Tripp plays a role.


Ervin-Tripp, Susan M. 2022 Developmental psychologyHandbook of Pragmatics: Manual, Verschueren, Jef and Jan-Ola Östman (eds.), pp. 466–474 | Chapter
Ervin-Tripp, Susan M. 2014 Conversational input to bilingual childrenLanguage in Interaction: Studies in honor of Eve V. Clark, Arnon, Inbal, Marisa Casillas, Chigusa Kurumada and Bruno Estigarribia (eds.), pp. 13–28 | Article
All children learn from conversational input, including children who have simultaneous or successive acquisition of several languages in childhood. Partners who stimulate speech by asking questions, responding, and expanding a child’s utterances can accelerate learning at all levels of language, in… read more
Ervin-Tripp, Susan M. 2012 Pragmatics as a facilitator for child syntax developmentPragmaticizing Understanding: Studies for Jef Verschueren, Meeuwis, Michael and Jan-Ola Östman (eds.), pp. 77–100 | Article
Early research on the development of children’s syntax did not include the pragmatic context in describing syntactic changes. Halliday, in a case study, was the first to make the connection of form and function. Studies of larger samples from the standpoint of communicative function, using films,… read more
Ervin-Tripp, Susan M. 2009 Developmental psychologyCognition and Pragmatics, Sandra, Dominiek, Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 146–156 | Article
Ervin-Tripp, Susan M. and Martin Lampert 2009 The occasioning of self-disclosure humorHumor in Interaction, Norrick, Neal R. and Delia Chiaro (eds.), pp. 3–28 | Article
Humor can be an effective means for introducing or modulating a discussion on matters of personal importance. In this paper, we examine the circumstances under which humor appears in conversational self-disclosures with friends. In an exploratory sample of 94 cases of self-disclosing humor from… read more
Ervin-Tripp, Susan M. and Aylin C. Küntay 1997 The Occasioning and Structure of Conversational StoriesConversation: Cognitive, communicative and social perspectives, Givón, T. (ed.), pp. 133 ff. | Article
Ervin-Tripp, Susan M., Kei Nakamura and Jiansheng Guo 1996 Shifting face from Asia to EuropeEssays in Semantics and Pragmatics: In honor of Charles J. Fillmore, Shibatani, Masayoshi and Sandra A. Thompson (eds.), pp. 43 ff. | Article
Ervin-Tripp, Susan M. 1995 Developmental psychologyHandbook of Pragmatics: Manual, Verschueren, Jef, Jan-Ola Östman and Jan Blommaert † (eds.), pp. 227–234 | Article
Ervin-Tripp, Susan M. 1987 4. Cross-cultural and developmental sources of pragmatic generalizationsThe Pragmatic Perspective: Selected papers from the 1985 International Pragmatics Conference, Verschueren, Jef and Marcella Bertuccelli Papi (eds.), pp. 47 ff. | Chapter
Ervin-Tripp, Susan M. 1981 How to make and understand a requestPossibilities and Limitations of Pragmatics: Proceedings of the Conference on Pragmatics, Urbino, July 8–14, 1979, Parret, Herman, Marina Sbisà and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 195 ff. | Article