Department of English
Campus Box 175
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364
St. Cajetan's 103B
Denver, CO 80217
About Dr. Ian Ying:
Dr. Ying publishes and teaches in Applied Linguistics and TESOL. He is the author of Investigating Reconstruction in a Second Language (Lincom Europa 2003). His current research focuses on Relevance-based pragmatics and Second Language Acquisition. His research interests also include the interface between cognition and second language acquisition.
2010 Genre as Social Indexicality: A Cross-Cultural analysis of English and Chinese poems. Semiotica 177, 197-208.
2008 The linguistic, social and cultural dimensions of multicultural Festschriften. Arizona Papers in SLAT, 150-165.
2007 L2 Learners’ Interpretation of Operator-variable binding in VP-Ellipsis. In ZhaoHong Han (ed.), Understanding Second Language Process (pp. 148-159). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters
2006 Relevance and L2 learners' interpretation of reflexive anaphora in VP-ellipsis: An exploration of the relationship between relevance theory and typological universals. Journal of Language Universal6, 159-194.
2005 Relevance and second language learners' interpretation of reflexive anaphora in VP-Ellipsis. Language Sciences, 27, 551-570.
2004 Relevance mapping: A study of L2 learners’ processing of ambiguous sentences in English. Second Language Research, 20, 232-255.
2001 The semiotic, social and cognitive dimensions of a Japanese festschrift. Semiotica, 137, 41-56.
2001 On the origins of contrastive rhetoric: A reply to Matsuda. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 11, 261-266.
2000 The origin of contrastive rhetoric revisited. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 10, 99-108.
Areas of Expertise:
Second Language Learning, Cross-Cultural Communication, Comparative Rhetoric
English 6220 Second Language Writing
English 5171 Language Theory
English 5601 Principles and Practices of Second Language Acquisition
English 5190 Intercultural Communication
English 3160 Language Theory
English 2070 Grammar, Rhetoric and Style