Prof. Dr. Marcel Schlechtweg

English Linguistics, Language Acquisition, and Language Processing

Cluster of Excellence Hearing4all


Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

School of Linguistics and Cultural Studies

Institute of English and American Studies

Ammerländer Heerstraße 114-118

26129 Oldenburg




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I've been elected treasurer of the German Linguistic Society in February 2024.


Upcoming conference that I am organizing

Adverse listening conditions in language acquisition and processing: A linguistic perspective. Oldenburg, Germany, May 12-13, 2025. Funded by SPRUNG.


Upcoming presentations 

Schlechtweg, Marcel, Klußmann, Leah & Kaucke, Stephanie. 2024. The perception of English stress in background babble noise. Paper at the P&P 20, Halle, Germany, October 1-2.


Schlechtweg, Marcel. 2024. How listeners benefit from morpho-syntactic agreement in English. Paper at the 10th Biennial International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English (BICLCE), Alicante, Spain, September 26-28. 


Schlechtweg, Marcel. 2024. Perception of spoken language in noise: The role of paradigmatic and syntagmatic information. Poster at the AMLaP 2024, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, September 5-7.


Schlechtweg, Marcel. 2024. Do native English listeners benefit from agreement in quiet and in noise? Poster at the 21st International Morphology Meeting (IMM), Vienna, Austria, August 28-30.