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 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. 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.


Schlechtweg, Marcel, Peters, Jörg & Frank, Marina. 2024. L1 variation and L2 acquisition: L1 German /eː/-/ɛː/ overlap and its effect on the acquisition of L2 English /ɛ/-/æ/. Poster at the 5th International Symposium on Bilingual and L2 processing in adults and children (ISBPAC), Swansea, United Kingdom, May 23-24.