For most of my work, a preprint or the final article is available right below the respective contribution.




Schlechtweg, Marcel. 2018. Memorization and the compound-phrase distinction: An investigation of complex constructions in German, French and English (Studia Grammatica 82). Berlin: De Gruyter.



Edited volume 

Schlechtweg, Marcel (ed.). 2020. The learnability of complex constructions: A cross-linguistic perspective (Trends in Linguistics: Studies and Monographs 345). Berlin: De Gruyter.



Journal articles 

Schlechtweg, Marcel & Greville G. Corbett. 2022. Is morphosyntactic agreement reflected in acoustic detail? The duration of English regular plural nounsEnglish Language and Linguistics.

Final paper 


Schlechtweg, Marcel & Holden Härtl. 2022. Quotation marks and the processing of irony in English: Evidence from a reading time study. Linguistics. To appear / Accepted. 


Schlechtweg, Marcel & Melina Heinrichs. 2022. The acoustics of number: Duration differences in singular-plural syncretism. Sprachwissenschaft 47(1). 77-102.


Wegner, Dennis, Marcel Schlechtweg & Holden Härtl. 2022. Optionality and the recovery of temporal information in German verb clusters. Linguistische Berichte 270. 111-168.


Schlechtweg, Marcel & Greville G. Corbett. 2021. The duration of word-final in English: A comparison of regular-plural and pluralia-tantum nouns. Morphology 31(4). 383-407. 

Final Paper


Schlechtweg, Marcel & Holden Härtl. 2020. Do we pronounce quotation? An analysis of name-informing and non-name-informing contextsLanguage and Speech 63(4). 769-798.



Schlechtweg, Marcel. 2019. The compound-phrase divide and the lexicon: Insights from non-lexicalized adjective-noun combinations in German. Lingua 227. 1-24.



Schlechtweg, Marcel. 2018. The naming potential of compounds and phrases: An empirical study on German adjective-noun constructions. Word Structure 11(3). 359-384.



Schlechtweg, Marcel & Holden Härtl. 2016. Memorization and the morphology-syntax divide: A cross-linguistic investigation. SKASE Journal of Theoretical Linguistics 13(2). 46-68.

Final article



Book chapters

Schlechtweg, Marcel. 2022. Optimizing English pronunciation of German students online and with Praat. In Maria del Mar Súarez & Walaa El-Henawy (eds.), Optimizing online English language learning and teaching (English Language Education). Cham: Springer. To appear / Accepted. 


Härtl, Holden & Marcel Schlechtweg. 2022. Phrases inside words. In Peter Ackema, Sabrina Bendjaballah, Eulalia Bonet & Antonio Fabregas (eds.), Wiley Blackwell companion to morphology. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell. To appear / Accepted.


Schlechtweg, Marcel. 2020. Introduction. In Marcel Schlechtweg (ed.), The learnability of complex constructions from a cross-linguistic perspective (Trends in Linguistics: Studies and Monographs 345), 1-6 Berlin: De Gruyter. 


Schlechtweg, Marcel, Melina Heinrichs & Marcel Linnenkohl. 2020. Differences in acoustic detail: The realization of syncretic nouns in German. In Marcel Schlechtweg (ed.), The learnability of complex constructions from a cross-linguistic perspective (Trends in Linguistics: Studies and Monographs 345), 39-62 Berlin: De Gruyter. 


Schlechtweg, Marcel. 2019. Prosodic prominence variation in English adjective-noun constructions: An overview of relevant factors. In Jolanta Szpyra-Kozlowska and Marek Radomski (eds.), Phonetics and phonology in action (Sounds, Meaning, Communication 10), 265-281. Bern: Peter Lang.



Schlechtweg, Marcel. 2018. How stress reflects meaning: The interplay of prosodic prominence and semantic (non-)compositionality in non-lexicalized English adjective-noun combinations. In Sabine Arndt-Lappe, Angelika Braun, Claudine Moulin, and Esme Winter-Froemel (eds.), Expanding the lexicon: Linguistic innovation, morphological productivity, and ludicity (The Dynamics of Wordplay 5), 117-140. Berlin: De Gruyter.

Final article




Gibson, Mark, Schlechtweg, Marcel, Blecua Falgueras, Beatriz & Alcalde, Judit Ayala. 2022. Language-specific interactions of vowel discrimination in noise. Proceedings of Interspeech 2022


Schlechtweg, Marcel & Gibson, Mark A. 2022. The perception of Spanish vowels in adverse listening conditions: An investigation of adults with typical hearing, children with typical hearing, and children with hearing impairment. In Ferstl, Evelyn, Konieczny, Lars, von Stülpnagel, Rul, Beck, Judith & Zacharski, Lisa (Eds.), Understanding Minds: KogWis 2022. Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg.


Schlechtweg, Marcel & Holden Härtl. 2016. The lexicalization of complex constructions: An analysis of adjective-noun combinations. In Audring, Jenny, Masini, Francesca, and Sandler, Wendy (Eds.), Quo vadis morphology: Online proceedings of the Tenth Mediterranean Morphology Meeting (MMM10), Haifa, Israel, 7-10 September 2015, 159-168. Universities of Leiden, Bologna, and Haifa.

Final article



Doctoral dissertation

Schlechtweg, Marcel. 2016. Memorization and the compound-phrase distinction: An investigation of complex constructions in German, French and English. Kassel: University of Kassel.



Final thesis

Schlechtweg, Marcel. 2013. Morphologische Ansätze zum mentalen Lexikon und ihre Implikationen für den Zweitsprachenerwerb. Kassel: University of Kassel.