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 and special issue 

Härtl, Holden and Schlechtweg, Marcel. 2023. Expressions of quotation: Explorations on the boundary between use and mention. Special issue of Linguistics (Issue 61(2)). To appear. 


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 

Grandon, Bénédicte, Schlechtweg, Marcel & Ruigendijk, Esther. 2023. Processing of plural marking in nouns by German-speaking children with normal hearing and children with cochlear implants: An eye-tracking study. Submitted. 


Schlechtweg, Marcel, Peters, Jörg and Frank, Marina. 2022. Socio-phonetic variation in the L1 and its possible effect on the L2: Does the degree of overlap between German /eː/ and /ɛː/ (L1) affect the perception and production of /ɛ/ and /æ/ in English (L2)? Submitted. 


Grandon, Bénédicte, Schlechtweg, Marcel & Ruigendijk, Esther. 2022. Processing of noun plural marking in German-speaking children: An eye-tracking study. Under revision. 


Härtl, Holden and Schlechtweg, Marcel. 2023. Quotation as an interface phenomenonLinguistics 61(2) / Ahead-of-Print.

Final paper


Schlechtweg, Marcel & Härtl, Holden. 2023. Quotation marks and the processing of irony in English: Evidence from a reading time studyLinguistics 61(2) / Ahead-of-Print.

Final paper


Schlechtweg, Marcel & Corbett, Greville G. 2023. Is morphosyntactic agreement reflected in acoustic detail? The duration of English regular plural nounsEnglish Language and Linguistics. 27(1). 67-92.

Final paper  


Schlechtweg, Marcel. 2022. Quotation marks in advanced language acquisition: A reading time experiment on English pure quotationLinguistik Online 118(6). 113-128.

Final paper


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


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


Schlechtweg, Marcel & Corbett, Greville G. 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 & Härtl, Holden. 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 & Härtl, Holden. 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. 2023. 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 & Schlechtweg, Marcel. 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, Heinrichs, Melina & Linnenkohl, Marcel. 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




Schlechtweg, Marcel. 2022. The acquisition of the German schwa in children with cochlear implants. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Department of Linguistics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, May 6-8, 2022. Thessaloniki, Greece. To appear / Accepted. 


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 & Härtl, Holden. 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.