Dr Susanne Flach | Linguist

Neuchâtel | Switzerland



Flach, Susanne. forthcoming. Serial verb constructions in English: Formal constraints from a usage-based perspective. [Trends in Linguistics; De Gruyter]

Flach, Susanne. accepted. Beyond modal idioms and modal harmony: A corpus-based analysis of gradient idiomaticity in modal–adverb collocations. English Language and Linguistics.

Flach, Susanne. accepted. Constructionalization and the Sorites Paradox: The emergence of the into-causative. In Lotte Sommerer & Elena Smirnova (eds.), Nodes and links in the network: Advances in Diachronic Construction Grammar. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Hilpert, Martin & Susanne Flach. forthcoming. A case of constructional contamination in English: Modified noun phrases influence adverb placement in the passive. In Marcin Grygiel (ed.), Contrast and analogy in language: Perspectives from Cognitive Linguistics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Stefanowitsch, Anatol & Susanne Flach. in press. “Too big to fail but big enough to pay for their mistakes”: A collostructional analysis of the patterns [too ADJ to V] and [ADJ enough to V]. In Gloria Corpas & Jean Pierre Colson (eds.), Computational and corpus-based phraseology. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Smirnova, Elena, Robert Mailhammer & Susanne Flach. in press. The role of atypical combinations in the grammaticalization of passives in German and English. Diachronica.


Flach, Susanne, Kristin Kopf & Anatol Stefanowitsch. 2018. Skandale und Skandälchen konstrastiv: Das Konfix –gate im Deutschen und Englischen. In Rita Heuser & Mirjam Schmuck (eds.), Stiefkinder der Onomastik. Berlin: De Gruyter.

Hampe, Beate & Susanne Flach (eds.). 2018. Yearbook of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (Vol. VI). Berlin: De Gruyter. [Link]

Flach, Susanne. 2017. Serial verb constructions in English: A usage-based perspective. PhD thesis, Freie Universität Berlin.

Flach, Susanne. 2017. Idiomatic singleton or prototype? A productivity analysis of be-ADJ-and-V. In Stefan Hartmann (ed.), Yearbook of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (Vol. V). Berlin: De Gruyter. [Link]

Stefanowitsch, Anatol & Susanne Flach. 2016. A corpus-based perspective on entrenchment. In Hans-Jörg Schmid (ed.), Entrenchment and the psychology of language learning: How we reorganize and adapt linguistic knowledge, 101–127. Berlin: De Gruyter. [Link]

Flach, Susanne. 2015. “Let’s go look at usage”: A constructional approach to formal constraints on go-VERB. In Peter Uhrig & Thomas Herbst (eds.), Yearbook of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (Vol. III), 231–252. Berlin: De Gruyter. [Link]

Hilpert, Martin & Susanne Flach (eds.). 2014. Yearbook of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (Vol. II). Berlin: De Gruyter. [Link]

Flach, Susanne. 2010. The definite article in 19th-century Irish English: A corpus-based study of use and variation. MA thesis, Universität Hamburg.


Flach, Susanne. 2015. Online-Korpustutorium mit CQP / A Practical guide.

De Smet, Hendrik, Susanne Flach, Jukka Tyrkkö & Hans-Jürgen Diller. 2015. The Corpus of Late Modern English Texts (CLMET), version 3.1: Improved tokenization and linguistic annotation. KU Leuven, FU Berlin, U Tampere, RU Bochum. [Link]

Stefanowitsch, Anatol, Kristin Kopf & Susanne Flach. 2014. Der Bericht zur Lage der deutschen Sprache im Kontext sprachwissenschaftlicher Öffentlichkeitsarbeit. Zeitschrift für Rezensionen in der Sprachwissenschaft 6(1-2). 17–22. [Link]

Kopf, Kristin, Susanne Flach & Anatol Stefanowitsch. 2014. “Deutsche Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung, Union der deutschen Akademien der Wissenschaften (Hg.). 2013. Reichtum und Armut der deutschen Sprache. Erster Bericht zur Lage der deutschen Sprache. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter. 233 S.” Zeitschrift für Rezensionen in der Sprachwissenschaft 6(1-2). 10–16. [Link]