Markku Filppula

List of John Benjamins publications for which Markku Filppula plays a role.


Subjects Historical linguistics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology | Theoretical linguistics


Filppula, Markku 2012 Exploring grammatical differences between Irish and British EnglishNew Perspectives on Irish English, Migge, Bettina and Máire Ní Chiosáin (eds.), pp. 85–100 | Article
This paper focuses on verb syntax and especially the use of modal auxiliaries with the progressive form (MODAL + be V-ing) in standard and nonstandard spoken varieties of Irish and British English. Modal auxiliaries are known to be undergoing major changes in present-day Englishes, while increasing… read more
The majority of scholarly opinion has long held that Celtic influence on English has been minimal on all levels of language. This is usually put down to the socially and politically inferior status of the Celts vis-à-vis their Anglo-Saxon conquerors, which then explains the small number of Celtic… read more