Course Descriptions for the English Studies & Communications Skills Department

ENGL3110 - History Of English Language
Spring 2014

This course introduces the study of historical linguistics and examines the history of the English language from its birth in the fifth and sixth centuries to its present position as a world language. Students study phonetic changes, vocabulary growth and changes, and syntactic variations. Students identify and distinguish among the languages and cultures of Old English, Middle English, Early Modern English, and Modern English. Also, students study the social, political, and technological histories of English-speaking peoples, and invasions and cultural movements that shape the development of English. Historical changes in the development of the English language will be illustrated with literary and cultural texts.
Prerequisites: COSK2220 or COSK2225 and any ELIT course.
3 Credits

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ENGL3110-A History Of English Language
18 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: W
  Add to Planner     Location: Moon Room: Wheatley Center 113
    Time: 02:00-04:50 pm Instructor: Vincent
    Session: 1 (01/13 - 05/03/14) Term: Spring 2014
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      Prerequisites: COSK2220 or COSK2225 and any ELIT course.
 

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