Jun 20, 2019  
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ENG 423 - History of the English Language


Description:
In this course, students examine the systematic, evolutionary nature of language by focusing on the development of the English language. Course will be offered on odd numbered years (Spring).

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify phonetic sound segments and sound classes of Modern English using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of major historical events impacting the development of the English language.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of major phonological and grammatical changes in Old English, Middle English, and Modern English.
  • Apply knowledge of the sound systems, inflectional systems, and syntactic systems in the analysis of literary texts from Old, Middle, and Modern English.



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