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ENGL 3040 - History of the English Language

Credits: (3)
Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
Description: This course begins by introducing the elementary vocabulary and concepts of linguistic theory as these pertain to historical linguistics. It then traces the prehistory of English from its beginnings in Indo-European, through its place in the Germanic branch, to its historical phases of Old, Middle, and Early Modern English. Attention may also be given to national varieties of English and the development of English as a world language.
Pre-requisite(s): ENGL 2010  or ENGL 2015  or equivalent.



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