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History Of The English Language

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This course is a history of the English Language from its roots to Modern Standard English.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Meddel Engles (Middle English)

    • Apply the systematic attributes of language to Middle English.
    • Identify associations between Middle English and Present-Day English.
    • Discuss literature in the Middle Ages.
    • Trace the establishment of Middle English.

    Early Modern English

    • Trace the impact of cultural and industrial influences on Early Modern English.
    • Apply the systematic attributes of language to Early Modern English.
    • Identify associations between Early Modern English and Present-Day English.
    • Recognize that there are different ways to speak English, depending on the audience.

    Prsnt-Day Engl. LOL :-) TTYL! (Present Day English)

    • Trace the ongoing development of English.
    • Apply the systematic attributes of language to Present-Day English.
    • Identify associations between dialects of English as a native language.
    • Discuss the cultural importance of English as the language of the world.

    The Birth of Language

    • Define the systemic attributes of language.
    • Describe the interplay between written and spoken language.
    • Explain the changes that distinguish the Germanic languages from the other Indo-European languages.
    • Discuss language in the ancient Americas.

    à ngliscgéogéare (Old English)

    • Trace the development of Old English, as influenced by invasions and cultural events.
    • Apply the systematic attributes of language to Old English.
    • Identify associations between Old English and Present-Day English.
    • Discuss the Christianization of England and its association to language development.
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