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History of the English Language

ENGL 079.001
instructor(s):
MWF 1

The course begins with study of Modern English sounds and sound changes and work in phonetic transcription.  It then  explores the ancestry and early growth of English, the history of English sounds and English inflections, and concludes with discussion of Pronunciation, Variations, and Standards in Modern British and American English, and concludes with study of the sources of, and changes in the English vocabulary.