History and Development of the English Language
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Inglise keele ajalugu ja areng
Course title in English
History and Development of the English Language
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
Historical overview of the development of the English language. Changes in phonology, lexis and grammar in the course of the development.
Brief description of the course
Indo-European languages and germanic languages; historical changes, English as a world language, contemporary English. Reading and analysing original texts from the different periods of the history of English.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has got an overview of the history of English and its development;
- is able to analyse peculiarities in grammar, phonology and lexis.
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