ENG385H1: History of the English Language

Hours: 
36L

This course explores English from its prehistory to the present day, emphasizing Old, Middle, and Early Modern English and the theory and terminology needed to understand their lexical, grammatical, and phonological structure; language variation and change; codification and standardization; literary and non-literary usage.

Prerequisite: 

2.0 ENG FCE and any 4.0 FCE

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)