History of the English Language

Fall 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > ENGL.3070 > 031

Course No: ENGL.3070-031; SIS Class Nbr: 10218; SIS Term: 3410
Course Status: Course Full - Wait List Available

Course Description

Explores the origins and structure of the English language, tracing the ways that English has evolved from Old English through Middle English to the varieties of Modern English in England and its former colonies, including the United States. We will also examine the literary, social, and political implications of these developments, for instance the evolution of Standard English or the use of dialects. The course does not assume any knowledge of Old or Middle English.

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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Fall: Sep 04 to Dec 20
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1155 | Pay as little as $238/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: B.A. in English

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