History of English

1st term

 

Lecture

Classes

1.        

Features of Germanic Languages

germanic Germanic

Introduction

2.        

Phonology: Spelling and the Sound System of OE

spelling Spelling

sound system Sound system

Ælfric’s Colloquy on the Occupations

3.        

Phonology: Grimm’s Law and Verner’s Law (part 1)

sound system Grimm's Law

The Adventure of English – episode 1

4.        

Phonology: Grimm’s Law and Verner’s Law (part 2)

The Paris Psalter

5.        

Phonology: Evolution of OE Phonology (part 1)

OE phonology OE phonology

The Paris Psalter

6.        

Phonology: Evolution of OE Phonology (part 2)

Test 1

7.        

Morphology: Nouns and Pronouns

Nouns OE Nouns

Pronouns OE Pronouns

Cura Pastoralis – Preface - paleography

8.        

Morphology: Verbs

verbs OE Verbs

Cura Pastoralis – Preface

9.        

Morphology: Adjectives (including later developments)

Bede’s Account of the Poet Cædmon

10.     

Syntax: Word-order

Bede’s Account of the Poet Cædmon

11.     

Syntax: Passive (including later developments)

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Cynewulf and Cyneherd

12.     

Syntax: Negatives and Interrogatives

Test 2

13.     

Syntax: Tenses and Modals

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Cynewulf and Cyneherd

14.     

Syntax: Impersonals (including later developments)

Beowulf

15.     

Reserve

Re-tests and signatures

 

2nd term

 

Lecture

Classes

1.        

Borrowings in the History of English

The Adventure of English – episode 2

2.        

Phonology: Vocalic System (from OE up to 1400)

Anarchy in the Times of King Stephen

3.        

Phonology: The Rise of New Diphthongs

Anarchy in the Times of King Stephen

4.        

Phonology: Great Vowel Shift

Ormulum

5.        

Phonology: Post-GVS Vocalic Developments

Proclamation of King Henry III

6.        

Phonology: Consonants

Test 1

7.        

Morphology: Nouns

Cuckoo’s Song

8.        

Morphology: Pronouns

Wycliffe’s Translation of the Psalter

9.        

Morphology: Verbs

The Adventure of English – episode 3

10.     

Morphology: Derivational Morphology

Chaucer’s English

11.     

Syntax: Word-order

Tyndale’s Translation of the Bible

12.     

Syntax: Do-Support

Test 2

13.     

Syntax: Tenses

The Adventure of English – episode 4

14.     

Syntax: Modals

Shakespeare’s English

15.     

Reserve

Re-tests and signatures

Autor: Jerzy Wójcik
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