英語語言史
The History of the English Language
  

This course provides an introduction to the study of the English language from a historical, linguistic, and philological perspective, as well as an overview of the study of the Englishes that populate our globe.

There are three main goals of this course:

  • Familiarize students with historical background of the English language.

  • Familiarize students with the various phases of change that the English language has experienced since prehistoric Old English.

  • Familiarize students with the spread of the English language, and the sociopolitical factors that transformed English into a world-wide international language.