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ENGL 393 History of English Language II

History of the English language from Middle English to Early Modern and present-day English. Emphasis on changes/diversity in pronunciation, meaning/form changes, and sentence structure. Social-historical/cultural factors contributing to linguistic change; other varieties of English, such as Canadian English, Pidgins, Creoles; post-colonial uses of English.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: Two of ENGL 112, ENGL 114, ENGL 150, ENGL 151, ENGL 153. (and third-year standing.)


No sections offered for 2019 Winter.