ENGL 1135: Introduction to Linguistics: Historical

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Course Format Lecture 3.0 h + Seminar 1.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

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This course introduces students to the history and development of the English language from its origins in the Indo-European family through Anglo-Saxon and Middle English to its present day form. It studies the changes that have taken place in sounds, spelling, and ordering, as well as the ways in which English has enriched its vocabulary.

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: LET 4 (or LET 3 with a strong recommendation of concurrent registration in ENGL 1121); a minimum 70% in one of English Studies 12, Literary Studies 12, or English First Peoples 12, or equivalent; ENGL 1120 with a minimum "C" grade; or one of ENGL 1107, 1108, or 1110 with an "S" grade.

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