History of English

30 points

Not offered 2024, offered in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences


This course explores language variation and change, and illustrates these notions through a survey of the way in which English has varied and changed during its recorded history. It will look both at the social history of the language and the linguistic changes that have taken place over the last 1400 years.


LING101. RP: Any LING 200 level course


LING220, ENLA320

Recommended Preparation

Any LING 200 level course