Introduction to Historical Linguistics

B.EP.01 Basismodul: EPS Mediävistik (winter 2013–2014)

Slides*

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2Phonetics and Phonology
3Word Order
6Indo-European and Germanic
7Old English
8Language Contact
9Middle English
10OED (dummy)
10The Lexicon
11Early Modern English

Key Concepts

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1Introduction
2Phonetics and Phonology
3Grammar and Syntax
4Morphology and Word Formation
5Language Change
6Indo-European and Germanic
7Old English
8Language Contact
9Middle English
10The Lexicon
11Early Modern English
11PDF Compilation
12PDF Compilation (Selective)

Handouts

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1Syllabus
3English vs German
4Bound Morphemes
4Morphology Exercise
5Cognates Exercise
7Cognates Exercise II
7Old English Sound Changes
7The Paternoster (Old English)
8The Battle of Maldon
8The Paternoster (Old Norse)
9The Paternoster (Middle English)
10Bound Morphemes
12Exam Specifications

Resources/Further Reading