Introduction to Historical Linguistics

B.EP.01 Basismodul: EPS Mediävistik (winter 2014–2015)

Slides*

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1Introduction
2Phonetics and Phonology
3Grammar and Syntax
4Morphology
6Indo-European and Germanic
6Verners Law
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 (Selective)
11PDF Compilation

Handouts

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1Syllabus
2Describing (English) Phonemes
3Mark Twain
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)
9Genesis
9Summary of Sound Changes
9The Paternoster (Middle English)
10Bound Morphemes
10EULA
11Exam Specifications

Resources/Further Reading