9780130967718

Companion to History of the English Language

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    9780130967718

  • ISBN10:

    0130967718

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/19/2002
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

This comprehensive and accessible student workbook accompanies the fifth edition of Albert C. Baugh and Thomas Cable's History of the English Language.Each chapter in the workbook corresponds directly to a chapter in the textbook and offers exercises, review questions, extensive supplementary examples, additional explanations and a range of sample extracts taken from texts of different periods. An additional 'pre-chapter' on the sounds of English also provides phonetic information and exercises that will prove useful throughout the book.This third edition has been revised alongside the textbook and includes new exercises to accompany the sections on Gender Issues and Linguistic Change, and African American Vernacular English.This workbook is an invaluable companion for all History of English Language courses.

Table of Contents

Preface
Maps
The Sound of English
Phonetic Symbols
The Vocal Tract
English Consonants
English Vowels
Transcript
English Present and Future
Questions for Review
The Indo-European Family of Languages
Questions for Review
Grimm's Law
The Indo European Family
The Indo-Europeans
Old English
Questions for Review
Old English Consonants
Old English Vowels
Old English Suprasegmentals
Old English Cases
Old English Nouns
Nouns in Sentences
Old English Adjectives
Old English Pronouns
Old Strong Verbs
Old English Syntax and Meter
The Language Illustrated
Foreign Influences on Old English
Questions for Review
Dating Latin Loanwords through Sound Changes
Scandinavian Loanwords
The Norman Conquest and Subjection of English, 1066-1200
Questions for Review
The Reestablishment of English, 1200-1500
Questions for Review
Middle English
Questions for Review
From Old to Middle English: Vowels
From Old to Middle English: Consonants
From Old English to Middle English: Vowel Reduction, Morphology, and Syntax in the Peterborough Chronicle
Chaucers Pronunciation
Middle English Nouns
Middle English Adjectives
Middle English Personal Pronouns
Strong and Weak Verbs in Middle English
Middle English Verbal Inflections
Middle English Dialects
A Middle English Manuscript
The Language Illustrated
The Renaissance, 1500-1650
Questions for Review
Dictionaries of Hard Words
Shakespeares's Pronunciation
The Great Vowel Shift
Nouns
Strong and Weak Verbs
Questions, Negatives and the Auxiliary Do
The Language Illustrated
The Appeal to Authority, 1650-1800
Questions for Review
Johnson's Dictionary
Universal Grammar
The Nineteenth Century and After
Questions for Review
Self-Explaining Compounds
Coinages
Slang
English as a World Language
Pidgins and Creoles
Gender Issues and Pronominal Change
The Language Illustrated
The English Language in America
Questions for Review
The American Dialects
African American Vernacular English: Phonology
African American Vernacular English: Grammar
Present Differentiation of Vocabulary
Dictionary of American Regional English, DARE
The Language Illustrated
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