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122031 TR History of English (2019S)

Tutorial

0.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik

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Language: English

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Thursday 07.03. 18:00 - 20:00 Unterrichtsraum Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 14.03. 18:00 - 20:00 Unterrichtsraum Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 21.03. 18:00 - 20:00 Unterrichtsraum Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 28.03. 18:00 - 20:00 Unterrichtsraum Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 04.04. 18:00 - 20:00 Unterrichtsraum Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 11.04. 18:00 - 20:00 Unterrichtsraum Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 02.05. 18:00 - 20:00 Unterrichtsraum Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 09.05. 18:00 - 20:00 Unterrichtsraum Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 16.05. 18:00 - 20:00 Unterrichtsraum Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 23.05. 18:00 - 20:00 Unterrichtsraum Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 06.06. 18:00 - 20:00 Unterrichtsraum Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 13.06. 18:00 - 20:00 Unterrichtsraum Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 27.06. 18:00 - 20:00 Unterrichtsraum Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21

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Aims, contents and method of the course

In this lecture we shall look at the different forms which English has taken over time. We shall develop and practice methods for analysing and interpreting earlier English texts, for reconstructing properties of earlier Englishes, and for describing and explaining the changes that have given Present Day English its shape. Some of the questions raised will be: why is there so little correspondence between English spelling and pronunciation? Why are there hardly any inflectional endings in Modern English? Why are not all verbs regular?

Please note that the first tutorial session is on 14.03.

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