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Course Exam

122030 VO History of English (2016W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik

Monday 24.04.2017 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).

Examiners

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Examination topics

The course will combine the classical lecture format with a strong E-Learning component, and independent reading tasks. Reading material will be specified for each subtopic, and handouts, quizzes as well as exercises will be provided online so that students can monitor their own progress in the course of the term.

Assessment and permitted materials

Participants will be assessed on the basis of a written final test, online assignments and quizzes.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The objective of this course is (a) to raise our awareness that English, like any natural language, is a historical system that develops, changes, and maintains its properties as it is passed on among generations of speakers, (b) to learn how to approach and deal with early unfamiliar forms of English, and (c) to practice logical reasoning in linguistic reconstruction and the explanation of language change.

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