History of the English Language

Module code: EN1040

This module will provide an introduction to the study of the English language, covering variation and change in its development since the Anglo-Saxon period. In addition to raising your awareness of linguistic issues and challenging popular preconceptions, it will provide you with an understanding of a range of key issues related to the study of language in historical and contemporary contexts.

Learning

  • 10 hours of lectures
  • 10 hours of seminars
  • 130 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Project (100%)