Introduction to the History of the English Language



Time and place

  • Fr 10:15-11:45, Room KH 0.011 (exclude vac) ICS

Das sprachhistorische Seminar gehört in folgenden Studiengängen jeweils zu folgenden Modulen:

  • Lehramt Englisch an Gymnasien: Zwischenmodul Linguistics|. (Zulassungsvoraussetzung: abgelegtes Basismodul |Linguistics|)
  • BA English and American Studies: |Hauptmodul B| (Requirements: completed |Zwischenmodul II)

Scheinerwerb: Klausur


This course will give an overview of the development of the English language from its roots as a Germanic dialect to its present state, looking at different aspects such as phonology, morphology, syntax and lexis. Students will be required to give short presentations. The course will conclude with a written test.

Additional information

Expected participants: 25