Linguistics
 

Middle English

Middle English
Detailed study of the principal dialects of Middle English, as illustrated in the literature of the period.
ELANG
526
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesELANG 324; or equivalent.
 TaughtFall even years
 ProgramsContaining ELANG 526
Course Outcomes: 

Middle English Differences

Students will be able to identify some of the most important ways that Middle English differs from Present-day English and Old English and tell how the language is in the process of changing in Middle English.

Reading Middle English Texts

Students will be able to read a Middle English text, with a little help from a glossary or dictionary.

Major Dialect Differences in Middle English

Students will be able to identify the major dialect differences in Middle English.

Language Contact and Sociolinguistics in Middle English

Students will be able to explain concepts of language contact and sociolinguistics as exemplified by Middle English.