The earliest English: an introduction to Old English language

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Pearson/Longman, 2005 - Foreign Language Study - 307 pages
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A student-friendly introduction to Old English and the earliest periods of the history of the English Language as it evolved before 1215. * Existing Introductions to Old English are now out-of-date and do not cover the subject in a student-friendly manner. This book is a non-threatening introduction to the subject * The book is conducive to self-study because it uses exercises throughout the text to encourage active learning. *The book covers both technical linguistic aspects as well as historical aspects of the subject.

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About the author (2005)

Chris McCully is Managing Director of the Graduate School for the Humanities at the Rijksuniversiteit, Groningen.