From Old English to Standard English: A Coursebook in Language Variation Across Time
This practical course book explores the development of the language from Old English to the establishment of Standard English. This third edition has been expanded to provide further background information, with a supplementary website and new sections to outline the development of writing hands and provide a brief introduction to palaeography.
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2 THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IS BROUGHT TO BRITAIN
3 OLD ENGLISH I
4 OLD ENGLISH II
5 From Old English to Middle English
6 EARLY MIDDLE ENGLISH 12TH CENTURY
7 EARLY MIDDLE ENGLISH 13TH CENTURY
8 NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN TEXTS COMPARED
13 THE LONDON DIALECT CHAUCER LATE 14TH CENTURY
14 EARLY MODERN ENGLISH I THE 15TH CENTURY
15 EARLY MODERN ENGLISH II THE 16TH CENTURY I
16 EARLY MODERN ENGLISH III THE 16TH CENTURY II
17 EARLY MODERN ENGLISH IV THE 17TH CENTURY I
18 EARLY MODERN ENGLISH V THE 17TH CENTURY II
19 MODERN ENGLISH THE 18TH CENTURY
20 FROM OLD ENGLISH TO MODERN ENGLISH COMPARING HISTORICAL TEXTS
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14th century 3rd person aend called changes Chapter Chaucer’s consonant Cursor Mundi cynegils Danelaw derived diphthong Early Modern English East Midlands England evidence example facsimile ffl The lexical ffl The vocabulary French grammar Hart’s hath haue inflections king kyng land language Latin letter lexical vocabulary listed loan-words long vowels longage Lord manere manuscript Middle English Midlands dialect Modern English Northern nouns o†er Öaet OE words ÖIS Old English Old Norse Ormulum Peterborough Chronicle Piers Plowman plural present-day printed pronounced pronunciation punctuation short vowels sound speech speke spelling spelt spoken ßome Standard English style suffix syllables tense Text 37 Text Commentary Book thou Transcription translation verb verse vocabulary of Text Vowel Shift wæs West Saxon wolde Word Book writing written yogh