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LING 4802 [0.5 credit] Historical Linguistics: English

A theory-intensive course that will study the development of English starting with Proto-Indo-European progressing through Common Germanic to the stages of English itself. Topics include phonological sound changes, phonemic inventories, and morphological and syntactic typology.
Precludes additional credit for LING 4101 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): LING 2005 and LING 2007, and one of LING 3005, LING 3810 or LING 3811.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as LING 5802, ENGL 5101., for which additional credit is precluded.
Seminars three hours a week.