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    The history of the English language [videorecording] / producer, Maya L. Drake ; senior producer, James Blandford.
    Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., 2008
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  • English language -- History.
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  • English language -- Etymology.
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  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100.
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  • English language -- Middle English, 1100-1500.
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  • English language -- United States -- History.
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  • Linguistics.
  • ISBN: 
    9781598034028
    1598034022
    Description: 
    6 videodiscs (ca. 1080 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 218 p. ; 20 cm.)
    Edition: 
    2nd ed.
    Contents: 
    Pt. 1. Lecture 1. Introduction to the study of language -- Lecture 2. The historical study of language -- Lecture 3. Indo-European and the prehistory of English -- Lecture 4. Reconstructing meaning and sound -- Lecture 5. Historical linguistics and studying culture -- Lecture 6. The beginnings of English -- Lecture 7. The Old English worldview -- Lecture 8. Did the Normans really conquer English? -- Lecture 9. What did the Normans do to English? -- Lecture 10. Chaucer's English -- Lecture 11. Dialect representations in Middle English -- Lecture12. Medieval attitudes toward language.
    Pt. 2. Lecture 13. The Return of English as a standard -- Lecture 14. The great vowel shift and modern English -- Lecture 15. The expanding English vocabulary -- Lecture 16. Early modern English syntax and grammar -- Lecture 17. Renaissance attitudes toward teaching English -- Lecture 18. Shakespeare : drama, grammar, pronunciation -- Lecture 19. Shakespeare : poetry, sound, sense -- Lecture 20. The Bible in English -- Lecture 21. Samuel Johnson and his Dictionary -- Lecture 22. New Standards in English -- Lecture 23. Dictionaries and the word histories -- Lecture 24. Values, words, and modernity.
    Pt. 3. Lecture 25. The beginnings of American English -- Lecture 26. American language from Webster to Mencken -- Lecture 27. American rhetoric from Jefferson to Lincoln -- Lecture 28. The language of the American Self -- Lecture 29. American regionalism -- Lecture 30. American dialects in literature -- Lecture 31. The impact of African-American English -- Lecture 32. An Anglophone world -- Lecture 33. The language of science -- Lecture 34. The science of language -- Lecture 35. Linguistics and politics in language study -- Lecture 36. Conclusions and provocations.
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