A Companion to Baugh and Cable's a History of the English Language

A Companion to Baugh and Cable's a History of the English Language

By: Thomas Cable (author)Hardback

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This comprehensive and accessible student workbook accompanies the fifth edition of Albert C. Baugh and Thomas Cable's History of the English Language. Each chapter in the workbook corresponds directly to a chapter in the textbook and offers exercises, review questions, extensive supplementary examples, additional explanations and a range of sample extracts taken from texts of different periods. An additional 'pre-chapter' on the sounds of English also provides phonetic information and exercises that will prove useful throughout the book. This third edition has been revised alongside the textbook and includes new exercises to accompany the sections on Gender Issues and Linguistic Change, and African American Vernacular English. This workbook is an invaluable companion for all History of English Language courses.

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Preface; Maps; 0 The Sound of English: 0.1 Phonetic Symbols, 0.2 The Vocal Tract, 0.3 English Consonants, 0.4 English Vowels, 0.5 Transcript; 1 English Present and Future: 1.1 Questions for Review; 2 The Indo-European Family of Languages: 2.1 Questions for Review, 2.2 Grimm's Law, 2.3 The Indo European Family, 2.4 The Indo-Europeans; 3 Old English: 3.1 Questions for Review, 3.2 Old English Consonants, 3.3 Old English Vowels, 3.4 Old English Suprasegmentals, 3.5 Old English Cases, 3.6 Old English Nouns, 3.7 Nouns in Sentences, 3.8 Old English Adjectives, 3.9 Old English Pronouns, 3.10 Old Strong Verbs, 3.11 Old English Syntax and Meter, 3.12 The Language Illustrated; 4 Foreign Influences on Old English: 4.1 Questions for Review, 4.2 Dating Latin Loanwords through Sound Changes, 4.3 Scandinavian Loanwords; 5 The Norman Conquest and Subjection of English, 1066-1200: 5.1 Questions for Review; 6 The Reestablishment of English, 1200-1500: 6.1 Questions for Review; 7 Middle English: 7.1 Questions for Review, 7.2 From Old to Middle English: Vowels, 7.3 From Old to Middle English: Consonants, 7.4 From Old English to Middle English: Vowel Reduction, Morphology, and Syntax in the Peterborough Chronicle, 7.5 Chaucers Pronunciation, 7.6 Middle English Nouns, 7.7 Middle English Adjectives, 7.8 Middle English Personal Pronouns, 7.9 Strong and Weak Verbs in Middle English, 7.10 Middle English Verbal Inflections, 7.11 Middle English Dialects, 7.12 A Middle English Manuscript, 7.13 The Language Illustrated; 8 The Renaissance, 1500-1650: 8.1 Questions for Review, 8.2 Dictionaries of Hard Words, 8.3 Shakespeares's Pronunciation, 8.4 The Great Vowel Shift, 8.5 Nouns, 8.9 Strong and Weak Verbs, 8.10 Questions, Negatives and the Auxiliary Do, 8.11 The Language Illustrated; 9 The Appeal to Authority, 1650-1800: 9.1 Questions for Review, 9.2 Johnson's Dictionary, 9.3 Universal Grammar; 10 The Nineteenth Century and After: 10.1 Questions for Review, 10.2 Self-Explaining Compounds, 10.3 Coinages, 10.4 Slang, 10.5 English as a World Language, 10.6 Pidgins and Creoles, 10.7 Gender Issues and Pronominal Change, 10.8 The Language Illustrated; 11 The English Language in America: 11.1 Questions for Review, 11.2 The American Dialects, 11.3 African American Vernacular English: Phonology, 11.4 African American Vernacular English: Grammar, 11.5 Present Differentiation of Vocabulary, 11.6 Dictionary of American Regional English, DARE, 11.7 The Language Illustrated.

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  • publication date: 27/06/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780415298957
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780415298957
  • weight: 612
  • ISBN10: 0415298954

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