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Table Of Contents

List of Figures
List of Symbols and Conventions
Introduction
1English as a Changing Language
1.3 Lexical Change
1.4 Semantic Change
1.5 Morphological Change
1.6 Syntactic Change
1.7 Study Questions
2Language Families and the Pre-History of English
2.2 The Roots of English and Proto-Indo-European
2.3 Meeting the Ancestors I
2.4 Meeting the Ancestors II
2.5 Study Questions
3Old English, 500–1100
3.2 Social History
3.3 Anglo-Saxon Literature
3.4 The Language of Old English
Table 3.1 Gender classifications for OE nouns
3.5 Doing Anglo-Saxon Gender: Heroic Men andMonstrous Women
3.6 Study Questions
4Middle English, 1100–1500
4.2 Social History
4.3 Middle English Literature
4.4 The Language of Middle English
4.5 Contact and Change: Middle English Creolization?
4.6 Study Questions
5Early Modern English, 1500–1700
5.2 Social History
5.3 Early Modern English Literature
5.4 The Language of Early Modern English
5.5 Contact and Change: English in Barbados
5.6 Study Questions
6Modern English, 1700 Onwards
6.2 The Eighteenth Century and the Rise ofthePrescriptive Tradition
6.3 Nineteenth-Century Contact and Change: TheCase of Singlish
6.4 The Twenty-First Century and Beyond: WhereWill English Boldly Go?
6.5 Conclusion
6.6 Study Questions
Bibliography
Index
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Singh I. the History of English

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Published by Andrey Ivanov
THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH
First published in Great Britain in 2005 by Hodder Education
THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH
First published in Great Britain in 2005 by Hodder Education

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