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The origins and development of the English language

John Algeo

The origins and development of the English language

by John Algeo

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Published by Wadsworth Cengage Learning in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-280) and indexes.

    StatementJohn Algeo ; based on the original work of Thomas Pyles.
    ContributionsPyles, Thomas, 1905-1980.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1075 .A54 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 347 p. :
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24073123M
    ISBN 101428231455
    ISBN 109781428231450
    LC Control Number2008930433

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    English language, a West Germanic language of the Indo-European language family that is closely related to Frisian, German, and Dutch languages. It originated in England and is the dominant language of the U.S., the U.K., Canada, Australia, Ireland, and New Zealand. It has become the world’s lingua franca. Celtic and Old Norse. Urdu and Iroquoian. Latin and French. Correct Wrong. 5. Published in , the first monolingual English dictionary was: Nathaniel Bailey's Universal Etymological Dictionary of the English Language. Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the Author: Richard Nordquist.

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After some general chapters on language and linguistics, the book takes the development of our language chronologically. It begins with the Proto-Indo-European (PIE) and Proto-Germanic phases, before English existed as a language.

It then goes through Old English, Middle English, early modern English, and late modern English.4/4(12). ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE isn't only for geeks, mind you.

There's a helpful index at the back and if you want to learn more about a word or a particular age in our language's history, it's no trouble. A la fin, this book is worth however much money it Reviews: 9.

This book is a great introduction into the history of the English language. This is an older edition, but it is still great. It mainly gives some insight into Old English up to Modern English. This includes grammar, lexicon, etc. It also gives background information about events that led to changes from Germanic to English/5(9).

THE ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE reflects current research and takes a linguistic-analysis approach with a focus on the facts of /5(25).

I wouldn't recommend this book to the average person who just wants to know a little bit about the history of the English language (there are easier, less academically dense texts for that). It provides detailed explanations of how language evolved and influences that shaped the language/5.

The Origins and Development of the English Language John Algeo This text is intended for History of the English Language courses that are generally taken by linguistics and English majors as well as future teachers of English (for whom the course is often required).

Updated to reflect current evaluation and rewritten for extra readability of presentation, the sixth model of the biggest-selling THE ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE continues to take a linguistic-analysis technique and focuses on the info of language considerably than on theoretical approaches.

This second edition of The History of the English Language- A Sourcebook provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to the origins and development of the English language. First published inthe book contains over fifty illustrative passages, drawn from the oldest English to the twentieth century.

The passages are contextualised by individual introductions and grouped into the traditional periods of Old English, Early Middle English, Later Middle English, Early Modern English Author: David Burnley. The Origins and Development of the English Language (Textbook).

Here are five of our favorite books about the evolution of the English language. 1 Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English by John McWhorter John McWhorter’s Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue covers the origins of English as a lingua franca and how the influences of history, such as Viking raids and Germanic invasions, have.

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The Origin and Development of the Bengali Language Item Preview 1 CHATTERJI_Origin-Development-of-Bengali_Volpdf. I've read this book a little and find many phonetics as well as multilingual directional guide for learning a language especially Bengali Language.

Updated to reflect current research and rewritten for further clarity of presentation, the sixth edition of the best-selling THE ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE continues to take a linguistic-analysis approach and focuses on the facts of language rather than on theoretical ant Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or 4/5(3).

The fourth edition of The Origins and Development of the English Language continues to focus on the internal history of English -- its sounds, grammar, and vocabulary. In organization, the vocabulary is still treated most intensely in the final three chapter of the book.

The history and development of English, from the earliest known writings to its status today as a dominant world language, is a subject of major importance to linguists 2/5(3).

Coming back to the background of the English Language, let me quote a brief history of the English language from a direct source by " [5] M. Boyanova () who describes that the English language. Updated to reflect current research and rewritten for further clarity of presentation, the seventh edition of the best-selling THE ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE continues to take a linguistic-analysis approach and focuses on the facts of language Price: $ This companion to THE ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE expands on material in the main textbook.

Expand coverage of some topics and chapter-by-chapter exercises help you master text material. English is a West Germanic language that originated from Anglo-Frisian dialects brought to Britain in the mid 5th to 7th centuries AD by Anglo-Saxon migrants from what is now northwest Germany, southern Denmark and the Netherlands.

The Anglo-Saxons settled in the British Isles from the mid-5th century and came to dominate the bulk of southern Great Britain. Their language, now called Old English. Jamestown, Virginia, also saw the dawn of American English with English colonizers adopting indigenous words, and adding them to the English language.

The constant influx of new blood due to voluntary and involuntary (i.e. slaves) migration during the 17th, 18th and 19th century meant a variety of English dialects had sprung to life, this.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm: Contents: Language and the English Language: An Introduction --The Sounds of Current English --Letters and Sounds: A Brief History of Writing --The Backgrounds of English --The Old English Period () --The Middle English .