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Weekly History of English Class
In this ongoing class students will learn the history of the English language.
Matthew Grace, M.Ed
315 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 4 learners
There are no upcoming classes.
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
55 minutes per class
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Do you ever wonder why we have two different pronunciations and meanings for "live"? Do you wonder why we say "cat go your tongue" or any of hundreds of other idioms? Why is our grammar so complicated!? Well that's what this class will be about. In this weekly class students we will listen to episodes of "The History of English" podcast, stopping at various points through the podcast to discuss what we have learned. Students will interact with each other on each break in the podcast and talk...
Students will learn new things about the English Language and understand why it is the way it is.
I have an M.Ed in TESOL (English teaching). I have also studied history for most of my life including about 50 hours worth of this History of English Podcast up through Middle English. I also run a podcast on my own so I'm familiar with these.
This is a weekly class so no homework is necessary. I will give some suggested things to do after class but none of it is necessary.
Students should bring a notebook and pencil/pen if they want to write things down.
As this is a weekly class there is no assessment given. If you would like a version of this class with assessment available you can sign up for the 12-week version here: https://outschool.com/classes/history-of-english-with-multimedia-foundations-pE9DWuLt?usid=NkO7ExQL&signup=true&utm_campaign=share_activity_link
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
The History of English Podcast which has a list of sources about 30 books long. If you want to check it the link is in the links down below.
Matthew Grace, M.Ed
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
315 total reviews
359 completed classes
Hello! I'm Matthew and I'm excited to help you with your educational goals! A little about the classes I teach: - I teach Languages: English(Masters in TESOL), all levels, and Chinese, specialized for beginners. - I also teach Math(Bachelors in...