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Why Is English so Crazy? (A Short History of the English Language)

In this one time course, students will get a glimpse of the root languages that serve as the foundation for Modern English.
Marilynn K Thomas
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Completed by 4 learners
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25 minutes
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Meets once
year olds
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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will gain appreciation and insight into the English language through introduction of the various linguistic groups and their various spelling and pronunciation rules.
There is no homework.
Not applicable
There will be a short, informal quiz at the end of the class.
25 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Webster's New 20th Century Dictionary of the English Language: "Outline History of the English Language", pp vii-xi. 1979.
The English Language: Its Origin & History by Rudolph C. Bambas 1980
The History of the English Language.  A Source Book by David Burnley. 1992


Marilynn K Thomas
Lives in the United States
Education Specialist
1 total review
1 completed class

About Me

I have taught H.S. English, History of the English Language (Why is English so difficult to read/spell?); Reading for grades K-12 (dyslexics welcome),  Creative writing (Make writing FUN!); and Stop Groaning about GRAMMAR! I have a B.S. from... 
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