LING 390

The Growth of Modern English

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

The linguistic history of the English language from its Proto-Indo-European origins to the 18th century. Topics include the causes of language change, the development of the phonological, morphosyntactic and lexical systems of English, and the significance of social and regional dialects.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of LING 390, ENGL 390, ENGL 440.

Undergraduate course in Linguistics offered by the Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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