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Origins and Nature of English Vocabulary

CLA 208/ENG 240/LIN 208/TRA 208

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The origins and nature of English vocabulary, from Proto-Indo-European prehistory to current slang via Beowulf. Emphasis on linguistic tools and methodology. Topics include the Greek and Latin elements of English, the wonders and complexities of reading and translating ancient texts, the study of language families.
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Section L01

Section P01

Section P02

  • Type: Precept
  • Section: P02
  • Status: O
  • Enrollment: 2
  • Capacity: 15
  • Class Number: 40965
  • Schedule: W 02:30 PM-03:20 PM

Section P03

Section P04

Section P05