History of English

30 points

Not offered 2020, offered in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences


This course explores language variation and change, and illustrates these notions through a survey of the way in which English has varied and changed during its recorded history. It will look both at the social history of the language and the linguistic changes that have taken place over the last 1400 years.


LING101 or
ENLA101. RP: Any 200 level LING or
ENLA course


LING320, LING220

Equivalent Courses

Recommended Preparation

Any 200 level LING or ENLA course