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|Genre/Form:||Downloadable audio books
|Material Type:||Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael D C Drout; Recorded Books, Inc.
Title from image of compact disc container on Web page (viewed Feb. 27, 2007).
Previously released on compact disc, 2006.
|Performer(s):||Professor Michael D.C. Drout, lecturer.|
|Description:||1 online resource (1 sound file).|
|Contents:||Lecture 1. The foundations of language: brain, development, acquisition --
Lecture 2. Signs and meanings: semantics --
Lecture 3. Sounds of language: phonetics --
Lecture 4. Sound and meaning: phonology --
Lecture 5. Sound shifts and history --
Lecture 6. The rules: syntax --
Lecture 7. Words, words, words --
Lecture 8. The history of the English language --
Lecture 9. From Germanic to Old English --
Lecture 10. Borrowing and influence: Romans, Celts, Danes (Latin, Celtic, Scandinavian) --
Lecture 11. The Norman Conquest, the influence of French, and the development of Middle English --
Lecture 12. To Modern English: the Great Vowel Shift --
Lecture 13: You say soda, I say pop: dialect, variants, and the development of American English --
Lecture 14. A global language: the present and future of English.
|Series Title:||Modern scholar.|
|Responsibility:||Michael D.C. Drout.|