ERIC Number: ED144086
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Comments and Exercises on Historical Linguistics.
National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.
These exercises, prepared by the National Council of Teachers of English Commission on the English Language, focus on six literary works significant to the history of the English language: "Beowulf,""The Peterborough Chronicle," Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales," Caxton's prologue to "The Boke of Eneydos," the second quarto of Shakespeare's "Hamlet," and Pope's "Epistle to Bathurst." Each exercise contains a discussion of the work and its place in the history of the English language, printed text of the facsimile page, and questions for students. (AA)
Descriptors: Diachronic Linguistics, English, English Instruction, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Linguistics, Literary History, Literature, Secondary Education
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Road, Urbana, Illinois 61801 (Order No. 27665, $2.25 non-member, $1.55 member)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.