History of English Language

  1. Introduction to English Language
  2. Assets and Liabilities
  3. The Indo-European Family of Language
  4. Old English- Characteristics, Sources of New Words, Development of the Word English & England
  5. Foreign Influences on Old English
  6. The Norman Conquest; Subjugation & Re-establishment of English
  7. Middle English- Characteristics, Sources of New Words
  8. The Renaissance
  9. The Appeal to Authority- 18th Century Grammarians
  10. The Nineteenth Century and After…
  11. The English Language in America- History & Differences
  12. Historical Linguistics: Methods of Reconstructing Languages