Exploring the English language
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  • 2011-06-15T09:00:00.000Z
  • 2011-06-15T15:04:00.000Z
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  • 2016-03-07T12:34:01.000Z
  • 2016-03-09T10:56:00.000Z
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Title Exploring the English language
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  • <p>In this unit you will consider key developments in the English language from the end of the fifteenth century to the nineteenth century. You will study how the social and political changes of this period affected the English language as well as the development of new tools and ways of thinking about language. </p><p>Firstly, however, some useful &#x2018;tools of the trade’ – you'll take a look at some vital foundations of English grammar.</p><p>This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from <i>Exploring the English language</i> (U211) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in this <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/languages/english-language/index.htm"> subject area</a></span>. </p>
  • How has the English language changed over the course of the last 500 years? What are the social and political contexts that have affected how these changes have come about? This unit will consider the development of the English language from the 15th to the 19th century.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/english-language/exploring-the-english-language/content-section-0" /> First published on Wed, 15 Jun 2011 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/english-language/exploring-the-english-language/content-section-0">Exploring the English language</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2011
  • How has the English language changed over the course of the last 500 years? What are the social and political contexts that have affected how these changes have come about? This free course, Exploring the English language, will consider the development of the English language from the 15th to the 19th century.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/english-language/exploring-the-english-language/content-section-0" /> First published on Wed, 09 Mar 2016 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/english-language/exploring-the-english-language/content-section-0">Exploring the English language</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2016
  • How has the English language changed over the course of the last 500 years? What are the social and political contexts that have affected how these changes have come about? This free course, Exploring the English language, will consider the development of the English language from the 15th to the 19th century.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/english-language/exploring-the-english-language/content-section-0" /> First published on Wed, 15 Jun 2011 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/english-language/exploring-the-english-language/content-section-0">Exploring the English language</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2011
  • <p>In this course you will consider key developments in the English language from the end of the fifteenth century to the nineteenth century. You will study how the social and political changes of this period affected the English language as well as the development of new tools and ways of thinking about language. </p><p>Firstly, however, some useful &#x2018;tools of the trade’ – you'll take a look at some vital foundations of English grammar.</p><p>This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 2 study in <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/find/languages?LKCAMPAIGN=ebook_&amp;MEDIA=ou">English Language</a></span>.</p>
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